Personal Banks

Personal banks provide banking and financial services to individuals. These services generally include current and savings accounts, credit cards, loans, mortgages, investment management, private banking services and insurance. Some newer personal banks are online-only or app-based; these banks tend to offer a smaller range of services and have no physical branches.

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Bo Bank (AKA Bó Bank) is from NatWest and is available to download from app stores. We'll have more information and a full review of Bó very soon.
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Transferring money was traditionally a long, arduous, and expensive process. Sending funds overseas often required you to wait until the perfect moment, when exchange rates were favourable....
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About Zopa Bank Zopa is a British financial services company based in Buckinghamshire. It was founded in 2004 by a team from Egg internet bank and officially launched in 2005. Originally...
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About Ikano Bank Ikano Bank was established in 1995 by Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA. Headquartered in Malmo, it has offices in Nottingham, Helsinki, Sundbyberg, Almhult, Asker...
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About Halifax Formerly known as Halifax Building Society, Halifax is a British bank. It is named after the town in West Yorkshire where it was founded in 1853 as a building society....
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About Smile Bank Smile is a British banking brand; founded in 1999, it operates as a division of the Cooperative Bank and was the UK’s first fully digital bank. While other banks had...
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Its name suggests that it’s revolutionary. It also makes it sound like a vodka brand. For frequent travellers and those with friends overseas, this may be the ideal bank. First...
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About First Direct First Direct is a retail bank based in the United Kingdom, headquartered in Leeds. It is a telephone and internet-based bank, with no physical branches, and has...
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About Thinkmoney Thinkmoney is a banking services provider based in the UK. Part of the Thinkmoney Group, the company helps customers who are worried about money or have struggled in...
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About Loot Loot is a financial services company based in the UK, founded in 2014 by then-student Ollie Purdue. It offers a digital-only current account specifically aimed at students...
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Aldermore Bank Background Aldermore Bank (UK) provides commercial banking services to retail and institutional customers. Founded in May 2009 by CEO Phillip Monks, Aldermore Bank...
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