Exclusive: Bank of Scotland to cut rate on top-paying current account
Tiered interest rates will be replaced with a flat 2% on balances between £1 and £5,000 from 11 June
1 March 2017
The 10 big & EASY things to do NOW that save LOADS of cash
Many are skint after Xmas so use Jan to sort their finances. If you've not started, the clock's ticking.
25 January 2017
Free £200 vs 3% on £15k savings vs £600 of insurance
Banks are desperate for your custom. Customers complain about their bank's services, but why bitch when you can switch?
11 January 2017
A credit card debt-cutting masterclass
A host of new cards and offers to help you slash debt + get paid to shift credit and store cards to 0%
4 January 2017
NatWest and RBS continue to send student account interest refund letters – but some of their staff remain unaware
NatWest and RBS is continuing to contact customers about receiving refunds for wrongly charged interest
5 September 2016
Is TSB about to become the next bank to slash current account savings rates?
It appears the bank is reviewing the 5% rate it pays out to savers on its best-buy Classic Plus account
31 August 2016
Profit from the credit card price war
Banks are desperate to lend, so you can take advantage of blockbuster deals
24 August 2016
Graduate with a student loan? You'll be charged more interest from September
Millions will be hit by higher rates after RPI inflation almost doubled
18 August 2016
Make £150 or 6% fixed DESPITE bank cuts
Huge Santander 123 rate cut, others under review, but top accounts aplenty. Ignore the myths - switching's easy
17 August 2016
Lloyds and Halifax interest rates and rewards under threat after Santander 123 cut
Lloyds will examine interest rates, rewards, switching bonuses and other current account perks
15 August 2016
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