banks

Bank IT failures damaging credit scores of thousands of customers

Bank IT failures are not just proving to be a huge inconvenience for customers, they are also damaging their credit scores, new research shows.

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The day crooks tried to buy £600 of champagne with my debit card

Even financial journalists can be targeted by fraudsters, as Edmund Greaves has discovered

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Santander to close 140 branches: find out if your local bank will be axed

Santander has announced plans to axe nearly a quarter of its branch network in a move that will affect thousands of customers and puts 1,270 jobs at risk.

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Rural cash machines to be saved by bumper fees for local operators - but thousands could still disappear

Cash machine operators are to be given a “super premium” in remote areas to help reduce the number of ATM closures.

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Why can’t I write a cheque in blue ink?

Moneywise helps a reader trying to pay in cheques

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Britain risks 'sleepwalking' into a cashless society that could leave millions struggling

Britain risks sleepwalking into a cashless society that could leave millions of people struggling, a new report warns.

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Savings update: More savings accounts to match Goldman Sachs

Rates on easy-access accounts are floating upwards.

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MPs launch inquiry into "astonishing" number of high-street bank IT meltdowns

MPs have launched a new inquiry into the “astonishing” number of IT failures in the financial services sector following a string of recent meltdowns at high-street banks.

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Banking meltdown? How not to go into the red

IT banking failures are increasingly common, leaving millions of customers locked out of their accounts. In some cases, customers are then falling prey to scammers. Here’s how to protect yourself

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My bank won’t lend me more money because I’m too old

It’s a decade since reader EF’s husband died. He used to sort out all the finances, so she asked her children to help since his death.

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