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Have you won Moneywise’s £1,000 prize draw?

Monday, 08 May 2017 | News

Almost 50,000 people voted in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017 – and one lucky participant has scooped a £1,000 cash prize.

Deal of the week: locate UK cash machines with free app

Friday, 05 May 2017 | News

Never be left without cash again. A new app has been launched this week, which can locate more than 70,000 cash machines across the UK.

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.

M&S boosts current account switching bonus to £185

Thursday, 27 April 2017 | News

M&S Bank has increased the reward given to consumers who move their current account, with £185 in gift vouchers now offered to switchers.

Triodos to launch ethical current account – how does it compare?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | News

Triodos Bank has today unveiled a new ethical current account, with customers able to open it from June 2017.

Tesco Bank reopens 3% interest current account but tightens eligibility criteria

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 | News

Tesco Bank has reopened applications for its 3% interest current account, although new customers face restrictions if they want to earn the headline rate.

Halifax slashes current account switching bonus, should you still move?

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 | News

Halifax has reduced the cash incentive it offers to new customers switching to its current accounts.

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.