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British Bank Awards 2019 Finalists revealed

After over 18,000 votes for more than 160 financial firms, we’re proud to announce the British Bank Awards 2019 Finalists.

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Apps are now the nation's favourite way of banking

In 2018, far more of us used apps to contact our bank than in 2017. Here's why our preferences are changing, and what it means.

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How FinTech rebuilt budgeting - and what the future holds

Steve Tigar, CEO of Money Dashboard, explains how technology has revolutionised money management, and how things are likely to change in the future.

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Black box insurance explained

Black box technology monitors your driving. If you drive safely, your insurer offers you lower insurance premiums. Here's how it works.

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Why I (and many others) haven't switched to challenger banks

Despite being on paper a typical Monzo customer, their business model - and those of other challenger banks - has never quite grabbed me - and millions of others. Here's why.

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Mortgage broker fees explained

Mortgage brokers can help you find the right deal, but their advice doesn't always come cheap. Here’s a guide to the fees you can expect to pay for their services.

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