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Consumers hit by £300 million unarranged overdraft fees

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Going overdrawn continues to be a costly mistake with consumers paying a combined £300 million in unarranged overdraft fees in the past year.

True money stories from smart people: The naked truth

Friday, 24 February 2017 | Article

Have you noticed how much British people like to get their kit off nowadays? So much for ‘reserved’ Brits

Are online banks safe?

Friday, 09 December 2016 | Article

Following the recent Tesco Bank online banking scandal that is being investigated by the police, we look at how you can keep your money safe. Plus tips on how to manage multiple passwords.

3.2 million people use Current Account Switching Service in first three years

Friday, 16 September 2016 | News

Over 3.2 million people have moved bank accounts via the Current Account Switching Service (Cass), which launched three years ago today to encourage more people to shop around for better value current accounts.

Plastic £5 note launches: what you need to know

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | News

A new £5 note featuring former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill launches today, becoming the first Bank of England note to be printed on polymer – a thin flexible plastic.

Looking to switch current account? Get £200 with HSBC

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 | News

HSBC has revived its £200 sign-up offer for people who switch to its Advance or Premier current...

Deal of the week: Fed up with overdraft fees? This could be the account for you

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 | News

Every week Moneywise’s product researcher Tom Wilson picks out his favourite deal. This week – Virgin Money’s genuinely fee-free current account.

Double blow to 123 account holders as Santander announces rate cut and overdraft fees hike

Monday, 15 August 2016 | News

Santander customers have been hit with a double blow as the bank has announced it will cut the interest rate on its flagship 123 account from 1 November, while it will also hike its overdraft fees in early 2017.

Overdraft fees to be capped in current account market shake-up

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 | News

Consumers are being stung with unauthorised overdraft charges totalling £1.2 billion a year, according to a two-year investigation into the current account market by the competition watchdog published today.

Time to change bank? Current account switchers flock to Halifax

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 | News

More than three million people have moved bank account using the guaranteed switching service since it launched in 2013, and Halifax has gained the most customers.