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.... . Setting out the stress test scenarios, the Bank of England said: "As highlighted in recent financial stability reports, the United Kingdom's large current account deficit creates a vulnerability to a reduction in foreign investor appetite for UK assets and increases in funding costs for real-economy borrowers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Donald Trump has criticised Germany’s enormous current account surplus, which he considers the result of German currency manipulation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....However, the change may bring an unexpected windfall for many families. Dan King, head of current accounts at the Nationwide building society, said the15 October deadline, when the round £1 coins will cease to be legal tender, could bring a financial surprise. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Interest rates on cash Isas are also (inexplicably) lower than rates on standard deposit accounts. For many people, the best rates of interest they will earn will be on money kept in a current account in one of the deals from the likes of Santander, Nationwide and Lloyds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... It claims that in some cases, even branch staff are unfamiliar with them, and recommends that the government should “require” banks to properly promote them, in branches and via advertising. So what exactly is a basic bank account, who are they aimed at, and what about some of the alternatives to a traditional current account suitable for the people the big banks don’t want or struggle to cater for, such as migrants and those with a poor credit history?. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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The new 12-sided £1 coin launches – but you may not be able to use it image
....However, the change may bring an unexpected windfall for many families. Dan King, head of current accounts at the Nationwide building society, said the15 October deadline, when the round £1 coins will cease to be legal tender, could bring a financial surprise. ...
UK banks given new stress test scenarios image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 11:43:00 AM
.... . Setting out the stress test scenarios, the Bank of England said: "As highlighted in recent financial stability reports, the United Kingdom's large current account deficit creates a vulnerability to a reduction in foreign investor appetite for UK assets and increases in funding costs for real-economy borrowers. ...
Is an Isa the best home for your nest egg? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....Interest rates on cash Isas are also (inexplicably) lower than rates on standard deposit accounts. For many people, the best rates of interest they will earn will be on money kept in a current account in one of the deals from the likes of Santander, Nationwide and Lloyds. ...
Lords call for the banks to get back to basics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... It claims that in some cases, even branch staff are unfamiliar with them, and recommends that the government should “require” banks to properly promote them, in branches and via advertising. So what exactly is a basic bank account, who are they aimed at, and what about some of the alternatives to a traditional current account suitable for the people the big banks don’t want or struggle to cater for, such as migrants and those with a poor credit history?. ...
Tax year end 2017: Are ISAs or current accounts the best place to save £5,000?  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 04:19:00 PM
. Top interest rates on current accounts, which provide unrestricted access to savings, are far higher than easy-access ISAs - as well as most fixed rates. ...
Trump's border tax could damage the US a lot more than a wall | Kenneth Rogoff image
.... But they like it anyway. First, the US imports a lot more than it exports, so it runs a large trade deficit, with the broadest measure (the “current account”) at about 2. ...
Co-op Bank warns of more branch closures as it reports £477m loss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 11:25:19 AM
....Despite its troubles, sparked when a £1. 5bn capital shortfall was uncovered in 2013, the bank which prides itself on its ethical stance has attracted 4,147 current account customers during the year. ...
Savers are getting worse return than ever while risk takers are benefiting image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Current Accounts. Nationwide’s FlexDirect current account pays 5 per cent on the first £2,500 in your account, but only for one year. ...
Moneysupermarket shares hit as revenues dip image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:27:26 AM
....Shares in Moneysupermarket fell more than 6% after the comparison website warned that revenues so far this year were running below last year's levels. The FTSE 250 company said this was due to customers switching less between savings and current accounts because of low interest rates. ...
The Crusader: How to keep travel insurance fit for your purpose image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:43:00 PM
....Cancellation of his and his wife’s flights cost £1,800. But when the couple claimed on their Advantage travel policy, part of their NatWest Gold current account package, it was rejected. ...
German budget surplus highest since 1990 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 02:29:14 PM
.... . On Wednesday the Commission said Germany's current account surplus - which measures the balance of goods, services and investments into and out of the country - was too big. ...
