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The current account charges that don’t add up - 28th July 2014

Current accounts have hit the headlines a lot recently. High-interest accounts have garnered a lot of attention while the switching process and challenger banks have also been in the news, but unfortunately that news hasn’t always been positive. Read More...

Current account market set for competition inquiry - 21st July 2014

A new financial watchdog has said it could launch a full-blown investigation into high street banks which it believes are strangling competition in the current account market. Read More...

600,000 switch current accounts in six months - 17th July 2014

Almost 600,000 people have switched their current account provider to a better deal in the first half of the year, a rise of 16% since the introduction of the new Current Account Switch Service in September last year. Read More...

Online banking transactions near £1 billion a day - 09th July 2014

These days a lot of us are glued to our smartphones, tablets and various other mobile devices. In fact, many carry out their day-to-day activities using the wonders of digital technology, and it seems that mobile banking is definitely on the rise. Read More...

AUDIO: How to choose a new current account - 26th June 2014

Has the raft of new current account launches over the last few months left you wondering where to turn? From high-interest accounts to those that offer generous reward schemes, it can be difficult to know which one’s right for you. Read More...

“Midata” current account service set to launch - 25th June 2014

A Government-backed current account comparison service has moved a step closer to being launched, it was announced yesterday, after a key industry agreement with several of the UK’s largest current account providers has been secured. Read More...

Growth in card spending hits 3-year high - 16th June 2014

These days more and more of us are turning to cards rather than cash when we get to the tills, and figures from The UK Cards Association have revealed just how quickly this is happening. Read More...

Top 5 high interest bank accounts - 13th June 2014

There are some high interest bank accounts that provide the perfect hassle-free alternative to ensure you get the most from your money. Read More...

Current account market gets competitive - 10th June 2014

Over the last few months there’s been a surge of activity in the current account market, and the latest addition has shaken it up once again. Read More...

Do you flash the cash – or the plastic? - 02nd June 2014

The days of needing to have cash to hand at all times have long gone. Now, wallets tend to be dominated by money in the plastic form as consumers are increasingly reliant on card payment, with retailers making it easier and more convenient than ever. Read More...


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