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How to play the bank bribe bonanza game and earn £1,000+

A host of banks are willing to pay you to switch – become a bank tart by switching again and again. Here's how

Number of current account switches hits new low

The number of current account switches has dropped to a new low, according to figures released today

Current account switch decline – which banks were the winners and losers?

More than 900,000 current accounts were switched in the last 12 months – a drop of 15% compared with the previous year

Banks to be forced to publish service data under new plans from regulator

Consumers could soon be given a clearer idea of how banks' and building societies' services differ

NatWest and RBS cut Reward account cashback – is it still worth it?

NatWest has cut Reward account cashback from 3% to 2% and dropped the monthly fee from £3 to £2

Millions more can now earn up to £500 a year by referring friends to Nationwide

Nationwide has extended its 'refer a friend' scheme so millions more can earn up to £500 a year if their friends switch

Norwich & Peterborough extends account closure deadline and four banks WILL offer switching bonuses

More than half of Norwich & Peterborough customers now have longer to close their current accounts

NatWest cuts cashback on Reward account and introduces hefty minimum pay-in

1.7 million customers will earn lower cashback on bills from June - though the monthly fee will also be cut

Tesco Bank reopens current account offering 3% interest until 2019

Tesco Bank has reopened applications for its 3% interest current account – though there are now hoops to jump through

Got a Barclays account? Sign up to its rewards NOW for a free £55 in a year (though switching's better)

Barclays current account holders who join its Blue Rewards scheme by 30 April can get double rewards for the first month

Earn up to £200 free cash to switch bank

If you haven't switched to the best bank for you yet, there are two hot deals from First Direct & HSBC ending soon

Exclusive: Bank of Scotland to cut rate on top-paying current account

Tiered interest rates will be replaced with a flat 2% on balances between £1 and £5,000 from 11 June

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