Barclays to close ANOTHER 15 bank branches – here's the full list, plus alternatives
Barclays will shut at least 180 of its bank branches throughout 2023 and 2024 – more than a third of its entire UK network – after announcing a further nine branch closures.
5 September 2023
Banks to be fined if they fail to provide free access to cash under new laws – here's what's happening
Banks and building societies will face fines if they fail to protect consumers' free access to cash under new powers being given to the financial regulator.
18 August 2023
The new bank branches: seven 'banking hubs' now up and running across the UK as latest opens in Scotland
The newest hub in Carnoustie, Scotland opened this week – and more than 60 other hubs are planned for locations around the UK.
9 August 2023
Savers to be sent switching prompts in crackdown on low rates - here's what's happening
Savers with accounts that pay low or no interest will soon be prompted to consider alternatives under a crackdown by the regulator.
31 July 2023
Virgin Money to close almost a third of its bank branches — here's the full list, plus alternatives
The bank will close another 39 of its branches this year - almost a third of its network. We've the full list of Virgin Money branch closures.
21 July 2023
First Direct debit card goes fee-free for overseas spending meaning near-perfect exchange rates
First Direct has scrapped all fees for overseas spending and cash withdrawals on its debit card for both new and existing customers, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal.
30 June 2023
It's not a scam! Nationwide is adding £100 to some customers' accounts from today – here's what you need to know
The building society will pay millions of its current account customers, who also have savings or a mortgage with it, £100 each in June.
13 June 2023
Intelligent Finance to close all current accounts by the end of the year – here's what you need to know
Intelligent Finance will close all of its existing current accounts by the end of the year, parent company Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed.
17 May 2023
HSBC and First Direct extend £500 interest-free overdraft buffer offer to help with cost of living – here's what you need to know
HSBC and sister bank First Direct are giving current account customers a £500 interest-free overdraft buffer for a year, if they request it. The banks, which are part of the same group, say they hope to support those most in need of help with the rising cost of living.
4 April 2023
Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Lloyds, NatWest and RBS to close dozens more branches this year – here's the full list, plus alternatives
High street banks including Lloyds and NatWest will close at least 81 more branches this year.
30 March 2023
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27 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
Water bills to rise by less than planned from April 2024 as firms hit with £114 million penalty – here's what we know26 September 2023Some water bills in England and Wales could rise by less than planned from April 2024, as 12 water companies have been hit with a collective £114 million penalty for missing targets on pollution, leaks and customer service.
26 September 2023Ocado is opening up its first round of Christmas delivery slots this week.
26 September 2023The Octopus Tracker tariff is not right for everyone, but if you're willing to regularly keep track of daily price changes, it could mean big savings.
26 September 2023The Agile tariff from Octopus Energy is not right for everyone, but if you use it in the right way, it could mean big savings.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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