Results will reveal the good, the bad and the ugly of UK banks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 03:37:29 PM
....OakNorth Bank, one of the challengers, pointed out that 80% of small businesses bank with the big four. Rishi Khosla, chief executive of OakNorth, said: “It’s important that this fund doesn’t just focus on current accounts, but that it is used to increase challenger banks’ capabilities to deliver a range of products and services, including short and long-term business loans”. ...
Co-op Bank is up for sale – is it time to leave? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
....The Co-op Bank is the only UK high street bank with a customer-led ethical policy, covering a range of issues from the environment to animal welfare. It currently gives £110 to people who move to its no-monthly fee current account via the industry’s switching service (which involves closing your old account) and port over at least four active direct debits. ...
Nationwide should swallow Co-op Bank | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 06:25:56 PM
.... It’s still a mutual. Why can’t it go back to its co-operative roots? Failing that, Triodos Bank is small and undoubtedly ethical, but has no current account. ...
Days of low inflation are over with UK consumer finances to take a hit | Larry Elliott image
.... Net trade, traditionally the motor of the German economy, subtracted from growth on the quarter because imports rose more strongly than exports. In one respect, this is a helpful development since Germany has been running an excessively high current account surplus and needs to bring it down for the good of the rest of the eurozone and the global economy. ...
My refund was a no show after The Lowry charged my card twice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
....This is disappointing treatment of a loyal customer, though once we got in touch The Lowry’s box office representative phoned you straight away and apologised for the delay. It has not only now refunded you £87 via BACS transfer to your current account but also promised two free tickets to a show of your choice to compensate for the inconvenience. ...
Find your perfect current account image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 08:51:34 PM
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Greek debt crisis: an existentialist drama with no good end in sight | Larry Elliott image
.... Causing consternation in Brussels, the new American president has said the EU has become a vehicle for German interests. His trade adviser Peter Navarro has accused Germany of being a currency manipulator, using a ”grossly undervalued” euro to run up a massive current account surplus. ...
What the dip in sterling means for your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... S. aga Platinum waives charges, but is restricted to the over 50s, while the charge-free Nationwide Select Credit Card is only open to the building society’s current account customers. ...
Whistleblower wins out over HSBC charges; plus, Sky ditches the dishes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 02:25:22 PM
....Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed. Yorkshire building society to close 48 branches and ditch current accounts. ...
Yorkshire building society to close 48 branches and ditch current accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 04:06:52 PM
....The announcement came 24 hours after HSBC said it would be shutting another 62 branches this year, on top of 55 already earmarked for closure. The Yorkshire, Britain’s second largest building society, will quit the current account market in order to concentrate on mortgages and savings. ...
Banks scale bank on ‘sweeteners’ used to tempt customers to switch current account image
....”. She said the Halifax Reward current account has a £15 monthly overdraft fee, adding up to £180 for those remaining overdrawn for a year. ...
‘Barclays took my £440,000 and put me through hell’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... “De-risking is banks acting in a blanket way … it will make potentially significant parts of geographic, ethnic and business classes unbanked if allowed to continue,” the FCA’s chief executive told MPs in 2015. The Financial Ombudsman Service, which handles unresolved customer complaints, categorises all cases under the financial product in question, such as current accounts, rather than the nature of the issue, so it can’t tell whether complaints about closures are on the rise or whether certain ethnic groups are disproportionately affected. ...
Seeing red when Green Motion took £2,500 for a refuelling ‘mix-up’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... It was signed in and accepted by Green Motion. More than two months later, however, £2,495 was taken from my Barclays current account because Green Motion claimed I had misfuelled the car. ...
Your money: Hidden costs behind your financial products image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....A number of savings accounts limit the number of penalty-free withdrawals, so check the small print, Hagger says. BANK ACCOUNTS Banks are battling for your current account business but you must look beyond the headline rates and extras. ...
Can credit unions finally provide a truly ethical current account? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 06:59:28 AM
....Billions of pounds of taxpayer cash pumped in, PPI mis-selling, investing in fossil fuels or dodgy regimes, money laundering, Libor rigging, tax avoidance, excessive executive pay… the list of scandals involving banks goes on and on. So it’s no wonder that many people would like a more ethical home for their current account cash. ...
