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.

Their slogan is ‘banking made easy’, and they say that you can open an account in less than 10 minutes.  Should you add a Hot Coral Monzo card to your wallet? First Glance If...
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About Shawbrook Shawbrook is a commercial and retail bank based in the United Kingdom. Until 2017 it was part of Shawbrook Group PLC but was acquired in July 2017 by a consortium...
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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 Secure Trust Bank Secure Trust Bank is a British retail and commercial bank. It is a constituent bank of the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market. Established under the name...
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About Lloyds Bank Lloyds Bank is a British retail and commercial bank. One of the ‘Big Four’ clearing banks, it was founded in Birmingham in 1765. It is the largest retail bank in...
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  About Smith and Williamson Smith & Williamson is a UK-based private bank. Founded in 1881 in Glasgow, the company now employs over 1500 people in twelve offices throughout...
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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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Winning Britain's Best Bank 2019, Starling is arguably amongst the biggest and most well-known challenger banks. Starling’s vision is to ‘create a better bank for everyone’. Is...
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About HTB Formerly 'Hampshire Trust Bank', HTB is a UK-based specialist ‘challenger’ bank founded in 1977 and relaunched under new management in 2014. The bank markets itself as...
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About Bank Saderat Bank Saderat Iran, or Export Bank of Iran, is a large multinational banking and financial services company and Iran’s largest bank. It was founded in Tehran in 1952...
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About Standard Chartered Standard Chartered is a British multinational bank. Based in London, it is named for the two banks from which it was formed – The Chartered Bank of India,...
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About Ghana International Bank Ghana International Bank was founded in 1959 as Ghana Commercial Bank, two years after Ghana was granted independence from Britain. Setting up its first...
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