Current accounts

What kind of bank account works for you

What kind of Bank account works for you

Opening a bank account sounds straightforward enough. You go in, deposit some cash, tell them about your direct debits and standing orders and off you go. However, it’s not quite that simple. You need to think about how you’re going to use the account and what type of account works best for you. With a

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debt relief order

What is a debt relief order

If you owe less than £15,000, don’t have much spare income and possess few assets then a Debt Relief Order (DRO) may be the right debt solution for you. A DRO means that you don’t need to make any payments to creditors listed in the order for the duration of the DRO period (usually one

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student bank accounts

Student Bank Accounts Guide

There’s a great deal of choice when it comes to student bank accounts. They usually offer debit cards, overdraft limits and free gifts, so it’s important that you carefully consider what you need. This guide provides some useful information, whether you’re choosing your first account or moving banks. Finding student bank accounts Looking for the

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prepaid card

Prepaid cards: What are the fees and how do they work?

Prepaid cards are a convenient and safe way to spend the money you have, rather than the money you don’t have. In this day and age convenience is everything, but when you use a credit or debit card there’s a risk you could end up in debt. There’s also a chance that you’ll also struggle

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Should I switch to Online Banking?

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

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tips for surviving on a low income

Saving Money Tips: You don’t need to miss out

We are generally becoming much better at saving money and cutting back on luxuries. The days of endless cheap unsecured loans, full employment and live-now-pay-later lifestyles are well behind us, with the cold hard reality of thrift now playing an important part in most people’s lives. The trick to dealing with this is to find

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