Link cash machines may start charging because of row about network fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 01:10:13 PM
.... About 25% of the machines currently charge for withdrawals because they are operated by independent suppliers installed in locations such as convenience stores. Lloyds Banking Group – which is the biggest user of the network as it has the largest number of current account customers – has previously raised the need for a review of the system, which could result in many cash machines being removed to cut costs. ...
Lloyds online banking problems enter second day image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:45:08 AM
.... Apologies for any inconvenience caused," it has tweeted. Lloyds Banking Group has 22 million current account customers. ...
Free lunches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:01:34 AM
...." . Mr Trevisan, who works for marketing consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners, says that an example of cross-selling is banks giving current accounts away for free in order to later sell the client loans, mortgages and overdrafts. ...
For love or money image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 12:56:25 AM
....It is the mundane reality of keeping heads above water financially - rather than keeping a vessel shipshape - that prompts most people to open a joint bank account. Any couple or group of people can open an account together, generally a regular current account with some added terms and conditions. ...
How to get FREE £200: Bank accounts offering the best opening perks image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 05:08:00 PM
....Customers can qualify if they pay in at least £1,000 a month and will also be able to open First Direct's five per cent regular saver account. The Co-op gives £110 upon the opening of one of its current accounts and customers qualify if they can pay in at least £800 a month. ...
How to tackle your debts if you overspent this Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 07:00:12 AM
....Some banks offer special deals to encourage you to switch – for example, HSBC is offering switchers a six-month interest and fee-free overdraft. But what about switching your current account if you are overdrawn? Payment body Bacs, which runs the Current Account Switch Service, says you can. ...
Tech startups to make your life more slick, secure and stylish in 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 1st of January 2017 12:00:00 PM
....The banking licence also means the company can start making money for the first time. Users will be able to request an overdraft facility on their Monzo current accounts, with the fees paid being the first revenue the startup will pull in. ...
Mark Carney's year in quotes: 'We are actors in a play written by others' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 11:29:51 AM
.... That did little to help shake off the tag of “unreliable boyfriend” given to the Bank governor by one MP. In one of many warnings to come about the potential consequences of a vote for Brexit, Carney said in January that concerns about a UK exit from the EU could test “the kindness of strangers” – a reference to the global investors who fund the UK’s big current account deficit with the rest of the world. ...
Rising cost of essentials leaves UK households with less cash for treats image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of December 2016 12:01:01 AM
....3%. The Lloyds spending power report, which analysed current account data, also noted a relatively sharp rise in spending on food. ...
UK third quarter GDP growth revised up to 0.6% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 09:36:26 AM
....". Separate figures from the ONS showed the UK's current account deficit widened towards record levels in the third quarter, with few signs that the fall in the pound in the wake of the Brexit vote has helped to boost exports. ...
Lloyds's MBNA deal: good for the bank, bad for competition | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:01:02 AM
.... Biodiversity will be marginally reduced. Look at the shares Lloyds enjoys already: 25% in current accounts; 21% in mortgages; 22% in retail deposits; 19% in lending to small and medium-sized businesses; and 17%, and rising, in car loans. ...
Lloyds snaps up MBNA for £1.9bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 08:10:43 AM
....Culmer acknowledged the deal was subject to competition approval but he said a recent study had found the credit card market was “healthy and competitive”. The bank has a 25% share of current accounts, 22% of retail deposits and 21% of mortgages. ...
Recycled bank accounts can mean sending money to the wrong person image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
.... But this wasn’t a fat finger error, whereby you erroneously key in the wrong account number and the money goes to an unintended recipient; and it also wasn’t one of those nasty email scams where someone is duped into paying money to a fraudster posing as their builder/carpenter etc. In this case, Lyndsay made several separate payments into what she thought was her 33-year-old son’s current account, but is actually now someone else’s account – and this person is refusing to give the money back. ...
This is a true age of uncertainty for the world economy | Barry Eichengreen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 02:55:00 PM
.... China has an unmanageable corporate-debt problem and a government whose commitment to restructuring the economy is uncertain. Turkey has a massive current account deficit, an erratic president and an unstable geopolitical neighbourhood. ...
Inflation challenge to the long-suffering savers in Britain image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:56:00 AM
.... Mountford said: “Santander offers a very competitive 1. 5 per cent on its 123 current account, for balances up to £20,000. ...
