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Nationwide revamps credit card fees, but will other providers do the same?

Nationwide credit card customers will no longer be charged for going over their limit from today

Will the election hit the pound? It's at €1.39, so should I buy now?

The pound is at near record highs with £1 buying €1.39, but politics does play a role in currency movement

You've a new £15,240 ISA allowance - get 2.25% interest

Everyone aged 16 or over now has a brand-new £15,240 cash ISA allowance - here are the 10 need-to-knows

Cash ISA year ends Sunday: Get up to 2.25% tax-free interest

The tax year ends on 5 April, so there are just days left for any UK over-16 to use their £15,000 tax-free ISA allowance

Does loyalty pay when it comes to cash ISAs?

Some providers have upped cash ISA rates for savers who also have a current account with them. But does loyalty pay?

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

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

Virgin Money launches new current account – is it any good?

Virgin Money is rolling out its new current account, which offers 1% AER interest on balances of up to £100,000

Is it worth changing euros for the summer holidays now?

The euro has weakened even further over the last week and £1 can now buy you €1.34 at the spot rate

Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled

A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today

Lloyds PPI claims pot raised to £11 billion as payouts soar

The news comes as Lloyds today announced plans to cut 9,000 jobs and close 200 branches

Halifax glitch leaves some bank accounts off credit files

If you've upgraded your Halifax Current Account, your credit file may not be updated due to an IT bug

What counts as a month? Check with your bank or you could be hit with penalties

Current account customers should check whether deposits have to be paid on a per calendar or per statement month basis