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HSBC bottom in our banking poll as First Direct grabs top spot again

HSBC ousts Barclays from the bottom of the table, while First Direct continues its six-year reign at the top

Santander slashes savings rates amid ongoing 123 speculation

Rates on two different Santander products have been cut this week as customers continue to wonder if more are to come

Deadline for reclaiming PPI proposed for June 2019 – if in doubt, reclaim now

The FCA still plans to put a time-bar on PPI complaints, with the cut-off expected to be in place by June 2019

Negative interest rates for personal banking customers unlikely despite warning to commercial clients

The prospect of personal customers receiving negative interest rates is unlikely, despite a warning to business clients

Seven-day mortgage switching proposed in Government consultation

Plans to give homeowners the option of switching their mortgage provider within just one week are being considered

10 ways to get overdraft-free

If you ever even dip into your overdraft, act now - you could save £100s

Android users now able to buy everyday items with a tap of their phone

Millions more people in the UK will now be able to make everyday purchases with a tap of their smartphone

Cap on overdraft charges proposed as banks face calls to promote switching

Current account customers could save an average of £116/year by switching banks, according to the competition watchdog

Mortgage applicants to undergo IQ tests

Beleaguered mortgage applicants to face IQ tests as part of stricter affordability tests

'I made £800 switching bank again and again.' Is this Britain's biggest bank tart?

One MoneySaver made £800 just by switching bank account. Can you beat that?

First Direct tops our banking poll again as Barclays limps into last place

Our biannual poll reveals the banks flying high for customer service and those falling behind

Police warning over fraudsters 'pretending to be Martin Lewis'

Elderly people are being targeted by a telephone scam with fraudsters allegedly pretending to be Martin Lewis