Lloyds Banking Group fails to meet 'fee-free' basic account guidelines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 07:32:21 PM
....It is understood one of the accounts affected is the Halifax Easycash account, where a customer can be hit with up to three £10 “returned item fees”a day in cases in which there is not enough money in the account to make a payment but and the bank refuses to allow them to go into the red. Basic bank accounts are aimed at those who do not have a bank account or are ineligible for a standard current account. ...
Millions of bank customers on raw deals, figures suggest image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:18:52 PM
....Millions of people who have basic bank accounts may be paying higher fees than necessary, government figures indicate. Basic bank accounts are designed for people who do not already have a bank account and are ineligible for a standard current account. ...
UK's trade deficit before Brexit vote narrower than first calculated image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 11:14:26 PM
....1bn to a record £17bn. Trade in goods and services is the largest component of a country’s current account balance. ...
Kept on hold by Barclays  for four months as it fails to clear a £19,000 cheque image
. In July I paid an American cheque for $24,000 into my Barclays current account, and four months on it has not cleared. ...
NS&I bond raises hopes of greater savings competition image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 06:59:53 AM
....”. Nevertheless, the offer is not going to cause a mass outbreak of excitement, and many market commentators said high-interest current accounts still offer some of the best returns. ...
Where to find the best bank accounts for teenagers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of November 2016 07:00:25 AM
. What do you do when your children have moved beyond piggy banks but aren’t old enough for a fully fledged current account? The good news is that there are a number of “youth” bank accounts on the market that can help teenagers, and those fast approaching their teens, obtain their first debit card, learn about budgeting and take their first steps towards financial independence. ...
Buy-to-let lending falls as tougher rules bite image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 12:43:50 PM
....New rules on seven-day switching have helped the society to challenge the traditional high street banks. Nationwide opened 377,000 new current accounts, up 36%, giving it a 15. ...
Nationwide profits hit by low interest rate environment image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 08:26:19 AM
....But it said net mortgage lending was its "best ever", rising by 46% to £6bn. The mutual organisation also said its current account had attracted record numbers, with 377,000 people opening an account in the period, a jump of 36%. ...
After Tesco fraud, are other banks vulnerable to cyber-attacks? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 07:00:42 AM
.... He was speaking as Tesco Bank continued to deal with the fallout from the “systematic, sophisticated attack” that resulted in £2. 5m being taken from around 9,000 current account holders. ...
Tesco Bank says attack cost it £2.5m and hit 9,000 people image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:00:53 PM
....5m to 9,000 customers who had money taken in an attack on their accounts. The number given for the current account customers hit by the fraud is fewer than half of the 20,000 initially reported to have been affected. ...
Tesco Bank cyber raid 'unprecedented', says financial regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:48:52 AM
....Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, told MPs on the Treasury select committee that “there are elements of this that look unprecedented and it is serious, clearly”. Tesco Bank stopped all online transactions for 140,000 current account customers on Monday after it discovered 40,000 customers had been targeted by the online attack. ...
Tesco Bank attack was unprecedented, says regulator image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:12:53 AM
....Tesco Bank said it was hit by a "a systematic, sophisticated attack" at the weekend. An estimated one in seven Tesco Bank current accounts were affected. ...
Tesco Bank attack's knock-on effects could be severe image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 07:30:04 PM
....That backdrop is important as Tesco Bank suffers an online bank robbery that, on the sketchy details to date, looks bigger and more alarming than any recent cyber-attack in the sector. Tesco Bank customers hold 135,000 current accounts. ...
Tesco Bank fraud: key questions answered image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 11:41:29 AM
....Although not directly linked to their Tesco Bank account, Neate said cyber criminals may have been able to gain access to personal information which could potentially help them unlock other online accounts. Tesco Bank offers a competitive current account: it is paying 3% interest on balances of up to £3,000. ...
Tesco Bank fraud: What to do, who to email or call if your account has been blocked image
....What has happened with Tesco Bank?. Tesco has confirmed that money has been withdrawn fraudulently from thousands of current accounts over the weekend. ...
