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The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey


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« on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:06:49 »

No. Not Ollie.

Thinking of switching from Nationwide and Santander or M&S Bank look appealing.

Anyone got experience of those 2?
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« Reply #1 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:14:04 »

Yes. They hold my money for me.
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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:16:01 »

Thatís good enough for me. Iím signing up.
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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:18:34 »

Pretty sure most do a referral fee if you can find someone who banks already, and also go through a cashback site too.

Free money.
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« Reply #4 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:22:42 »

Halifax used to do 150 quid sign up reward...
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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 11:13:11 »

No. Not Ollie.

Thinking of switching from Nationwide and Santander or M&S Bank look appealing.

Anyone got experience of those 2?
Use Nationwide & Santander,   both very good,  easy to use websites, and both pay a bonus when joining if a friend refers you.
Only downside with Santander is that you have to pay in at the post office,  which is a pain as our post office always has queues, although I only use it online and just transfer money from one account to another (when I have some !).
Both issue debit cards so you can pay for goods and withdraw cash at any link machine.
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« Reply #6 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 15:39:36 »

Yes. They hold my money for me.

Well technically they don't. They hold a promise of credit. Effectively an IOU.

You knew that though, I'm sure.
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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 15:48:23 »

Not sure if First Direct still bung you cash for a switch, they did last year when I switched to them. All been OK so far, can service account at the Post Office which is good for me living in the sticks but with a post office in the village, plus the call centres are all UK based.
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« Reply #8 on: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 00:03:41 »

First direct will offer you a gift to the tune of c.£150 now, rather than outright cash, to switch.

HSBC have the best switch offer on the market at £200 total (£150 up front, £50 after a year) but that means dealing with their piss poor service for a year
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