Fewer than 1% of current accounts switched in 2016
Switching is rising, but from a tiny base as just 0.8% of the 68m accounts were switched in the first half of 2016
20 July 2016
Halifax slashes Help to Buy ISA rate for new customers
Halifax has cut the interest rate of its Help to Buy ISA from 4% to 2.5% for new customers
3 May 2016
11% drop in current account switches
Some 1.03 million current accounts were switched last year, compared with 1.15 million in 2014
21 January 2016
Help to Buy ISA rates begin to be unveiled
Many major providers have announced how much their Help to Buy ISAs will pay in light of their launch tomorrow
30 November 2015
More providers to offer Help to Buy ISAs
HSBC, Aldermore, Clydesdale Bank, and Newcastle Building Society are the latest to say they'll offer Help to Buy ISAs
23 November 2015
Nationwide launches cashback credit and debit card scheme: is it any good?
Nationwide debit and credit card customers can earn between 1%-35% cashback at selected in-store and online retailers
17 November 2015
Bank with Barclays? Beware if you pay more (eg, Additions accounts) for insurance
In some cases if you don't register or activate the insurance, you won't be covered and your policy will be invalid
25 September 2015
New hot bank switching deals - free £150, free £100 + 5%, free £125 + £5/mth
The bank account free cash price war just got hotter. Free money and up to 5% interest, better service, 0% overdrafts
16 September 2015
Lloyds is yet again the worst offender for wrongly rejecting complaints
Lloyds Bank is the worst for wrongly rejecting both PPI complaints and other gripes, according to the Ombudsman
25 August 2015
'Apple Pay' coming to UK next month: Here's how it will work
Users of certain Apple devices will soon be able to pay for goods at some UK retailers using their handset
9 June 2015
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