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The secret to avoiding bad financial decisions

27 February 2015

Suppose I offer you a bet on the toss of a coin. If you win you get £100, if I win you give me £1. Would you bet?

The best and worst banks: First Direct tops the table and Barclays gets the wooden spoon

25 February 2015

More than 90% of First Direct's current account customers rate its service as 'great', compared to 39% at Barclays

Industry challenged to do more to protect vulnerable consumers

23 February 2015

The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a challenge to the industry to ensure it better protects vulnerable people

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4 February 2015

Complaints over banks' handling of power of attorney rising

Bank staff are adding to the distress of people registering power of attorney, says the Financial Ombudsman

12 December 2014

FCA launches consultation on improving complaints procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced a series of proposals to improve financial services complaints handling

6 November 2014

Bank switching 'hassle' must be eliminated, as full-scale current account probe launched

A full-scale investigation of the current account market has been launched by the competition watchdog

15 October 2014

Current account switching up 22% as consumers wise up to better deals

More than one million current accounts have been switched during the first year of the seven-day switching regime

11 September 2014

Guest Comment: 1.1m switched bank in the last year

The Payments Council reveals new research to coincide with the first anniversary of the Current Account Switch Service

8 September 2014

5 million RBS & NatWest savers to be switched to low-paying accounts

Five million NatWest and RBS customers will be switched to new accounts in January paying well below the best buys

8 July 2014

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

30 June 2014

Risky mortgage clampdown outlined by Bank of England

Bank of England's planning to cap home loans and introduce stronger checks to make sure borrowers can afford repayments

26 June 2014

Paying cheques by photo set to come soon, Government confirms

You'll soon be able to pay a cheque into your bank simply by uploading a photo of it, under new Government measures

26 June 2014

Comparing bank accounts to get easier thanks to data deal

It should soon be easier to compare and switch current accounts to the best bank for your spending habits

12 June 2014

NatWest, Lloyds, TSB and RBS lift basic account cash machine ban

Basic bank account customers of Lloyds Bank, RBS/NatWest and TSB will soon be able to withdraw cash from any ATM

16 May 2014

MoneySavingExpert.com and Which? team up for PPI help leaflet

MoneySavingExpert.com and Which? have teamed up to help consumers reject unfair PPI redress offers from banks

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