Saving & banking

Cash machines closing at a rate of 250 a month as two million at risk of losing access to cash

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | News

Cash machines are closing at a rate of 250 a month, as a result of more and more people turning to contactless payments, according to new figures from cash machine network provider Link.

Hargreaves Lansdown launches "Active Savings" to offer fixed-term cash savings accounts

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | News

Fund supermarket teams up with banks and building societies to offer fixed-term accounts.

Low earners to get 50% savings bonus with Help to Save scheme

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | News

Low earners are to finally be given access to a new government savings scheme that offers generous incentives to put money away.

Barclays customers can now manage their current accounts from rival providers through its app

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | News

Barclays has joined the Open Banking revolution with the launch of a new feature on its banking app that will allow customers to manage multiple current accounts from different providers. 

Savings update: top rates stuck as banks still don't pass on rate rise

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | News

One-year fixed-rate bonds are popular with savers, but rates have not improved since the rise in base rate last month, research by savings website Savings Champion shows.

Savings update: big banks still not passing on base rate change

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | News

One month on from the Bank of England base rate hike from 0.5% to 0.75%, many of the nine biggest high street banks have failed to pass on the 0.25-point rise, research from data analysts Moneyfacts reveals.

TSB chief executive quits following string of IT meltdowns

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 | News

Paul Pester, chief executive of TSB Bank, has stepped down after seven years following a series of IT failures that left thousands of customers without access to their accounts.

Read our 10 most popular stories from August 2018

Monday, 03 September 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 August 2018.

One million missing Child Trust Funds: track your kid's account down

Monday, 03 September 2018 | News

The first children to receive CTF accounts are set to turn 16 – but millions are missing out.

NS&I raises rates on three accounts: how do they stack up?

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | News

Savers who are considering depositing money with National Savings and Investments (NS&I) will be pleased to hear that the savings bank has raised interest rates on three accounts.