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Savings in crisis

Massive market changes as savings bank accounts slashed

All Halifax Help to Buy ISA customers to be hit with rate reductions later this year

Halifax will once again chop the interest rate it offers on its Help to Buy ISA to as low as 2% from 8 December

Lloyds and Halifax contactless fraud procedures 'under review' after MSE reveals security flaw

Banks to examine their policies after we revealed lost and stolen cards can be used by crooks months after cancellation

Regulator asks lenders to explain why they haven't passed on base rate savings

Mortgage lenders that have not yet passed on base rate savings to their customers could attract the attention of the FCA

Contactless card fraud warning: Crooks can use them MONTHS after cancellation

A theft victim discovered crooks using his contactless card EIGHT months later, even though it was cancelled

Make £150 or 6% fixed DESPITE bank cuts

Huge Santander 123 rate cut, others under review, but top accounts aplenty. Ignore the myths - switching's easy

Lloyds and Halifax interest rates and rewards under threat after Santander 123 cut

Lloyds will examine interest rates, rewards, switching bonuses and other current account perks

Halifax ditches £5 monthly reward for Clarity customers – but new online applicants can still get it... for now

More than 150,000 Halifax Clarity customers will no longer be able to pocket £5/month for using their credit card

Fewer than 1% of current accounts switched in 2016

Switching is rising, but from a tiny base as just 0.8% of the 68m accounts were switched in the first half of 2016

Britain's biggest bank tarts revealed: 'We made £1,565 switching'

MoneySavers who've racked up £100s by switching banks have battled it out for the title of Britain's biggest bank tart

Bank with Barclays, Halifax or Co-op? You may need to pay tax on your rewards

Current account 'rewards' may not be included in the Personal Savings Allowance - a new scheme reducing savings tax

Halifax chalks a third off kids' savings interest rate

Young savers who open a Halifax Kids' Regular Saver account are no longer able to secure a 6% interest rate