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  • Challenger banks winning current account war Moneywise - Thu, May 21, 2015 17:55 BST

    Bank customers who use the government-backed current account comparison tool 'midata', are overwhelmingly rejecting the big high street banks in favour of smaller challengers. Analysis of the midata switching ...

  • Challenger banks: the good, the bad and the different Moneywise - Tue, May 19, 2015 16:51 BST

    The so-called challenger banks have big hurdles to surmount in their efforts to entice a wider retail audience. In the past few years new players have been arriving on the bank- ing scene, allegedly to ...

  • Claims managers fuelling PPI complaints Moneywise - Tue, May 19, 2015 11:28 BST

    Claims managers fuelling PPI complaints Laura Whitcombe Almost two-thirds of the 329,509 complaints received by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) over the past year were about payment protection insurance ...

  • 34% of holidaymakers overlook travel insurance Moneywise - Tue, May 12, 2015 11:51 BST

    More than a third of holidaymakers (34%) don't buy travel insurance when they book their holiday, leaving them without cancellation cover if they are unable to go on their trip. Cancellation and curtailment ...

  • Holiday scams to avoid this summer Moneywise - Mon, May 11, 2015 12:31 BST

    When you're booking holidays and making travel arrangements, scams, fraud and sneaky surcharges abound. Here are some of the tricks and pitfalls we could all do with avoiding. Booking online A common trick ...

  • May's Premium Bonds prize winning numbers - Fri, May 1, 2015 09:57 BST

    See if one of your numbers has landed you a big money prize this month.

  • Top ISA rates come from a bank you've probably never heard of - Thu, Apr 30, 2015 12:36 BST

    You can get market-leading tax-free returns with Punjab National Bank. But is it a safe place for your money?

  • Scam Watch: The free trial scam Moneywise - Tue, Apr 28, 2015 13:44 BST

    Twenty years ago, a tech-savvy music fan logged on to the internet and became the first person ever to make an online purchase - a CD of Sting's Ten Summoner's Tales album - for the sum of £7.74. Today, ...

  • Revealed: the UK's most trusted financial providers Moneywise - Mon, Apr 27, 2015 12:56 BST

    Since the start of the year, you've been telling us all about the customer service you receive from your financial providers. You've revealed how your bank has been making life easier for you to manage ...

  • Have Budget changes made cash Isas worthless? Moneywise - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 14:16 BST
    piggy bank savings

    From next year basic-rate taxpayers can earn £1,000 in interest a year on savings without paying tax

  • Barclays biggest loser from current accounts switching Moneywise - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 11:23 BST

    The number of customers who switched current account provider in the last 12 months has jumped by 7%, new figures have revealed, with Barclays experiencing the biggest net loss of customers. Data from ...

  • The banks and building societies we're ditching - Thu, Apr 23, 2015 09:45 BST
    Cutting up credit card

    Whose current accounts are we deserting and why?

  • Why ignoring these commitments will cost you - Tue, Apr 21, 2015 16:20 BST

    Here's why not paying attention to these 10 things is bad for your wealth.

  • RBS and NatWest customers face overdraft rate hike Moneywise - Thu, Apr 16, 2015 12:38 BST

    Thousands of RBS and NatWest customers face paying more in overdraft fees after being automatically switched to current accounts with higher charges. A total of 140,000 customers with money in seven old ...

  • Barclays to launch new reward scheme – but it'll cost you Moneywise - Wed, Apr 15, 2015 14:12 BST

    Barclays is to launch a paid-for new rewards programme on Monday 20 April, called Barclays Blue Rewards. For £3 a month, customers who sign up will get monthly fixed cash rewards up to £15. They will also ...

  • The household bills that have risen 81% in 10 years - Wed, Apr 15, 2015 12:45 BST

    These bills have shot up by over double the rate of inflation over the past decade.

  • Lending Works launches pension features Moneywise - Fri, Apr 10, 2015 16:08 BST

    Peer to peer platform (P2P), Lending Works, has launched a range of new features to help retirees use their savings to generate a regular income. P2P – or social – lending sites such as Lending Works, ...

