Tesco Bank current account holders have until Monday to benefit from switching offers of up to £130 before their accounts are closed
Tesco Bank is closing its current account arm and users have until 11.59pm on Monday 15 November to benefit from cash switching bonuses of up to £130 offered by other providers. The bank will close all of its remaining current accounts on 29 November.
12 November 2021
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares
Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021
Six banks will pay you up to £130 for free to switch to 'em - grab cash from one or maybe all
If you're not deliriously happy with your existing bank account, carpe payem (seize the payment) and do it now while the choice is wider than a whale's yawn.
21 September 2021
HSBC student account applicants wrongly offered standard bank accounts following 'processing error'
Some students heading off to university over the next few months have been wrongly offered HSBC's standard current account instead of the student bank account they'd applied for. But HSBC says it will switch those affected to its student account. Here's what's happened and what it means for you.
1 September 2021
15 gold medal MoneySaving successes of 2021 - including £7,000 council tax back, £22,000 competition win, £250 WFH tax claim
As many feel moved by Team GB's recent Olympic success, we hope to inspire you to overcome your financial hurdles and achieve a knockout MoneySaving victory by celebrating 15 of our users' best successes of 2021. Some require you to go the extra mile (for a big reward), others are swimmingly easy. On your marks, get set, go...
17 August 2021
Warning - if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date, online payments could be declined due to new fraud checks
Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.
7 June 2021
Virgin Money launches 'free wine' switching offer – how does it compare?
Virgin is offering switchers a case of wine worth £180
12 November 2020
Monzo launches packaged account with £15/mth fee – but is it worth it?
It comes with travel and mobile insurance, as well as interest and budgeting features
20 October 2020
Banks finally introduce 'Confirmation of Payee' – to tell you if you’re paying the right person
Millions will soon be told when making a bank transfer online or by phone if the name of the person they think they're paying doesn't match the actual name on the account
13 July 2020
NatWest pulls the plug on app-only bank account Bó
NatWest's app-only bank account Bó is to shut down – less than six months after it launched.
1 May 2020
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Universal Credit and other benefit claimants in Northern Ireland to get £200 towards energy bills - here's what you need to know14 January 2022It comes as part of a new £55 million support package designed to help around 280,000 people with the cost of living.
14 January 2022Savings app Chip has simplified its membership plan structure, reducing it from three plans to two, and has also added its autosaving feature to its free 'Chip' plan. These changes – which came into effect on 14 January – apply to both new and existing customers.
Nationwide pays £60 to banking customers affected by its recent glitch - here's what you need to know13 January 2022Thousands of customers affected by the three Nationwide glitches over the past month could be eligible for compensation, the building society says. If you’ve been financially impacted then it might be worth contacting the bank to see if you can get money back.
13 January 2022The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe.. We've the full info on what's happened, including changes to testing and quarantining. Plus, this guide also has key info on travel insurance, refund rights and more.
Calls made for the price cap to be immediately extended to protect those in communal buildings from soaring energy bills12 January 2022Hundreds of thousands of households could soon see their gas and electricity bills rise by up to 300% because they aren't protected by the energy watchdog's price cap, according to consultancy firm Ginger Energy, which has called on the regulator to act.
29 December 2021
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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