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Online Banking Explained

Online Banking Explained - How To Stay Safe Online

Understand how online banking works, and how to keep safe and secure whilst accessing your accounts.

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Premium bank accounts

Premium bank accounts

Find out about packaged bank accounts and premium current accounts and whether they're really worth paying a monthly fee.

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Guide to how prepaid cards work?

How to Easily Switch your Current Account

With the current account switch guarantee it's easier to switch your current account. Read on to see step-by-step how to switch bank accounts.

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Basic bank accounts - find out about basic bank accounts

Basic bank accounts tend to be used by people without access to standard bank current accounts - find out more about the basic current account advantages and disadvantages.

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Student bank accounts

How to Choose the Best Student Bank Account for your needs

Whether you're studying full-time for a degree, a degree-equivalent or a postgraduate course, compare the benefits of a student bank account, and find the best student account for you with Uswitch.

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Current account switch guarantee

Current Account Switching: your guide to the 7-day guarantee

Many people stick with the same account their parents opened for them, but the 7-day current account switch guarantee could change all of that.

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Bank accounts available - Find the right account

Read the Uswitch bank account guide - find the right bank account available to help you manage your money.

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Opening a new current account with Uswitch.com

Opening a new current account is easy. We talk you through what you need, what to look our for, and how long it will take.

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How current account interest rates work Uswitch explains

If you're confused about interest rates and current accounts, Uswitch can help - read about current account interest rates today.

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Uswitch Current Account Awards 2013

Uswitch Current Account Awards 2013

Find the UK's best current account providers, as voted by customers. The Uswitch Current Account Awards shine a light on the best current account providers.

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Personal finance apps

With smart phones you can now manage your finances on the go

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Are there any risks in opening a joint account?

Are there any risks in opening a joint account?

A joint account is a rite of passage for many couples. Rather than quibbling over every shopping bill you just put your money into the same account.

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How to change your bank account - alternatives to the 'big four'

How to change your bank account - alternatives to the 'big four'

It has never been easier to switch your current account to get a better deal, but who is challenging the old big banks and offering these better deals?

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Bank Charges - How to Claim Back Bank Charges

You can claim back on bank charges that arise from going over your overdraft limit or a bounced cheque or direct debit payment

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Cashback from a current account

Cashback from a current account

A few current accounts give you back a percentage of the cash you spend as a reward, we take a closer look at how cashback accounts work and what's on offer

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Ethical banking

Current Accounts: Ethical banking and investments

Ethical banks are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of its financial activities - read our guide to find out more about ethical banking.

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Current Accounts, Savings or ISAs? Which is best for you?

Can your current account provide a better rate of return than your savings? When interest rates are rock bottom the answer could be 'yes'. Find out more

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The current account switching service - learn more

From September 2013, a new bank account switching service will make it faster and easier to switch provider - Uswitch looks into how it will work.

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Current Accounts: Your Essential Guide From Uswitch

What's the right current account for you? Use Uswitch to find the current accounts that make your money work harder and pick the right current account today.

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Bad credit bank accounts: your options explained

Have you got a bad credit rating? Not sure what your bank account options are? Read the Uswitch guide to bad credit bank accounts.

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What is an overdraft?

What is an overdraft? Uswitch explains

Uswitch explains what an overdraft is, when to use one and where you can find an interest-free overdraft.

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