Saving & banking

Contactless payments overtake chip and pin for the first time

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 | News

Contactless transactions have overtaken chip and pin payments for the first time in the UK, according to payment processing company Worldpay.

Saved for the nation: the £50 note gets a reprieve, and completes the polymer cash puzzle

Monday, 15 October 2018 | News

Spenders with a predilection for £50 notes will be pleased to hear that the banknote has been given a stay of execution by the Treasury.

Isas, Jisas and anything you Likesas

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Blog | By Jasmine Birtles

Isas have been around for nearly 20 years but are still not fully grasped by, frankly, anyone in the UK

Savings update: Marcus savings account from Goldman Sachs pushes rates up across the board

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | News

Rates on online savings accounts are edging up after the arrival of the Marcus savings account from investment bank Goldman Sachs last month.

Super-size your savings with these easy switches

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Article

Are your savings accounts earning the best interest rate? If not, it’s time to vote with your feet so your cash works harder for you

What is my monthly income from savings?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Question and Answer

A monthly income savings account is much like a standard savings account. You deposit money into the account and in return the bank or building society pays you interest.

I tangled myself in a web of mobile finance and it nearly got me in trouble

Friday, 05 October 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I do everything in my financial life through my mobile phone. From current to savings accounts and credit cards and reward cards, I have turned my money fully digital and I find it makes managing money much easier.

Banks slash cash rewards and switching offers for customers

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

Customers looking for a good current account deal will struggle as banks have significantly cut cash rewards and switching offers over the past six months.

Savings update: Charter Savings Bank chases table-topping Goldman Sachs

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has launched an easy-access account with a table-topping interest rate.

Read our 10 most popular stories from September 2018

Monday, 01 October 2018 | News

Make sure you're up to date with all the latest news, tips and guides by reading the 10 most popular stories on in September 2018.