banking

Post Office network is at “tipping point” with thousands of branches at risk of closure

The Post Office network is on the brink of collapse, with thousands of branches set to close in the coming year, it has been claimed.

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HSBC launches new rewards credit card - but are there better alternatives?

HSBC has launched a new credit card with an APR of 21.9% that allows you to earn rewards as you spend.

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Metro Bank tells customers their cash is safe after false social media rumours cause queues at branches

Metro Bank has reassured customers that their money is safe after false rumours on social media at the weekend suggested the bank was experiencing financial problems.

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Big banks closing branches shouldn't force customers to use Post Office, warns Treasury Committee

The Parliamentary Treasury Committee has published a report today that criticizes banks for effectively using the Post Office and taxpayer money to bail out their shrinking branch networks.

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Funny money: millions of Australian $50 notes printed with an embarrassing typo

Millions of $50 Australian dollars have gone into circulation with an embarrassing typo on them.

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Coventry Building Society offers market leading easy-access Cash Isa as it boosts savings rates

Coventry Building Society has increased the rate on its easy-access Cash Isa to a market-leading rate of 1.5%.

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Monzo introduces in-app energy deal switching with up to £50 credit - how does it stack up?

Customers of Monzo will soon be able to switch energy deals using its banking app and earn up to £50 credit towards their bills.

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Free cash machines replaced by fee-charging ATMs at an alarming rate with 1,700 already axed this year

Britain’s free cash machines risk being wiped out unless urgent action is taken to protect them, consumer group Which? has warned.

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Help! The last bank in town has shut

There has been a raft of bank closures across the UK in recent years, leaving many people without ready access to cash. We look at why banks are closing and how it is affecting local communities

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney to step down as hunt for replacement begins

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced that the search for a new governor has begun.

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