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NatWest, Lloyds, TSB and RBS lift basic account cash machine ban

Basic bank account customers of Lloyds Bank, RBS/NatWest and TSB will soon be able to withdraw cash from any ATM

12 June 2014

Post Office to offer current accounts from more branches

The Post Office is to roll out its current accounts services to another 81 branches

13 January 2014

Rent payments on credit files 'should help tenants'

A new scheme to put rent payments on credit files will start next year, understands

11 November 2013

Seven-day switching, one month on: Q&A

Seven-day bank switching is fulfilling its promise a month on from its launch, according to those who've tried it

22 October 2013

7-day bank switching era begins: Full Q&A on what it means for you

A switching guarantee has launched today to ensure all incoming and outgoing payments get moved to your new account

16 September 2013

Post Office unveils new current accounts

The Post Office is now offering day-to-day banking services after launching three new current accounts today

13 May 2013

EU plans to widen access to basic bank accounts

Proposals to give more people access to bank accounts have been announced by the European Commission

9 May 2013

Basic bank accounts 'should have clear standards'

Open a basic bank account online, great if you've no access to current accounts, after comparing the best products with Money Saving Expert Today

2 November 2012

Card fraud up as criminals try simple scams

Debit and credit card fraud is up as criminals return to old-fashioned ways to swipe people's plastic

28 September 2012

Government wants smarter basic bank accounts

New financial products to help benefit claimants better manage their money will be set up alongside Universal Credit

10 July 2012