Running a bank account

Find out how to manage a bank account, from paying money in to keeping track of interest and charges.

  1. How to choose the right bank account
  2. How to manage your bank account
  3. Current accounts
  4. How to reclaim unfair bank charges
  5. Choosing a bank account for your benefit payments
  6. Direct Debits and standing orders
  7. Fee-free basic bank accounts
  8. E-payments – why, when and how to use them
  9. Sort out a money problem or make a complaint
  10. Using and paying with debit cards
  11. Bank fees at a glance
  12. Overdrafts explained
  13. Payments into your bank account
  14. Joint bank accounts
  15. Credit union current accounts
  16. Managing your money using the jam-jar approach
  17. How to open, switch or close your bank account
  18. How to transfer money from your bank account
  19. Tracing lost bank accounts, savings or Premium Bonds
  20. Packaged accounts
  21. How to use banker’s drafts and cheques
  22. Shopping and paying safely online
  23. A beginner’s guide to scams
  24. Identity theft and scams: how to get your money back
  25. Compensation if your bank or building society goes bust
  26. Beginner’s guide to online banking
  27. Types of scam
  28. Consumer rights – what you need to know
  29. Make the most of your bank account
  30. Compare bank account fees and charges