Tech is undoubtedly changing the way we spend, but how far should we be willing to go in order to get money off? Is it really worth ‘selling’ your spending data for a better deal?
You’d think calling your bank to talk about your savings would prove fruitful, but Britain’s biggest banks showed a woeful lack of up to date knowledge about tax on savings in our investigation.
Interest rates on traditional savings accounts are now so poor that many of us are deciding to choose alternative homes for our money. But is it really time to turn our back on them altogether?
When my father suffered a stroke more than a decade ago, among the many things my sister and I had to deal with were his finances while he was in hospital.
I’m always wary of answering withheld numbers. The past few years spent fighting back offers of new phone contracts and fictitious compensation claims have me hanging up when I see ‘no caller ID’.
Banks have paid a heavy price for their bad behaviour. Now they need to learn why complaints can be good news and focus on good service and quality products to attract and retain customers.
With new technology snapping at the heels of traditional banking methods, easier, hassle-free banking could be within reach – as long as we are willing to get to grips with the changes
Every time a bank closes a branch, it cushions the blow by saying it is investing in customer-friendly ways to help people do their banking business without the need of a branch.
Did you tune in to the Chancellor’s Budget announcements? How was it for you – do any of the proposed changes have an impact on you and your finances? Here’s our digest…
The latest scam to emerge comes from companies offering you early access to your pension savings. So if you receive a call or text about pension liberation, avoid it at all costs!
Travel insurance is often the last thing you think about when you’re planning a getaway. But leaving it last minute, especially if you’re an older traveller, can cost you dearly.
Three major savings providers are getting rid of hundreds of accounts that pay miserly interest rates. The time for the rest of the banking industry to follow suit is well overdue.
From September, switching current accounts is set to be faster and easier. A switching guarantee will hopefully give extra confidence to customers – do you trust your bank to help you move elsewhere?
We’re asking you, the Which? Conversation community, to help answer people’s financial queries. This month, we’re asking what you’d to with a lump of cash if you were lucky enough to have one.