Money talks - Barclays now lets you make payments via Siri
Barclays has become the first UK bank to let you send payments by asking Apple's voice-activated virtual assistant Siri
24 August 2017
Barclays customers face online and telephone banking disruption
Barclays customers are to be locked out of online and telephone banking once a month during upcoming maintenance
16 August 2017
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
26 July 2017
Almost 40% of us now use banking apps
Almost 40% of UK adults now use banking apps, with about 30 transactions taking place every second
29 June 2017
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
4 April 2017
Barclays customers left unable to use cards and make payments after 'technical difficulties'
A large number of Barclays customers were left unable to pay with their debit cards or make ATM withdrawals on Saturday
25 February 2017
Barclays bottom of MSE customer service league, as First Direct retains top spot
First Direct has once again been crowned king of customer service in MoneySavingExpert.com's biannual banking poll
17 February 2017
Barclays Blue Rewards are now tax-free – how to get a free £55 in a year (though switching's better)
Sign up to Barclays Blue Rewards scheme by 30 November and you'll get double rewards for the first month
7 November 2016
Small rise in current account switching as Halifax makes biggest gains
Just over 1% of the 70 million active current accounts in the UK were switched in the first nine months of this year
20 October 2016
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
6 October 2016
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Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Watch Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com's (MSE), Q&A interview with the Chancellor of the Exchequer below. Martin put his, MSE users’ and Martin’s social media followers’ questions to Rishi Sunak MP following today’s cost of living crisis support package announcement.
Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
Mis-sold an Amigo loan? Redress could soon be on its way after High Court approves complaints scheme23 May 2022A compensation plan put forward by Amigo Loans to return at least £112 million to borrowers it wrongly mis-sold high-interest loans to has today (23 May) been approved by the High Court. The move is a significant win for borrowers and follows a previous proposal that was rejected by the Court.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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