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Could thousands of cash machines disappear?

10 September 2021
But they're not free. Running Britain's network of cash machines costs around 820 million a year. You might not pay for them directly, but those costs are 'absorbed in the general cost of providing an account', as an article in the Daily Mail puts it. ... read more »

Is it possible to get a bank account if you have a Trust Deed?

9 July 2021
A Trust Deed could help you get out of serious unsecured debt problems - but it will affect your banking options.... read more »

Can I get a bank account if I am on a DRO?

23 May 2021
Having a DRO on your credit history can make it difficult to get a bank account, but will you be unable to get one altogether?... read more »

Can I get a bank account if I am on DAS (DPP)?

18 May 2021
A DPP can negatively affect your credit rating, which could affect your ability to obtain a bank account.... read more »

Can I get a basic bank account if I have an IVA?

23 April 2021
A basic bank account could be a suitable option if you're looking for a bank account while on an IVA.... read more »

What would convince you to choose a bank account?

1 November 2011
When you're in the market for a new bank account, where do you look and what do you look for? ... read more »

How do I find out about basic bank accounts?

25 August 2011
How do I find out about basic bank accounts? Click here to read more.... read more »

How is the thinkbanking account different from a basic bank account?

19 July 2011
The thinkbanking account offers all the benefits of a basic bank account, plus several other useful features. ... read more »

What role do basic bank accounts play in the UK?

14 July 2011
Basic bank accounts were introduced to help make sure everyone had access to a bank account. Read about the role basic bank accounts play in the UK, and how much of an impact they've had since their introduction.... read more »

What is a basic bank account?

21 June 2011
What is a basic bank account? Click here to find out more about what a basic bank account is.... read more »

Banking around the world: over 50% without bank account in India

2 May 2011
Over 50% of the people living in India don`t have a bank account, Shyamala Gopinath, deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has revealed.... read more »

Bankrupts `having trouble finding basic bank account`

14 July 2010
Just two out of 17 banks in a study by Citizens Advice allowed people who had recently been made bankrupt to open a basic bank account. ... read more »

Chancellor set to announce basic bank accounts for all

24 March 2010
Chancellor Alistair Darling is set to announce basic bank accounts for all in Wednesday`s Budget, the BBC reports. ... read more »

Number of households without bank accounts `more than halved`

23 October 2009
UK banks have surpassed their target of halving the number of households without a bank account, according to the British Bankers` Association.... read more »

Can`t get a basic bank account

13 October 2009
Over the years, bank accounts have become increasingly useful for day-to-day living. They offer us a safe and secure place to keep our money, as well as access to a range of useful facilities.... read more »


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