Barclays Premier Life or First Additions package account customer? Beware price hikes
Premier Life, Premier Life 25 and First Additions package account customers will be hit with price hikes from today
6 November 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
Lloyds' PPI mis-selling bill tops £13 billion
Lloyds Banking Group has set aside an extra £1.4 billion to cover payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling claims
31 July 2015
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There's never been a better time to switch bank - the 10 need-to-knows
10 June 2015
PPI complaints down, but payday loan gripes soar, says Ombudsman
Complaints about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) have halved, while those about packaged bank accounts have risen
19 May 2015
Bought a secondhand mobile phone? Insuring it may prove difficult
Many providers refuse to insure mobile phones that are used, bought on auction sites, or older than 18 months
30 September 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
Boost your coffers for 2014: Reclaim PPI, council tax and more
MoneySavingExpert.com is urging you to check now if you're owed cash due to mis-selling, poor service or something else
3 January 2014
Packaged account complaints rising - act now if you're being ripped off
Complaints about packaged accounts are on the rise and the majority are being upheld in favour of consumers
16 July 2013
Halifax & Bank of Scotland to refund customers after account bungle
Some Halifax and BoS customers are due a payout after the banks failed to notify them it was upping monthly account fees
11 April 2013
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