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Halifax brings back £125 current account switching offer

Halifax has brought back its popular £125 current account switching offer with the return of its TV advertising campaign.

M&S Bank welcomes new current account customers with up to £185 to spend in M&S

New M&S Current Account customers can enjoy up to £185 to spend in M&S (online and in-store) when they switch and stay with M&S Bank.

Halifax is number one choice for switchers

Official figures released by BACS show that Halifax is the most switched to bank on the high street.

Debit cards to overtake cash payments by 2021

Industry experts predict that debit cards are on track to become king in 2021 when they will take over from cash to become the UK’s most frequently used payment method, according to a new report from Payments UK, the trade association for the payments industry.

Android Pay is now available for Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers

From today, Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers will be able to download and start using Android Pay.

Households underestimate annual bills by £39 billion

As many British households feel the squeeze ahead of the January pay day and look to review their finances for the year ahead, new research from Santander Current Accounts reveals bill payers underestimated their main expenses – council tax, utilities and TV, phone and broadband - by an average of £1,459 last year.

Last three weeks to enter Halifax Switchers Prize Draw

Until 31 January 2016, eligible customers who use the Current Account Switching Service (CASS) to switch their account to Halifax will be entered into a draw to win up to £50,000.

Santander 123 account customers should consider their options after 150% increase to annual fee

From today (11th January), charges on the popular Santander 123 current account will more than double from £24 to £60 per year, affecting more than three million customers.

High-credit interest is the biggest lure for new bank account customers

With the second anniversary since the launch of the Current Account Switch Service on 16 September, MoneySuperMarket reveals the main current account features that incentivise customers to move to a new bank.

TSB launches 555 Classic Plus account

TSB has announced the launch of 555, a new offer that will provide Classic Plus customers with added plusness when it comes to their everyday banking potentially earning them up to £238.82 over the year.

Current account market hotting up - get £150 to switch to number 1 service bank

From today, anyone who wants to switch their bank account can get £150 cashback if they move to First Direct’s 1st Account.

Freshers - beware of student account freebies

Students warned to not sign up to the first bank they see at the fresher’s fair and to look beyond the freebies.

Bank of Scotland launches 2015 Student Current Account

Bank of Scotland has announced the launch of its 2015 Student Current Account, available to new and existing customers.

HSBC student account now available

HSBC’s student bank account is now available for students starting university this Autumn. They can apply online, over the telephone and in branches around the UK.

Where can your Classic Plus account take you this summer?

TSB customers with a Classic Plus account can take the interest earned on their money further this summer as prices for European holidays become cheaper due to the strong pound.