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BLOG: It has never been more important for savers to shop around

Tony Leahy explores whether the launch of the New ISA will encourage people to be more proactive when it comes to finding the best home for their money.

Savings | 11 Jul 2014

Product launches of the week

Sainsbury's Bank lowers rates on small and medium-sized loans; Over-50s insurer Saga launches landlord insurance.

Investments | 11 Jul 2014
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Barclays to scrap traditional branch cashiers

Barclays will scrap its 6,500-strong cashier team in October, converting them into 'community bankers' with iPads.

Current Accounts | 11 Jul 2014

UK banks start to win back public trust

UK banks are putting their scandal-ridden pasts behind them and finally winning back the public’s trust, according to new research from uSwitch.

Current Accounts | 03 Jul 2014

Yellen puts brakes on rate rise talk

US Fed chair Janet Yellen has said the 2008 financial crisis would not have been prevented had interest rates been higher, adding that fresh concerns about financial stability now should not prompt a rate increase.

Savings Accounts | 03 Jul 2014

Number of savings accounts beating inflation 'at highest level for some time'

Inflation falling to 1.5% in May, its lowest level for four and half years, should be welcome news for beleaguered savers.

Savings Accounts | 19 Jun 2014

How to become a NISA millionaire in just 25 years

Savers who take full advantage of the new ISA allowance could become millionaires in just 25 years.

Savings Accounts | 17 Jun 2014
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Scandal-hit Co-op Bank polls public on ethics

The Co-operative Bank has launched an online poll in a bid to understand customers' views on values and ethics.

Current Accounts | 13 Jun 2014
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Online mortgage applications set to double

Online mortgage applications are expected to soar as consumers choose to deal with their finances over the internet, a report suggests.

Mortgages | 05 May 2014

FCA: Consumer complaints fall by 15%

Consumer complaints against financial services firms fell 15 per cent in the second half of 2013, according to the FCA.

Current Accounts | 09 Apr 2014

RBS to axe 44 UK branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to close 44 branches across the UK amid warnings the move will harm vulnerable customers and local communities.

Current Accounts | 03 Apr 2014

ISAs are languishing as budgets stretch

Two third of Brits haven’t saved into their ISA this year because they simply can’t afford to, research by TSB has found.

Savings Accounts | 31 Mar 2014

Women still struggle to save as much for retirement as men

Having saved the same amount towards retirement over a 40 year period, men can end up £89,000 better off than women, according to Scottish Widows.

Savings Accounts | 30 Mar 2014

Half of mums contribute to their child's savings

Research by Standard Life found that mothers and grandmothers alike play a vital role in the financial well-being of later generations.

Savings Accounts | 27 Mar 2014

Ethical banking: Do you know where your savings go and do you care?

A new breed of bank is stepping into the frame. We find out what they offer savers.

ISAs | 24 Mar 2014

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