Millions benefitting from fee-free basic bank accounts, but some Lloyds and RBS customers are missing out
More than four million banking customers benefitted from fee-free basic accounts during the opening six months of 2016
12 December 2016
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
RBS and NatWest to give 10,000s refund after student account overdraft mistake
Tens of thousands who held a student current account with RBS or NatWest are due a refund of overdraft charges
25 August 2016
Negative interest rates for personal banking customers unlikely despite warning to commercial clients
The prospect of personal customers receiving negative interest rates is unlikely, despite a warning to business clients
26 July 2016
M&S to slash credit card points in latest rewards scheme cutback
M&S Bank is to more than halve the number of credit card points users can collect when spending outside of the retailer
15 February 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
RBS to hike fees for Black and Platinum package account customers
Over one million RBS and NatWest 'Black' and 'Platinum' package account customers will pay more from January 2016
13 November 2015
RBS to launch cashback current account, but is it any good?
NatWest and RBS are launching a current account that will pay 3% cashback on household bills for a £3/month fee
6 October 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
275,000 delayed payments 'processed' following HSBC glitch
HSBC left many without their wages today hours before the long bank holiday weekend began
28 August 2015
21 July 2021
Urgent. Free £125 to switch bank
Stop bitching, start switching
New. Cheap mobile refurb finder
Eg, Samsung S20 £200 cheaper
Home insurance rip off warning
'I'm now saving £330 a year'
New. Designer clothes rental guide
Eg, £345 Jimmy Choo heels £16.50 for a day
WFH as you've been NHS pinged?
CONFIRMED: You're eligible for a tax rebate
18 foreign holiday must-knows
Incl cheap deals & cheap PCRs
Six cards to shift debt to 0% for 29mths
One pays you £25 too
Read the full email
For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes simply sign up today - it’s spam free!
23 July 2021Challenger bank Starling has taken the crown in our latest banking customer service poll, with digital rival Monzo coming a close second and former champion First Direct knocked into third place.
Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans23 July 2021The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
Martin Lewis explains the financial help you can get if you've been 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the Covid app or NHS Test & Trace22 July 2021Over 600,000 people in England and Wales were 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the NHS Covid-19 app between 8 and 14 July, new figures show. If you're one of them, there's a range of financial support you could get.
Royal Mail warns of delivery delays across 10 areas as workforce hit by Covid-19 absences - here's the full list of postcodes affected22 July 2021Royal Mail has warned that households in 10 areas of England, including Blackpool and Worthing, could face delays to to both parcel and letter deliveries as staff members have been forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you're facing delays.
22 July 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
22 July 2021
12 July 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances