We've collated our most popular and most recently-published banking guides in one place for you to read. And, if you want to know even more about the world of bank accounts and services, you can also peruse our entire back catalogue of banking guides.

Here you’ll be able to find out about both the basics of bank accounts and some more complicated issues which you might come across. In our banking guides below, you’ll find information covering direct debits, how to find the best bank account for your needs and even how to move to a new account if you want to.

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Our most popular banking guides

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Bank accounts with overdrafts

Information about how bank accounts with overdrafts work and the fees to watch out for.

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What is a Direct Debit?

An explanation about how direct debits work.

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Best bank accounts

Our guide to world of banking and bank accounts.

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What is a standing order?

Our guide to standing orders

What is a standing order

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Free, no fee bank accounts

A guide to bank accounts with free fees.

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Can you open an account without proof of address?

Our guide to opening an account without proof of address.

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Current account switching

Our guide to switching current accounts.

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High Interest Current Accounts

Our guide explaining how high interest current accounts work.

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Our latest banking guides

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How can I transfer money abroad?

Not sure about how to transfer money abroad? Our guide gives you the low-down

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Best bank accounts

Our guide to world of banking and bank accounts.

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Guaranteed Bank Accounts - No Credit Checks

Our guide explains how guaranteed bank accounts work and if they might be right for you.

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Free, no fee bank accounts

A guide to bank accounts with free fees.

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All our banking guides

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Bank accounts with overdrafts

Information about how bank accounts with overdrafts work and the fees to watch out for.

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Free, no fee bank accounts

A guide to bank accounts with free fees.

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Basic bank accounts for bad credit

Our guide to basic bank accounts for bad credit.

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Guaranteed Bank Accounts - No Credit Checks

Our guide explains how guaranteed bank accounts work and if they might be right for you.

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High Interest Current Accounts

Our guide explaining how high interest current accounts work.

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Offshore current accounts

Our guide to offshore current accounts.

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Online bank accounts

Our guide to banking online - the benefits and how to stay safe online with your finances.

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Seven steps to getting (and staying) overdraft-free

Our seven step guide to getting (and staying) overdraft-free.

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Can you open an account without proof of address?

Our guide to opening an account without proof of address.

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Current accounts as savings vehicles

Our guide to using current accounts as savings vehicles.

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Faster Payments: how do they work?

Find out how fast payments work with this guide.

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How does a current account overdraft work?

Our guide top the workings of current accounts.

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How to switch current accounts

Our step by step guide to switching your current account.

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Guide to student bank accounts

Everything you need to know about to student banking.

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What are basic bank accounts?

Our guide to basic bank accounts.

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What is a continuous payment authority?

Our guide to continuous payment authority.

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What is a current account?

A full explanation about current accounts and their operations.

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What is a Direct Debit?

An explanation about how direct debits work.

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What is a standing order?

Our guide to standing orders

What is a standing order

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What is the EAR overdraft rate?

This guide explains what an EAR overdraft rate is.

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Current account switching

Our guide to switching current accounts.

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