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New car insurance claim statistics - Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
New data from Virgin Money Car Insurance has revealed that 5 year old cars receive the highest number of insurance claims, with 9.6% of claims on the company’s database falling into this categor [more]

Britons paying down debts and increasing savings - Wed, 24 Feb, 2010
It seems Britain is becoming a nation of savers once again. Growth of expensive unsecured consumer credit cards has shifted down by 2%, while the growth in personal loans and overdrafts has risen by 0 [more]

Barclays increases overdraft fees twice in six months - Tue, 23 Feb, 2010
Barclays has angered its customers by increasing overdraft fees twice in a six month period. As of the end of April, two million Barclays customers will be forced to pay higher fees for their overdraf [more]

Study finds Brits have inadequate life insurance - Mon, 22 Feb, 2010
A study by F&C Investments has found that a large proportion of British people aged between 35 and 45 have insufficient life insurance.

The study looked at several aspects of personal finance, in [more]

Alliance & Leicester still offering windfall to current account switchers - Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
Alliance & Leicester bank is still offering customers £100 to switch to one of its premier current accounts.

The bank says the offer is still open until March 7, after which the £100 [more]

Barclays leads TD Waterhouse top ten sells - Thu, 18 Feb, 2010
TD Waterhouse has revealed that all eyes were on the banking sector this week as it accounted for over two thirds of the broker's top ten in the run-up to reporting season.

"Barclays led th [more]

New cyber team to target online banking fraudsters - Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
The government is setting up a new "cyber enforcement team" to tackle fraudsters who target consumers' online banking accounts.

Online banking log-on details are regularly stolen by cr [more]

HSBC offers product perks with Advance current account - Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
Today sees the launch of a new global current account by HSBC, described as offering an enhanced level of service and benefits over regular 24 x 7 bank accounts.

According to HSBC, the HSBC Advance c [more]

Santander offers free upgrade on Reward current account - Mon, 15 Feb, 2010
New and existing current account customers at Santander can now avail of the improved benefits that come with the provider's Reward Bank Account in the form of a free upgrade.

Representatives fo [more]

TD Waterhouse top ten trading figures soar on last week - Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
TD Waterhouse's top ten trading figures for this week soared 53 per cent on last week, with customer buys accounting for 70 per cent of the overall top ten trades.

Lloyds Banking Group spurred a [more]

Economic recovery hinges on business banking providers - Thu, 11 Feb, 2010
The attitude of the "enormous institutions" currently in control of the majority of the small business banking market will determine Scotland's economic recovery, according to the gover [more]

Savings accounts get off to a disappointing start in 2010 - Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
The average rate of the top-five savings accounts has plunged to just 2.89 per cent from 3.04 per cent during the first six weeks of 2010, it has emerged.

Furthermore, eight of the top-ten savings a [more]

Fixed-rate savings bond launched by online banking provider - Tue, 9 Feb, 2010
A new one-year fixed-rate savings bond is on offer from first direct, boasting an interest rate of 2.75% AER and maturing on 28 February 2011.

Matt Colebrook, chief executive at the online banking pr [more]

Santander set to expand business banking - Mon, 8 Feb, 2010
Santander, which took over Abbey and Alliance & Leicester, is set to make tracks in the business banking sector after a 16 per cent jump in lending to small firms last year.

Representatives for t [more]

Online banking options prompt current account switches - Fri, 5 Feb, 2010
A quarter of people who switch current accounts do so because they're seeking online banking facilities. New research into current account holders in the UK also shows that customer service, loca [more]

Cash ISA bonus for NatWest/RBS customers - Thu, 4 Feb, 2010
NatWest and RBS customers have the chance to earn a 0.5 per cent gross bonus, fixed for 12 months, on their NatWest Cash ISA or RBS Instant Access ISA account.

Individuals who save their full 2010/1 [more]

Appetite for unsecured personal loan provision 'has dried up' - Wed, 3 Feb, 2010
The base interest rate might be at an all-time low, but personal loan rates in the UK remain at a nine-year high. According to researchers, it's down to the fact that providers will only offer pe [more]

London top for commercial property development investment - Tue, 2 Feb, 2010
According to a new report published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), London is the top location in Europe for property investors to buy new commercial property [more]

Fraud risk of recycling online banking details highlighted - Tue, 2 Feb, 2010
A large majority of online banking customers re-use their log-in details to access non-financial and "much less secure" websites, new research suggests.

After studying the habits of indivi [more]

New car insurance product aimed at experienced drivers - Mon, 1 Feb, 2010
After the latest AA British Insurance Premium Index showed the biggest-ever jump upward in the cost of UK car insurance premiums in the last three months of 2009, AXA has launched a product aimed spec [more]

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