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Savings in crisis

Massive market changes as savings bank accounts slashed

Government scraps plan to let you sell your annuity

Proposed new pension freedoms have been binned as they weren't guaranteed to give consumers value for money

Halifax, Lloyds and TSB to slash rewards and interest on flagship accounts

Three of the country's best-paying current accounts will dramatically cut the interest and rewards they pay

Money Advice Service and pension advice services to be replaced by new single body

The Money Advice Service and two existing pension advice services will be merged into a new single body

Going away and worried about the plummeting pound? How to get the best travel cash rate

The value of the pound reached 31-year lows last night, after a 'flash crash' meant it was worth just $1.18 at one point

Top pick overseas debit card closes to new customers

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society is no longer accepting new applications for its Gold Classic current account

Current account complaints fall 10% in first half of 2016

The number of complaints lodged against banks and other financial services firms fell by 2.6% between January and June

First Direct customers locked out of their bank accounts after voice ID system fails to recognise them

A pioneering voice recognition security system introduced by First Direct is failing to recognise some customers

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

M&S, HSBC and First Direct cutting interest on regular savings accounts to 5%

Market-leading regular savers are cutting their headline rates for new customers - but you could still lock in at 6%

Natwest customers hit by online payments outage

Customers have been left unable to make payments via online banking, and it's not clear when the issue will be fixed

New Barclaycard travel credit card is top for overseas cash withdrawals

Barclaycard's new credit card for use abroad charges no interest on overseas cash withdrawals if you pay it off in full