We tried Marcus, the new service that lets Brits bank with Goldman Sachs for as little as £1 — here’s what we thought

Screenshot/Will Martin/Business Insider If you’re not an avid follower of British retail banking, you might not have noticed that last week Goldman Sachs quietly launched its Marcus savings account in the UK. There was little fanfare beyond the press around the UK launch of Goldman’s first foray into consumer banking, after 150 years of catering to […]

Martin Lewis reveals the best children's bank accounts with top interest rates right now

How do you earn big interest on ickle savings? The world of children’s savings is actually far more competitive those for grown-ups.  Done right, interest rates are far higher – though the amounts allowed are smaller.   So with the long run-up to Christmas soon to start, and a recent change of best-buys, let me run […]

Indian rupee sinks to record low after central bank unexpectedly holds rates

Thomson Reuters India’s central bank unexpectedly left rates unchanged Friday. The  Indian rupee fell to a record low following the announcement.  Watch the Indian rupee trade in real time here. India’s central bank unexpectedly held rates steady at 6.5% on Friday sending the rupee to a record low.  More than half of analysts surveyed by […]

Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert BEST bank accounts – get up to £200 FREE for Christmas

Martin Lewis appeared on Good Morning Britain today to reveal his top three bank accounts. The Money Saving Expert advised Britons to change to these accounts to get good deals before Christmas. His three picks are HSBC, Natwest and First Direct. How much free cash could you get to help you through the Christmas period? […]

Jeremy Paxman net worth: University Challenge star has this much in the bank reports claim

Jeremy Paxman appears on University Challenge tonight. The British journalist, from Leeds, is a well known fixture on the programme and may be best known for his presening on the quiz show.  However, he has a long history in media, beginning his career in 1972. Jeremy has worked on the Tonight programme and Panorama in […]