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It’s good to talk, now it’s even better for Skipton’s customers

It’s refreshing to know that in these times of rising prices for consumers, one organisation is cutting costs for its customers.

Students and graduates to benefit from 1|2|3 world products

University students will be the latest to gain from the range of 1|2|3 products this week with the introduction of Santander’s 1|2|3 Student Current Account.

Nationwide’s mobile app creates saving spree

New features on Nationwide Building Society’s top rated mobile banking app are enabling customers to manage their money and save the pounds.

The right financial certification for the job

How do you find the right person to handle your finances? They all have resumes and experience. They’re all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. They all have a firm, but not too firm handshake.

Lloyds Bank releases new features on leading app for mobile banking

Lloyds Bank has introduced a new range of features for the bank’s secure and easy to use Mobile Banking app on handheld devices.

Half of Brits have multiple incomes each month

Half of people in the UK have more than one regular monthly income credited to their current account, which could potentially make budgeting more difficult.

The currency conundrum: How to make the most of the strengthening pound

As the pound continues to strengthen against the Euro and the US Dollar, British holidaymakers heading abroad are struggling to know when’s the best time to buy their currency.

New Cash Passport prepaid card for young travellers

Access Prepaid Worldwide, a MasterCard subsidiary, has launched its new Young Traveller Cash Passport prepaid card.

Brits flock further afield to take advantage of strong pound

The strongest pound since 2008 will see Brits flocking to far-flung holidays to countries such as Mexico, Thailand and Morocco, as the increasing trend of holidays away from Europe and North America continues, according to analysis by currency exchange specialists, ChangeGroup.co.uk.

Sun, sea and summer saviour for young travellers

The AA is encouraging young holidaymakers to keep their spending money safe as research from AA Financial Services reveals that more than half of 18-24 year olds (60%) who are going away intend to take all of their cash in local currency – the most likely age group to do so.

6% of customers have moved bank account since introduction of new switching rules

In the nine months since the banking industry’s seven-day account switching rules came into force, 6% of customers have switched their current account according to new research.

Personal current accounts and small business banking not working well for customers

Essential parts of the UK retail banking sector lack effective competition and do not meet the needs of personal consumers or small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), two studies by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have found.

1 in 4 go overdrawn halfway through the month

By midway through the month more than a quarter (27%) of adults in the UK have already dipped into their overdraft, new research has found.

Tap, tap and away: TSB customers go contactless

TSB has rolled out 2.2 million new contactless debit cards increasing the number of TSB customers able to tap and go by almost five times.

New guide to help you find the right finance for business growth

Sets out the full range of access to finance options for businesses as they go from start-up to growth to listing on the stock exchange.