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Barclays announces mobile payments to India through Pingit service

Barclays reveals the launch of a new function allowing mobile payments to India through its Pingit mobile payments service in the UK, opening it up to the largest remittance market between the UK and another country.

City workers lose out when it comes to FX rates

Over 80% of city workers are missing out on some of the best buy FX rates because they stick to getting local currency in cash when they go on holiday, according to research from the Ukash Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard.

France and Spain remain firm favourites for Brits buying abroad

France and Spain remain firm favourites for those looking to buy a place in the sun, according to the latest Property Hotpots Report from HiFX.

Lloyds Bank 2014 Student Account

Lloyds Bank has launched its 2014 Student Current Account, available to new and existing customers. The account features a number of money saving benefits including a free NUS extra card for three years, which could save savvy students an average of £525 a year at over 170 high street and online brands.

Paym reaches one million registrations

More than one million people have registered with their bank or building society for Paym, the new secure way to pay using just a mobile number, since the service launched in April this year.

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.