Saving & banking

Millions of savers could be missing out on best rates because they don’t bank online

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | News

Millions of older savers could be missing out on the top interest rates because they don’t bank online.

The day crooks tried to buy £600 of champagne with my debit card

Friday, 01 February 2019 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Even financial journalists can be targeted by fraudsters, as Edmund Greaves has discovered

American Express shuts down Curve card access 48 hours after introduction

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 | News

Curve card customers hoping to use an American Express card through their Curve app have had the service cut short.

Savings update: new top rate easy-access account pays 1.55%

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 | News

Easy-access rates are creeping up.

Savings update: Paragon Bank launches 1.45% easy access deal with NO catches

Thursday, 24 January 2019 | News

Paragon Bank has launched an online easy-access account with a rate of 1.45%.

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.