Current accounts

current accounts

When it comes to our day-to-day banking, many of us overlook how important it is to have a current account that suits your needs.

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RCI Bank
  • 1.10% AER
  • Unlimited payments and withdrawals, with no penalties
  • Pay-in from just £100

 

AER is gross variable

first direct 1st Account
firstdirect
  • £100 signup fee - and £100 if you choose to leave after six months*
  • First £250 overdraft is interest and fee free
  • Multi award winning customer service

 

*Terms & Conditions apply

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    A record 125,000 people switched their current account this March, with customers flocking to Santander, Halifax and Nationwide.

  • MWTV

    Our most used financial service is often our most neglected, but if you aren't happy with your current account it pays to switch. Moneywise TV explains how to pick the right one for you.

  • MWTV

    New rules on switching current accounts have been introduced, reducing the length of time it takes to switch to just seven days. We explains how it works.

  • Paid for or premium accounts cost on average £14.05 a month but do you need to pay for your current account? Nathalie Bonney takes a closer look at banks' latest moneyspinners.

  • Chances are you're hassled to upgrade your free account to a paid-for package every time you visit your branch. But are the benefits such accounts offer good value or just another way for banks to...

  • You don't have to line the devil's pockets. Pick a bank that cares about the greater good instead of profit.

  • MWTV

    Moneywise always talk about how easy it is to switch current accounts. Johanna Gornitzki decided to practice what we preach - here's how she got on.

  • Consumers who use cheques on a regular basis may be a dwindling band, but there are good reasons why many people and businesses still rely on them, says Laura Howard.

  • Should you move to a new bank?

    If you're tired of the paltry savings rates offered by the big-name banks, then consider switching to a challenger bank. We pick the names to look out for.

  • Once upon a time there were just four banks on the high street, and consumers had little choice but to bank with one of them. Fast forward 100 years and the financial landscape of the high street...

RCI Bank
Freedom Savings Account

1.10% AER
(Easy access)
Min deposit: £100
Max deposit: unlimited
Max balance: £1,000,000
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Shawbrook Bank
Easy Access - Issue 9

1.05% AER
(Easy access)
Min deposit: £1,000
Max deposit: unlimited
Max balance: £85,000
Full details

Charter Savings Bank
Easy Access Issue 3

1.01% AER
(Easy access)
Min deposit: £1,000
Max deposit: unlimited
Max balance: £250,000
Full details

Post Office Money
Online Saver Issue 24

1.01% AER
(Easy access)
Min deposit: £1
Max deposit: unlimited
Max balance: £2,000,000
Full details
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