Saving & banking

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.

Cap the tax-free pension lump sum to help pay for public services, says think tank

Friday, 04 January 2019 | News

The tax-free pension lump sum, pensions tax relief and inheritance tax breaks should all be reined in to help pay for public services, a leading think tank has proposed. 

Moneywise Children’s Savings Awards 2019

Thursday, 20 December 2018 | Article

Meet the winning companies that are helping children and their parents to choose cash and investment accounts wisely

Savings update: Ford Money ups the rate of its easy access account

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | News

Average rates are rising across the board for first time in seven years.

Ban on overdraft fixed fees planned by regulator in a "radical" crackdown on banks' punitive charges

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | News

Banking customers will no longer be shown daily or monthly fees for overdrafts in a new crackdown by the financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

New rights to protect gig economy workers: here's what they mean for you

Monday, 17 December 2018 | News

The government is setting out what it claims is the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years to meet the challenges of the changing world of work and the growing gig economy.