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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

Savers could get texts or email alerts when rates drop

Digital reminders about interest rate changes have been given the thumbs up by consumers

Bank of England holds base rate at 0.5%

The Bank of England has held the base rate at 0.5% – despite predictions it would cut it

Mastercard faces landmark legal claim seeking £100s in damages for 40 million UK shoppers

An unprecedented legal bid to secure £19bn compensation from Mastercard has been launched that could net customers £100s

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

Fraudsters conning investors out of £20k – what you should be looking out for

Victims of fraud are losing an average of £20,000 after falling prey to 'investment' scams

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Many accounts pay a pittance – urgently shift to boost interest

Best-buy savings accounts often beat investing in the stock market, study finds

Putting money into a best buy savings account may no longer be the poor relation of investing in shares

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

20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips

Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips

EU vote registration deadline extended until Thursday night after website crashes

David Cameron has urged people to continue registering to vote after technical problems meant some missed the deadline

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