Bank and saving accounts

Banking and saving money is important and can help you manage your money. The following can provide you with more advice and support.


Most people need a bank or building society account.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent information on banking.

MoneyHelper can provide you with more information on running a bank account.


Saving money for any reason can be confusing and what savings account are best for you.

MoneyHelper can provide you with further information and support.

Credit Union

Credit Union offers an alternative to borrowing from, or saving with national banks. Credit unions are owned and democratically controlled by its members and offer a range of financial services including loans and savings accounts. Many Credit unions are willing to offer loans to members even when they have been turned down by banks.