Plum, the UK’s first Artificial Intelligence powered Facebook chatbot which allows consumers to start saving and investing without any effort, announces its partnership with RateSetter, one of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer investing platforms.
HSBC is reaching out to its customers to trial its new SmartSave app that it hopes will revolutionise savings behaviour.
Folio is a new mobile savings app which aims to give its users the ability to create intelligent saving goals.
Chip is the new “millennial-friendly” automatic savings app which claims to be the first of its kind to focus on young people’s greatest challenge: saving.
Google has relaunched its financial comparison ads on certain credit card, savings and current account search terms, according to The Telegraph.
The paranoia of banks failing has died down somewhat since the depths of the recession, when savers up and down the country were busy making sure that they didn’t have more than £50,000 in one bank.
Kevin Mountford, head of banking at price comparison website moneysupermarket.com, gives his personal finance predictions for 2010.
Ed Bowsher, head of consumer finance at lovemoney.com, has given his predictions for our finances in 2010, looking at inflation, interest rates, mortgages, savings, house prices and tax.
It has been a year since the collapse of Iceland’s Icesave bank, one of the major casualties of the credit crunch, and which helped bring the Icelandic economy to its knees. If you’re yet to claim compensation, your time is running out.
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) should be an integral part of your savings strategy, but there tends to be quite a bit of confusion about what they are and their benefits. LoveMoney gives the truth about 10 ISA myths.