Text me your money

Eight institutions in the UK have agreed to back a service to allow us to text money to people. This list is: Barclays, Cumberland Building Society, Danske Bank, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Metro Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander.

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How near is Facebook Bank plc?

New competitors for established businesses can come from surprising places. If all a bank does is monitor competition from other banks they could be in for a surprise or two. Here are a couple of lines from CNN: “It’s become

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Banks and sales and charities

Perhaps it’s just me, but I find the idea of banks running January sales a bit offensive. I’m not too sure why. I think it’s the naive idea I have that banks offer competitive terms at all times. HSBC and

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