Up to 4% credit interest with new ‘Club Lloyds’ bank account – is it worth a closer look?

The upturn in activity in the current account market in 2014 shows no signs of fizzling out with Lloyds becoming the latest high street name to revamp its bank account offer from Monday (31 March). Because bank account customers can and will now switch more easily, providers have rea
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TSB Classic Plus bank account pays 5% on credit balances but is it right for you?

Barely a week after the details of the new M&S bank current account were published, TSB has joined the bank switching fray with its new Classic Plus account , available from the end of March, paying a headline 5% interest rate on credit balances. The 5% rate is restricted to balan
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M&S takes on high street banks with new mass market current account

Andrew Hagger of Moneycomms.co.uk looks at the new M&S Bank account planned for launch this summer. Since the current switching service and guarantee was launched last September there’s been a slight uptick in the number of people moving banks, but that could all change this sum
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Fed up with your bank and want to find a better current account?

With the new Current Account Switch Service four months old and running smoothly there’s even less of an excuse to up sticks and move your bank account if you’re fed up with your current provider. Too many people have put up with sub-standard service for too long, but now it’s
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What’s your back up in case of a winter emergency?

The variation in charges for borrowing £400 to cover an unexpected emergency for just one month is far wider than many people realise, from a wallet draining £131 for the ‘quick and easy’ payday loan option, to less than £5 with low rate credit cards from Sainsbury’s Bank, MB
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Current Account Switching – Debit Card Charges Abroad

  *** monthly charge of £2 for this account (but cashback paid on some direct debits) Research via provider websites by Moneycomms 29.07.2013
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Current Account Switching – Credit Interest Comparison

  ** assumes account doesn’t go overdrawn in 12 month period *** monthly charge of £2 for this account (but cashback paid on some direct debits) Research via provider websites by Moneycomms 29.07.2013
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Current Account Switching – Overdraft Comparison

** monthly charge of £2 for this account (but cashback paid on some direct debits) Research via provider websites by Moneycomms 29.07.2013
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Current Account Switching – Picking the Right Account

Hopefully the combination of the quicker switching process and the new customer guarantee launching on 16th September will be the catalyst to get more people to ditch their bank account in search of something more suitable. However, although increased speed of transfer will be the pus
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This new FlexPlus bank account looks a great value all round package

Here are my thoughts on the impressive new Nationwide FlexPlus packaged current account which is launched on Monday 11th March. Even though there is still a lot of negative comment around the value of packaged accounts and the way they have been sold, this latest deal from Nationwid
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