‘Savings!’ Remember that word? With the credit crunch and austerity taking centre stage in recent years, the idea of having a few pennies to put away for a rainy day has felt like a distant memory. This WAS the rainy day. But with a glimmer of light starting to appear at the end of that
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In September 2013, the Current Account Switch Service was introduced to make switching bank accounts easier and quicker. The scheme standardises the process of switching across the UK, regardless of who you bank with. 1) Compare bank accounts Since the launch of the seven day switching service, there has been an influx of incentives available
There was a time when investing in shares was seen as the realm of the yuppie. However, times change and these days investing in shares is much more popular. One reason for this is accessibility – the Internet has made buying and sharing shares a much less daunting prospect, now anyone with some spare cash
There was a time when no one thought twice about placing money in a bank or building society for safe keeping. And then we had the financial crisis and a few big name banks collapsed. Panic set in. While this may now seem like a distant nightmare it has left a scar that may never
Saving for a rainy day can be a difficult task at the best of times and now with the UK facing a crippling economic depression it appears harder than ever. However, it is still worth saving for the future, and here are a few handy hints about how to make the most of your savings.
There is very little we can’t do over the internet and banking is one of those. Online banking is becoming more and more popular as customers face increasing fees and less attractive rate from the traditional banking options on our high streets. With no branches, low fees and higher interest rates, is switching to online