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Bank with Barclays or Co-op? Get at least £48/year free as banks boost rewards

Barclays doubles 'Blue Rewards' for new customers signing up in January as Co-op Bank launches reward scheme

12 January 2016

You've a new £15,240 ISA allowance - get 2.25% interest

Everyone aged 16 or over now has a brand-new £15,240 cash ISA allowance - here are the 10 need-to-knows

8 April 2015

Financial watchdog wants banks to help savers 'shop around'

Research conducted by the FCA has found that 80% of easy-access accounts have not been switched in the last three years

20 January 2015

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

8 July 2014

Boost your savings to 6%

While many savings accounts offer dismal sub-1% rates, there are always tricks to squeeze out better deals

17 January 2014

'Teaser' introductory savings rates to be reviewed by watchdog

Using introductory rates to tempt savers into opening accounts is to be reviewed by the Financial Conduct Authority

9 September 2013

Lloyds and TSB split: What does it mean for you?

631 bank branches become TSB from today as it splits from Lloyds

9 September 2013

Post Office cuts rates, but only tells savers after

Returns fell on 17 January, but some savers only received emails and letters outlining the bad news last week

29 January 2013

Customers can't keep track of passwords

The average person has 22 online accounts each and more than one in six have over 40 such accounts to remember

14 December 2012

Savers lose nearly £18 billion a year

Record low interest rates and multi-billion-pound emergency measures from the Bank of England are hitting deposits

18 June 2012

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