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Zopa to launch Innovative Finance Isa while axing ‘safeguard’ fund

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | News

Peer-to-peer (P2P) provider Zopa is set to launch its first Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa), it’s announced today, although the retirement of its “safeguard” fund could leave investors more exposed to bad loans.

Should you ditch Premium Bonds for the Family Windfall Bond?

Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Article

Many savers are looking for other options now that the effective prize rate for NS&I's Premium Bonds has been slashed.

Government sells remaining stake in Lloyds

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 | News

Lloyds Banking Group has now fully returned to private ownership, as the government has today confirmed it’s sold its remaining stake in the Group.

Introductory bonuses drive 57% of current account switches

Monday, 15 May 2017 | News

Introductory offers are the main reason consumers switch their current account to a new provider, reveal the results of a Moneywise poll of 3,000 readers.

Peer-to-peer lending rises as Moneywise users seek higher returns

Monday, 15 May 2017 | News

Nearly half (48%) of Moneywise.co.uk readers use peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in a bid to earn higher returns on savings, our latest poll results reveal.

Savings update: challenger bank rates creep up

Friday, 12 May 2017 | News

New banks continue to edge up their fixed rate deals. Aldermore Bank has increased the rate on its one-year bond to 1.5%, just behind the best deal at 1.55% from Charter Savings Bank.

I’ve been locked out of my bank account by Barclays

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | Article

This article was written by Moneywise's Fight for your Rights columnist Simon Read in response to a reader’s query.

Have you won Moneywise’s £1,000 prize draw?

Monday, 08 May 2017 | News

Almost 50,000 people voted in the Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2017 – and one lucky participant has scooped a £1,000 cash prize.

Deal of the week: locate UK cash machines with free app

Friday, 05 May 2017 | News

Never be left without cash again. A new app has been launched this week, which can locate more than 70,000 cash machines across the UK.

Consumers hit by £300 million unarranged overdraft fees

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Going overdrawn continues to be a costly mistake with consumers paying a combined £300 million in unarranged overdraft fees in the past year.