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