Google has today announced how it intends to get consumers to pay for goods and services using their mobile phones, with the trial launch of Google Wallet.
Price comparison websites take over £650 million in commission each year from consumers. That’s the finding from a recent YouGov survey undertaken by saveitbuddy.com, which claims to be the UK’s only comparison website that gives cash back on insurance and energy deals.
ING Direct have introduced a new tool for their US online banking users allowing them to create a separate, read-only password that can be given to third-party aggregators, such as Mint.
There are several reports that Google will be launching its “Virtual Wallet” mobile payments system on Android phones this week.
Coffee chain Starbucks is the latest big outlet planning to trial contactless payments, following fast food giant McDonalds’ first steps into the technology.
Google has been testing various financial comparisons in its search results for a while, and today it has rolled out the results of those trials into a single site; Google Advisor.
HSBC is to introduce a new service to its current account customers to alert them when they are approaching their overdraft limit.
Google has launched a new service which it hopes will help them show even more detail on businesses in their search results and map listings.
During the recession and economic downturn there has been a lot of discussion about Britain’s commitments to foreign aid. This infographic shows how the UK compares to other countries with its foreign aid.
This week the Independent Commission on Banking published its proposal to change banking in the UK, and if the proposals are eventually accepted, there could be interesting changes for customers.