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Other Recommend me a bank

Discussion in 'General' started by RedFlames, 16 May 2019.

  1. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Aye, true.

    I can't think of a bank that I've not heard consistent grumbling about, though, or had consistent grumbles about myself.

    Eh, the entire banking industry is a *********** of people trying to get rich using other peoples money. **** 'em all.
     
  2. adidan

    adidan Avatar now in stock for xmas 2019

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    I guess of them all Nationwide is at least a building society and, in theory, run for its members.
     
  3. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Music Enthusiast

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    Am... am I you?
     
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  4. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    What number am I thinking of?
     
  5. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Music Enthusiast

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  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Boo-hiss:

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  7. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Have you thought about Monzo/Starling?
     
  8. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Im with RBS, not had any issues. I work onsite at another bank (red branding) the amount of chaos behind the scenes you would not believe but likely the same at all of them.
     
  9. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  10. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Didn’t clock that. Sorry!
     
  11. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    That would Be Sntander or HSBC... in both cases i can well believe it tbh...
     
  12. Zoon

    Zoon Hunting Wabbits since the 80s

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    I've worked for two of the banking institutions mentioned in this thread in network and cyber security, and have knowledge of the infrastructure for a further one mentioned in the thread. The first I have personally used and with the full technical insight I have of would be happy to use again, I just fancied the switching bonus elsewhere, and the local branch wasn't overly convenient. The next one I wasn't particularly happy to use and with my technical insight I NEVER EVER WOULD. The one I have knowlege of the infrastructure of ... I probably wouldn't use again, however their website and app weren't great anyway so was happy to leave them. I cannot however due to NDA even hint which any of these are.
     
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  13. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    Unless I'm missing the secret code, thanks for saying one is good, quite a few are bad, can't say which ones? :p
     
  14. Zoon

    Zoon Hunting Wabbits since the 80s

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    I guess the most I can say is that the mentions of the good one no-one has disagreed with yet in this thread, however the bad ones at least one or several people have mentioned are bad. NDA etc.

    If you're really concerned about security, keep your money as actual cash coins which would have metal conversion value at least and only buy prepaid credit cards at the supermarket with said cash when you want to make an online purchase :D
     
  15. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    ... infers, to me a "one parent, two brand" set-up; I doubt there's only one of these, though...
     
  16. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    This basically.

    Mine is Santander.

    Switched from them to First Direct, not a thing to complain about other than their less than excellent app. Having used customer services a number of times, responsive and helpful.
    Switched form FD to Natwest, similarly everything has been spot on since... YMMV clearly.

    I's suggest giving FD a punt, you can skirt the fee via the following means...

     
  17. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Serías correcto en tu primera elección :winking:
     
  18. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Try pornhub.

    Oh wait, this is the bank thread :worried:
     
  19. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    Invest your money in stock photos
     
  20. Jeff Hine

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    Yeah; not a merchant bank thread... :rolleyes:
     

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