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1 in 5 Brits have fallen into unauthorised overdraft in the past 3 months

One in five people with a current or basic bank account in the UK, the equivalent of 13.7 million people, has been charged by their bank for entering an unauthorised overdraft in the last three months.

More current account switchers choose Halifax

Over 130,000 customers switched to Halifax in the first six months following the introduction of the Current Account Switching Service (CASS) in September 2013, according to official figures.

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money launches 72 hour rate sale

Sainsbury’s Travel Money is offering a special rate on all currencies bought online or over the phone between 9.30am, Monday 13th October and 9.30am, Thursday 16th October.

first direct launches Paym for its customers

From 14th October, first direct customers will be able to use Paym to make secure payments of up to £350 per day to friends, family and anyone else using the Paym service with just a mobile phone number from the first direct Banking on the go App.

Plan half term holiday money now for a better deal

With October half term just around the corner, MoneySuperMarket.com offers tips to help those going abroad when schools break up.

Are UK small businesses building their futures on a financial house of cards?

AXA Business Insurance asks if unsound financial culture is the biggest threat to the millions of small businesses that are driving the economic recovery.

How to successfully integrate interns into your small business

Over recent years, the small business sector has been taken on a financial rollercoaster ride by the global markets, forcing these companies into searching for ever more economical ways to structure staffing requirements.

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

Peak wedding season may be coming to an end in the UK, but couples looking to get married this autumn may be wise to look to get hitched in Hawaii, tie the knot in Thailand or hear wedding bells in Bali.

Nationwide extends £50 Amazon voucher offer until end of January 2015

Nationwide is extending its £50 Amazon voucher offering to main current account customers purchasing combined buildings and contents cover until the end of January.

Lloyds Bank customers get an iPad when they move home

Lloyds Bank has announced its latest offer which gives first time buyers and homemovers an iPad to help keep them connected when they move into their new house.

Boost your Christmas spending money

With just two pay days left until Christmas, MoneySuperMarket reveals the top ways consumers can expand their Christmas spending budget at no extra cost.

TSB has big plans for Keypoint in Bristol

In late November 2014, TSB Bank plc will officially take up residence in new offices in Bristol, moving to Almondsbury Business Park from its current location in Prince Street in Bristol’s city centre.

Barclays fined £38 million for putting £16.5 billion of client assets at risk

Barclays Bank Plc (Barclays) has been fined £37,745,000 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for failing to properly protect clients’ custody assets worth £16.5 billion.

Digital services suppliers urged to register for new EU VAT service

Businesses supplying digital services across the European Union will be able to register for a new online VAT service from 20 October.

Switchers driven by financial incentives but satisfaction is key

According to new research from TSB, the number one driver that influenced Brits to switch bank accounts in the past year was better benefits offered at another bank, such as higher interest rates (33%).