M&S bank will launch a new current account in the summer, which will be free to use
M&S Bank is hoping to tempt millions of new customers to switch to it with a new fee free account. It will launch the account in the summer. Currently it offers two different accounts, but both charge a monthly fee. The new account will have all the ‘banking’ benefits that the fee charging account has (except a high interest rate on savings) but none of the M&S store benefits.
Hiring an outfit for a special event. Where to go and what you’ll pay
If you’d rather hire an outfit than buy one, what should you look out for and what will it cost?
Are you the kind of person who blows the budget on an outfit for a special occasion? Or do end up reworking something you've worn before and hoping no-one notices? If you’d like to blow the budget, but can’t afford it, is hiring an outfit the answer? The last couple of years has seen a sharp increase in the number of dress hire/rental websites. What should you look for?
If you want to take out a personal loan, how can you get the best deal?
At this time of year, banks and other lenders tend to fall over each other to offer the ‘lowest’ loan rate. Depending on how much you want to borrow and how good your credit score is, you may be able to take out a loan and pay less than 5% interest. But what should you watch for?