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Mobile payments fuel bank account switching - 22nd May 2015

Have you thought about switching bank accounts? If so, what’s your motivation? For some, the reason seems to be the chance to take advantage of mobile payments, with many choosing to switch if their provider didn't offer such a service. Read More...

Rise in mobile banking - 08th May 2015

When was the last time you logged into your bank account using your mobile phone? Chances are, it was fairly recently, with research from Halifax finding that mobile phone log-ins in March soared by almost 100% compared with the previous year. Read More...

Is it time to change your bank account? - 24th April 2015

When was the last time you changed your current account? For many people, it was probably several years ago, but with competition in the market becoming incredibly fierce, it could be time to re-consider your options… Read More...

6 of the best high interest current accounts - 01st April 2015

At one time savings accounts were the only sensible place to put your hard-earned cash if you wanted a meaningful return, but as you may have noticed, that’s no longer the case. Thankfully there's an alternative – high interest current accounts. Read More...

Current account switch service “working well” - 13th March 2015

The current account switch service – designed to offer a quick, easy and error-free way to switch current accounts... Read More...

Consumers turn to debit cards for Christmas - 17th February 2015

In the past it was common to turn to the plastic in our wallets to fund festive spending. This is still true today, but now we are more likely to fish out our debit cards, with debit card spending in December 2014 outstripping that of credit cards. Read More...

Are you a “one bank man”? - 13th February 2015

Having all of your financial accounts in the same place may, on the surface, seem like a good way to stay on top of your finances, but this could mean that you end up missing out on the best deals. Read More...

How to profit from high interest current accounts - 05th February 2015

High interest current accounts have taken the nation by storm, and with good reason. They offer in-credit interest of up to 5%, far more than any savings account on the market, and with a bit of careful planning, you could easily profit from them. Read More...

1.16m bank accounts switched in 2014 - 22nd January 2015

Today the Payments Council published its latest Current Account Switch Service Dashboard (no.5), which reveals that even more of us are taking advantage of the Current Account Switch Service. Read More...

The end of free banking? - 20th January 2015

Do you pay for your bank account? If so, it’s probably by choice rather than necessity, with many people still preferring to use a fee-free account. But, there are increasing fears that this may not be possible for long. Read More...


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