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Post Office savings accounts to no longer accept payments from non-linked accounts

Certain Post Office savings accounts will no longer accept payments into them from 1 March 2022 unless they're from a linked current account (or if they're via cheque or cash).

22 November 2021

More than £74 million in Premium Bond prizes sitting unclaimed – how to check if you've won

More than 2 million Premium Bond prizes worth a combined £74 million remain unclaimed, according to the latest figures from NS&I. If you have or have ever had Premium Bonds, here's how to check if you've won.

18 November 2021

The vast majority of MoneySavers have more in savings than they owe in debts, finds new MSE poll

The vast majority of MoneySavers are worth more than they owe, a new poll has found. But this varies by age.

8 September 2021

Share Centre LISA customer? Transfer to a new provider now if you don't want your savings moved to OneFamily and invested

Share Centre Lifetime ISA customers will see their accounts transferred to OneFamily in July, while any cash currently held will be automatically invested.

3 June 2021

Atom Bank savers alarmed by messaging blunder - what you need to know

Atom Bank has mistakenly sent duplicate notifications to many of its customers, with one which warns an "external account" has been connected to savers' accounts prompting widespread alarm. The bank has temporarily restricted access to its app to stop more notifications going out, but it says it's NOT been hacked and that customers' money is safe - we've full details on what we know so far below.

25 May 2021

Ratesetter investors furious as 'technical issue' delays withdrawals after account closures

Thousands of Ratesetter investors have been left waiting to get their cash back from closed accounts after a 'technical issue' delayed withdrawals made over the Bank Holiday weekend and on Tuesday. The peer-to-peer lender says it's now fixed the problem though, and says payments should arrive in customers' accounts by the end of Thursday (8 April).

8 April 2021

Best-buy Marcus savings account rate to fall AGAIN to 0.4%

Savings provider Marcus is cutting the interest rate on its best-buy easy-access account again next month

16 March 2021

Wyelands Bank to close all savings accounts and return cash to 4,000 savers

Wyelands Bank is to close its full range of fixed term, notice and easy-access savings accounts by 24 March and return money to 4,000 savers, after action from the financial services regulator. Cash deposits will be protected in full with any interest earned also being honoured. Here's what you need to know

10 March 2021

Martin Lewis warns of a tax trap that could cost you £10,000s off your pension

Martin Lewis has warned pension savers they could lose £1,000s or even £10,000s from their pension by falling foul of a trap that sees withdrawals taxed

19 February 2021