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More banks to let you freeze your card – check if you can

Nationwide is set to let you freeze your card if you temporarily lose it, joining a dozen major banks which already offer the feature - check here if your bank offers it

17 May 2019

Metro Bank queues after social media 'rumours' - are your savings safe?

Metro Bank has said "false rumours" were the reason customers queued outside some of its branches at the weekend to withdraw their possessions from safe deposit boxes

13 May 2019

1p and 2p coins to stay in circulation

Pennies and 2p coins are to remain in circulation after the Government announced there will be no changes to the current make up of coins and notes for years to come

3 May 2019

Free ATMs vanishing as another 1,700 have started charging

Almost 1,700 free ATMs have started charging for cash withdrawals between January and March this year, with 1,250 becoming fee-paying in March alone

1 May 2019

Santander launches voice recognition security checks

Santander is to let customers use voice recognition technology to prove their identities

30 April 2019

200,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers to get payouts after admin blunder

Around 200,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are owed payments of £30 each on average, due to administrative errors dating back to 2012 which may have led to them not switching to better products

26 April 2019

Monzo launches a premium account – but is it any good?

App-only bank Monzo has launched a premium service – but is it any good?

25 April 2019

Dozens of TSB branches to cut opening hours to two or three days a week

Scores of TSB branches will be open for fewer hours from July this year - with dozens set to open for just two or three days a week

24 April 2019

TSB launches refund guarantee for fraud victims

TSB has promised to refund customers who lose money through any type of fraud under its Fraud Refund Guarantee

15 April 2019

TSB to cut interest rate on its current account to 3%

TSB has announced it's cutting the interest rate on its Classic Plus Current Account from 5% to 3% this summer - and it's temporarily reviving its £75 switching incentive for those who refer friends and family to the bank

8 April 2019

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