Lite version of Santander 123 account is launched – how does it stack up?
Santander has launched a 'lite' version of its 123 current account in a bid to attract lower-earning customers
21 July 2016
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
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
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
Santander to hike 123 current account and 123 credit card fees
Santander is upping the monthly fee on its 123 current account and credit card - MoneySavingExpert explains the changes
14 September 2015
There's never been a better time to switch bank - the 10 need-to-knows
You can get free £240, 5% interest or free travel insurance just by switching bank account
26 August 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
Three savings tricks to boost your returns
Savings rates are dismal so you should act now to double, treble or even quadruple the interest you earn
22 July 2015
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
16 August 2021
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