Applied for an HSBC product on Wednesday? Check you weren't wrongly declined
Some applicants who applied for HSBC credit cards, mortgages or loans yesterday were wrongly rejected due to problems with credit checks - if you made an application, here's what you need to know
24 January 2019
First Direct tops first official bank service league table
New rules mean banks have to publish how likely their customers are to recommend them on service
15 August 2018
Bank switches topped 950,000 in past year - here are the winners and losers
Almost one million current account switches took place in the last 12 months
25 July 2018
'I claimed £3k for mis-sold PPI even though it paid out six times while I was sick'
A mortgage holder received a PPI reclaim payout of £3,364 - on a policy he previously claimed more than £12,000 from
29 June 2018
New service lets you tell several banks about a death with one form
A new service lets friends and family report the death of an individual to several banks at the same time
13 June 2018
Overpaid your First Direct mortgage? Check your credit report now
First Direct has agreed to change the way it reports mortgage overpayments to credit reference agencies
4 June 2018
How to play the bank bribe bonanza game and earn £1,000+
A host of banks are willing to pay you to switch – become a bank tart by switching again and again. Here's how
23 January 2018
NatWest launches £125 switching offer - plus you can get 2% cashback on bills
NatWest has launched its first switching incentive in almost a decade offering £125 to new and existing customers
11 January 2018
New HSBC app will show ALL your accounts - even if they're with its rivals
HSBC is launching a new app that can show you your accounts from 21 different banks in one place
28 September 2017
Got an HSBC or First Direct card? You can now get cashback at Boots, Esso and more
First Direct and HSBC are offering cashback incentives when you use their credit or debit cards at certain retailers
5 September 2017
20 October 2021
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Households in England and Wales to be offered new £5,000 Government grant from April 2022 to help replace gas boilers with heat pumps19 October 2021Brits wanting to fit a low-carbon heat pump in their homes in England and Wales could receive a £5,000 grant from the Government to help replace less efficient gas boilers from April 2022. The initiative is part of a £3.9 billion project to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.
19 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
19 October 2021Tesco has launched its first checkout-free store where shoppers can pick up their shopping and leave without needing to pay at a till. Tesco's 'GetGo' store opened in High Holborn in London today (19 October). It will be open seven days a week from 7am to 11pm.
Christmas supermarket delivery slots have opened but they are selling out fast - here's when and how to book19 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
19 October 2021Nine energy suppliers have gone bust in recent weeks, including Igloo, Symbio, Avro and People's Energy, leaving over 1.7 million energy customers needing a new supplier.
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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