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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

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

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.

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.