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A brief guide to peer-to-peer lending: our 4-part series

Welcome to our guide to peer to peer lending. Our four articles in the series explain what peer to peer lending is, how it works and what you should look out for.

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Deal of the week: earn £200 for switching your current account

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Move your current account to HSBC and stay for a year and you can earn a £200 switching bonus.

Metro Bank named Britain’s most trusted financial provider

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Metro Bank has retained its title as Britain’s most trusted financial provider at the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017.

Best banking apps of 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017 | Article

Smartphone apps are fast becoming the most popular way for customers to interact with their bank, but which ones are genuinely ground-breaking, and how safe are they to use?

Royal Bank of Scotland voted UK’s least trustworthy provider for fourth year

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been voted the least trustworthy financial services provider for the fourth year in a row by readers of Moneywise.

Savings rates are on the rise: here are the top paying accounts

Monday, 19 June 2017 | News

Rates on both easy-access accounts and fixed-rate bonds continue to rise.

Savers can take a punt on Brexit outcome with new building society bond

Monday, 19 June 2017 | News

Family Building Society is giving savers the opportunity to take a punt on the outcome of Brexit with two new Brexit bonds.

Atom Bank boosts savings rates to topple best buys

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | News

Savings rates have been boosted as Atom Bank has unveiled four new best buy rates - although you will need a smartphone app to take advantage.

Interest rates held at 0.25% but calls for hike mounting

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | News

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again voted to keep the Bank of England interest rate at 0.25%.  

New £20,000 Isa allowance: where to find the best savings rates

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | News

Savers can now earn 1.7% fixed for one year with Atom Bank, or 1.55% with both Charter Savings Bank and Kent Reliance.

Bank of Scotland to cut Vantage interest rate – should you move your current account?

Thursday, 08 June 2017 | News

Bank of Scotland will cut the headline rate offered on its Vantage current account this weekend, so is it time to move your money?