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Everyday sexism rife in financial communications

Friday, 23 March 2018 | News

Both the media and businesses must not assume that women are any less savvy than men when it comes to managing their finances.

First Direct launches voice-activated Siri payments

Monday, 19 March 2018 | News

First Direct has become the latest bank to offer voice-activated payments to customers using the Siri tool on Apple iPhones.

Moneywise users cautious about fingerprint and facial recognition payments

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | News users are interested in using biometric technology to make payments, such as fingerprint and facial recognition, but are cautious about doing so.

Starling Bank unveils partnership with range of financial services providers

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | News

Starling Bank customers can now access several new financial provider partners in their in-app ‘Marketplace’.

Current account users hit with £152 a year in ‘hidden fees’

Friday, 09 February 2018 | News

Current account customers unwittingly rack up significant charges each year, new research reveals.

Number of free-to-use cash machines could ‘significantly fall’

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | News

Plans to cut the fees ATM hosts earn could lead to a “significant reduction” in free-to-use cash machines, one expert has warned.  

Was switching my bank account worth it?

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

For the first time in my adult life, I switched my current account provider, and it was an interesting experience.

‘I wouldn’t use open banking’, say three in four Moneywise users

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | News

Nearly three in four (73%) users would not use open banking, according to the results of our recent poll of over 900 people.

Mastercard to introduce fingerprint and facial recognition payment technology

Monday, 29 January 2018 | News

Shoppers may find their experience of making payments quicker and more secure in future under plans to roll out so-called biometric technology.

Vanishing cash machines: Has your community lost access to ATMs?

Friday, 19 January 2018 | News

Communities are losing access to cash machines and the problem is set to get worse, according to research from Which?.