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TSB shambles: Should you avoid this bank?

TSB shambles: Should you avoid this bank?

Despite dodgy online banking access, TSB’s Classic Plus Account still offers something many other banks don’t – high interest on savings. But is it worth the risk? Back in May one of the biggest banking fiascos of the last few years saw TSB customers...
TSB online meltdown: Your rights & should you switch?

TSB online meltdown: Your rights & should you switch?

What you need to do if you’re a TSB customer, and my thoughts on if you switch to or from the bank. Between us, Becky and I have six TSB Classic accounts. Two personal ones each, and two joint accounts. We opened them a few years back when we could get 5%...
Credit? Debit? Cash? How I choose the best way to pay

Credit? Debit? Cash? How I choose the best way to pay

How do you choose how you’ll pay? I expect most of you just whack it on plastic, or fish around for change – if you have any. For me the choice between cash, debit card and credit card is not so simple. The way I pay is dictated by a few variables –...
Are your savings earning less than you think?

Are your savings earning less than you think?

Do you know what interest you’re earning on your savings? Yes, rates are generally rubbish, but have you looked to see exactly what you’re getting? Even if you have low expectations it’s probably less that you think. A lot less. In the last few...