current accounts

Open banking arrives in the UK – what does it mean for you?

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | News

A potential revolution in banking starts today, although many customers are still unaware that changes are occurring.

NatWest launches £125 current account switch offer

Friday, 12 January 2018 | News

NatWest is offering £125 to customers who switch to one of its current accounts - its first switching offer since 2009.

Hidden treasure: Unearth your lost accounts

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | Article

Thousands of pounds could be lying in dormant accounts and lost pensions. Here’s how to track down your cash.

Five banks fail to meet open banking deadline

Thursday, 21 December 2017 | News

Five banks have been given extra time to comply with the new “open banking” rules after it became clear they would miss the January 2018 deadline.

Paper £10 notes to be withdrawn from March 2018

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

Paper £10 notes featuring Charles Darwin will cease to be legal tender from 11.59pm on 1 March 2018, the Bank of England has announced.

Monzo users plagued by yet more card outages

Thursday, 26 October 2017 | News

Monzo has apologised to its 450,000 prepaid card users for multiple system failures, which have left customers unable to make payments in recent days.

How to get 3.26% interest on your £10,000 savings – the Moneywise model savings portfolio

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 | Article

Cash savers continue to battle against low interest rates and poor returns across the market, but there are ways to get more out of your savings pot.

Current account switching – the winners, the losers, and the best deals

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 | News

Nationwide was the biggest net winner of current account switches in the first three months of this year, according to new data.

Keep it current – use a bank account to maximise your savings

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | Article

While rates have nudged up recently, it is still hard to get a good return on savings you may need to access it in an emergency.

Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks launch £250 current account switch offer

Monday, 23 October 2017 | News

New customers who switch to one of Clydesdale or Yorkshire banks’ current accounts can earn a £250 cash bonus when they use the seven-day Current Account Switching Service (CASS).