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Halifax slashes 25% off its switching bonus – switch soon to bag the £100 offer

Bank switchers looking to take advantage of Halifax's £100 switching incentive will need to act fast

Norwich & Peterborough current accounts to be closed as banking brand is scrapped – what happens next?

About 100,000 current accounts held with building society brand Norwich & Peterborough will be closed by 31 August

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Many are skint after Xmas so use Jan to sort their finances. If you've not started, the clock's ticking

Total number of bank switches dropped in 2016 – you can earn £100+ by switching

Fewer than 2% of the UK's 70 million active personal current accounts were switched in 2016, the latest figures show

Banks must do more to support those with mental health problems, charity warns

Banks should introduce options like voice recognition and web chat facilities to help people with mental health problems

Redirection period for payments to old bank accounts to be extended

Stray payments sent to your old bank account could be redirected to your new account decades after you've switched

Scam Amazon email leaves consumers out of pocket – protect your bank info

Online shoppers are being conned out of £100s after giving up bank details to bogus emails claiming to be from Amazon

Lloyds and Halifax customers hit by online banking outage

Lloyds Banking Group customers are struggling to access their accounts for the second day running due to a malfunction

Savers to get help finding top interest rates under new transparency rules

Savers will be given easy-to-understand information to help them compare cash savings accounts and easy access cash ISAs

Small rise in current account switching as Halifax makes biggest gains

Just over 1% of the 70 million active current accounts in the UK were switched in the first nine months of this year

Banks must do more to curb packaged account mis-selling, warns regulator

Eligibility checks for packaged bank accounts have improved but more needs to be done

Plastic £5 notes available from today – but can you use them in ticket machines?

The plastic fiver enters circulation today amid promises it'll be stronger and more secure than its paper predecessor

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