Current Accounts

A good current account is vital for basic financial management - and they give you access to credit cards, mortgages, loans, and other credit products.

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  • What is a Lifetime ISA and should you open one?

    The Lifetime ISA was introduced in April 2017 as a new type of tax-free savings and investment account to help you buy your first home and save for retirement. What is a Lifetime ISA? The Lifetime ISA [...]

    Sep 11, 2018
  • What is pension auto-enrolment and how does it work?

    Pension automatic enrolment makes it mandatory for employers to offer you a workplace pension that you both pay into. A percentage of the pension contribution comes out of your salary, and your employer [...]

    Sep 06, 2018
  • How to calculate your net worth

    There are many ways of measuring your financial health. Credit scores and savings milestones and investment portfolios all work together to complete a portrait of your financial aptitude. But there’s [...]

    Sep 04, 2018
  • Your state pension explained

    The state pension was first introduced in 1909 and around 500,000 people aged 70 and over were paid five shillings (25p) a week. Taking inflation into account, that’s around £28 per week in today’s [...]

    Aug 29, 2018
  • How to create a passive income stream

    If you’re worried about being able to save enough of your earnings to meet your savings or retirement goals, building wealth through passive income is a strategy that might appeal to you. Passive income [...]

    Jul 20, 2018
  • The most expensive cities in the UK to own a car

    Liverpool is the most expensive place in the UK to be a driver, costing the average motorist £4,000. This makes it even more costly than London and Manchester, according to a new survey. Taking into account [...]

    Jul 12, 2018
  • How to spot and avoid financial scams

    Online fraud and cyber crime has cost people and businesses in the UK an estimated £28 million in just six months, according to figures from Action Fraud. It received over 12,000 reports of cyber crime [...]

    Jul 11, 2018