Nationwide to cut interest and overhaul overdraft fees on FlexPlus account – is it still worth it?
Nationwide has started telling customers about changes it's making to its FlexPlus packaged bank account in November, which include slashing in-credit interest and raising overdraft fees for many. We've full details of the changes below, plus our analysis of whether the account will still be worth it
27 August 2019
320,000 Nationwide customers owed average £19 refund for overdraft charges
Nationwide will refund £6 million to current account customers, after failing to send customers the correct alerts warning them about unarranged overdraft fees
8 August 2019
Nationwide to hike overdraft fees for majority of customers
Nationwide has announced its overdraft rate will be a whopping 39.9% APR – meaning most of its customers who use their overdrafts are set to be worse off
25 July 2019
Top packaged bank account to stop insuring over-70s unless they pay more
Nationwide is to lower the maximum age covered by its packaged bank account travel insurance from 75 to 70, while raising the surcharge paid by older customers from £50 to £65
3 October 2018
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
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
Nationwide launches market-leading cash ISA... but there's a catch
Nationwide has launched a table-topping cash ISA – with a catch
2 March 2018
Due to remortgage? Act now as rates are predicted to rise
If you're considering getting a fixed mortgage deal you need to act quickly as rates are expected to rise
16 February 2018
Current-account switches topped 900,000 in 2017 - here's how you can get £200 for swapping banks
Current-account holders switched their bank more than 900,000 times last year according to the most recent figures
24 January 2018
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