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Stat of the Month: Shoppers make 13.2 billion card payments, overtaking cash

Monday, 18 June 2018 | News

Debit cards have overtaken cash for the first time as the most popular way for consumers to shop, according to new figures.

Happy birthday, £2 coin

Friday, 15 June 2018 | News

The £2 coin is 20 years old today, and to commemorate the occasion, comparison website GoCompare Money has unearthed 10 fascinating facts about the youngest and most valuable coin in circulation.

New one-stop service launches for families to tell banks when a loved one dies

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 | News

A new service has launched to enable bereaved families to report a death to major financial services providers in one go.

Savings update: Atom Bank pays over 2% for first time in two years

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 | News

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, here are some of the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in June 2018.

NS&I slashes deposit limit on guaranteed growth bonds

Monday, 11 June 2018 | News

Savers with larger deposits will be unhappy that NS&I has slashed the ceiling on its deposits.

First Direct named Britain's most trusted financial provider

Friday, 08 June 2018 | News

First Direct has been crowned Britain’s most trusted financial provider at the 10th Moneywise Customer Service Awards. This is the sixth year that the bank has won the top prize over the decade.

MPs have 'lost confidence' in TSB boss

Friday, 08 June 2018 | News

MPs on the Treasury Committee have ‘lost confidence’ in Paul Pester, TSB’s chief executive, following the bank’s computer meltdown.

TSB boss apologises for ‘aggressive’ fraud attacks since computer meltdown

Thursday, 07 June 2018 | News

Facing a second grilling by the Treasure Committee this week, TSB boss Paul Pester admitted that fraudsters had “exploited” its computer migration problems at the end of April to target its customers.

TSB computer meltdown to be investigated by financial regulator

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 | News

An investigation into the computer failure that left up to 1.9 million TSB customers without access to the bank’s online banking and mobile apps, has been launched by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).