Saving & banking

Santander to close 140 branches: find out if your local bank will be axed

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | News

Santander has announced plans to axe nearly a quarter of its branch network in a move that will affect thousands of customers and puts 1,270 jobs at risk.

Rural cash machines to be saved by bumper fees for local operators - but thousands could still disappear

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | News

Cash machine operators are to be given a “super premium” in remote areas to help reduce the number of ATM closures.

Savings update: Cynergy launches 1.5% easy access deal to match Marcus

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | News

Cynergy is the latest bank to raise its easy-access account rate to 1.5% for new savers. 

Check before you switch: changing current account for cash could be more expensive in the long run

Friday, 18 January 2019 | News

While lots of people at this time of year are enticed to switch banks by the upfront gifts or cash on offer, they need to look at the long-term benefits.

Is it still worth taking out a Cash Isa?

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Article

The popularity of Cash Isas has been falling in recent years as savers look for higher paying alternatives.

Pick the winner of the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019 | Article

It’s time to have your say about the financial firms that have gone that extra mile for you and to name and shame those that have let you down

Don't give up on Quitters Day: keeping resolutions simple will help you add up

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

Banks rake in their biggest profits from the over 60s - because they leave cash in their current accounts

Monday, 14 January 2019 | News

High street banks are raking in profits from older customers who don’t switch and leave large sums in current accounts that pay low interest.

Savings update: top easy-access accounts pay 1.5% but come with a catch

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 | News

A growing number of providers are offering a top easy-access rate of 1.5%. However, all of them come with a catch.

Deal of the week: earn £125 for switching your bank account with First Direct

Friday, 04 January 2019 | News

Move your current account over to First Direct and you could earn a £125 switching bonus.