  • Top cash ISAs for the new tax year - Thu, Apr 9, 2015 11:29 BST
    Pound notes and coins

    We take a look at the best new cash ISAs for 2015/16

  • Spring clean your finances - Tue, Apr 7, 2015 12:02 BST

    Why not extend your spring cleaning to your finances too?

  • NatWest has Britain's most expensive overdraft fees Moneywise - Thu, Apr 2, 2015 17:04 BST

    NatWest Bank has been found to have the UK's most expensive authorised overdraft fees, at almost 1,500% – or 15 times – more than the cheapest available through a mainstream bank. Exclusive research for ...

  • Last Minute Isa Buying Tips Yahoo Finance UK - Tue, Mar 31, 2015 15:48 BST
    Money couple

    Left it all to the 11th hour? Don't worry, our tips will help you make the most of your Isa allowance and avoid any hasty decision-making

  • Banks launch 'Midata' current account comparison tool Moneywise - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 12:11 GMT

    Current account holders will soon be alerted to whether they could be getting a better deal with another bank. From 26 March 2015, online banking customers will be given access to "midata" – ...

  • Budget 2015: What the Chancellor didn’t say - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 17:16 GMT
    British Finance Minister George Osborne leaves 11 Downing Street in London, on March 18, 2015, as he prepares to unveiling the annual budget to parliament

    Here are the changes that didn't made it into the speech.

  • UK Budget 2015: Death Of The Tax Return Yahoo Finance UK - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 16:46 GMT
    tax, hmrc,

    Hooray! Is this the best news to come out of the Chancellor's 2015 Budget?

  • Do you qualify for care home help? Moneywise - Mon, Mar 16, 2015 16:45 GMT

    The UK's ageing population is putting increasing pressure on a wide range of public services but it is also bringing problems much closer to home. Illnesses such as dementia can put a tremendous amount ...

  • Labour to reintroduce 10p starting rate of income tax Moneywise - Mon, Mar 16, 2015 15:58 GMT

    Moneywise was recently offered the chance to sit down for a quick chat with Labour's Chris Leslie, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury. With the current poll on the UK's political parties ...

  • Woman addicted to online bingo racked up £45,000 debt Yahoo Finance UK - Fri, Mar 13, 2015 15:00 GMT
    Kelly Nield

    The mother-of-one would play for up to eight hours a day

  • Newly launched Isas top savings tables Moneywise - Thu, Mar 12, 2015 10:57 GMT
    Pound coins

    We look at some of the best rates for easy-access cash Isas

  • Scam alert: criminals targeting social media users Moneywise - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 17:16 GMT

    Consumers have been warned that criminals are increasingly using social media to recruit unwitting 'money mules' that help them launder money. Financial Fraud Action UK's (FFA UK) intelligence unit – the ...

  • Don't get ripped off by overseas money transfers Moneywise - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 17:23 GMT

    Running a second home overseas can be an expensive business, with electricity bills for the air-conditioning or patio heater, plus the cost of clearing leaves from a hot tub or keeping the bougainvillea ...

  • Last chance for biggest bank switching bonus ever - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 12:58 GMT

    Time is running out to grab £150 by switching your bank account to Clydesdale or Yorkshire.

  • Would you switch to a new bank? Moneywise - Tue, Feb 17, 2015 12:37 GMT

    It was supposed to be the moment Britain's biggest banks had always dreaded. When new rules making it far easier for consumers to switch current account provider came into effect last September, many banking ...

  • Woman finds surprise $10million in her bank account Yahoo Finance UK - Mon, Feb 16, 2015 15:20 GMT
    sue lamb

    A customer service agent told her it was her money

  • From next April, the chancellor wants you to be able to do what you like with your pension savings once you reach age 55. Instead of the old draconian restrictions, the new rules mean if you want to spend ...

  • Eight new ways to pay Moneywise - Mon, Feb 9, 2015 17:12 GMT

    How are you going to pay for things in 2015? Perhaps you'll wave a wristband or glove over a contactless reader in a shop or press a button on your smartphone to send cash instantly to a friend? New technology ...

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