'Tesco texted to say fraud on account' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 09:14:04 AM
. Tesco Bank has halted online payments for current account customers after thousands were affected by fraudsters. ...
Tesco Bank freezes transactions after cash taken from 20,000 accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 08:52:08 AM
....Tesco Bank was scrambling to restore services for customers on Monday after it admitted 40,000 customers had been affected by an online heist over the weekend when money was stolen from half the number of accounts targeted. Tesco immediately froze online transactions and pledged to refund the 20,000 customers whose current accounts had been plundered in one of the largest cyber-thefts ever to hit a UK bank. ...
Tesco Bank boss says money taken from 20,000 customers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 08:27:03 AM
. The chief executive of Tesco Bank, Benny Higgins, has said that around 40,000 current accounts experienced suspicious transactions over the weekend. ...
Tesco Bank blames 'systematic sophisticated attack' for account losses image
....About 40,000 accounts saw suspicious transactions over the weekend, of which half had money taken. The bank is still blocking current account customers from making online payments using their debit card, a temporary measure it put in place on Sunday. ...
Thousands of Tesco Bank accounts compromised by fraud image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of November 2016 05:52:31 PM
....Thousands of Tesco Bank accounts have been compromised and customers have seen hundreds of pounds wiped from their balances in a wave of fraudulent activity. The bank, which has more than 7 million customers, issued a text alert to account holders late on Saturday after it observed suspicious activity in multiple current accounts and moved to block some customer cards. ...
Tesco Bank customers lose money to 'fraudsters' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 6th of November 2016 10:45:12 AM
. Thousands of Tesco Bank current account customers appear to have been targeted by fraudsters, with some saying they have lost hundreds of pounds. ...
With Tesco offering a 3% current account, every little really does help image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of November 2016 06:59:40 AM
....Looking for a better return on your savings? Here’s a tip: get yourself down to Tesco. The decision by high street banks such as Santander to slash interest rates on their current accounts means that for those people who have a few thousand pounds in savings and want easy access to their cash with no nasty shocks, signing up for a Tesco Bank current account is increasingly looking like a no-brainer. ...
Metro Bank lets customers choose Mr, Ms, Mrs and Mx image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 06:22:12 PM
....The High Street lender is now offering the non-binary "Mx" prefix on its forms. It said the option will be available to customers opening products such as current accounts, as well as staff. ...
Bank overdraft cap could be re-examined, says FCA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 10:28:03 AM
....It said its inquiry could look at a compulsory limit on overdraft charges. Christopher Woolard, executive director of strategy and competition at the FCA, said it would take action to improve competition in the current account market. ...
FCA to investigate bank overdraft and loan fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 08:58:44 AM
....But it is also going further, not only by examining overdraft fees but also embarking on wider scrutiny of retail banking by analysing the impact of so-called “free-if-in-credit” banking on consumers. Campaigners argue that free banking for customers who do not go overdrawn hides the cost of current accounts. ...
Premium Bonds may return zero on savers money warn experts image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 08:15:00 AM
....Current troubles . Life is getting even harder for savers as yesterday the popular Santander 123 current account halved its interest rate from 3 per cent to just 1. ...
Santander 123 account rate cut comes into effect image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 07:00:00 AM
. Millions of people holding Santander’s hugely popular 123 current account will see their interest rate halved on Tuesday. ...
£54m of Premium Bond prizes unclaimed, says NS&I image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 12:02:51 AM
....". Some current accounts pay a return of up to 5%, but you need to pay in money every month. ...
Squirrel it away image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 08:17:15 PM
....If all that sounds like hard work, there is a new way of saving that involves doing precisely nothing. Mobile phone tools, similar to apps, can now work out when you've got a couple of pounds spare in your current account, and automatically switch them into a savings account. ...
Time is money: here's how to save some when the clocks go back this weekend image
....You can earn free cash if you switch bank accounts. Cash incentives include £100 from First Direct and Halifax, and £150 from the Co-operative Bank when you transfer your current account using the official current account switch service. ...
Savers hit yet again as even five-year fixes fail to pass muster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 03:35:54 PM
....45%. However, five-year rates remained the best outside high-paying current accounts, she said. ...

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