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How to Easily Switch your Current Account

Changing banks is quick and simple to do. Find out how to change your current account and switch from one bank to a new one. Get a better deal on your new current account bank account.

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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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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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Personal finance apps

Personal finance apps can help you budget, keep track of spending, pay bills and put away money for your savings goals. Which is the best app to help you keep on top of your money and how to choose the best budget app in the UK?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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