Which? Money weekly podcast, 28 July 2010
- Would your bank tell you if it cut your savings rate?
- Uninsured drivers: what happens if your car is hit by one
- Be careful when using credit and debit cards abroad
In this week's podcast: savings rate cuts, accidents with uninsured drivers
This week the Which? Money podcast team discusses how banks communicate savings rate changes to their customers. While some savings providers will email or write to you when interest rates are altered, others use such outdated and inconvenient methods that consumers are often left in the dark. Here's how to make sure you don't lose track of the return your money is earning.
Elsewhere, Which? researcher Cathy Neal confronts a common motoring fear: what happens if you're hit by an uninsured driver? With 1.5m of them on Britain's roads, it's a risk we all run when we get into our cars in the morning...
Finally, don't miss this week's money saving tip: how not to spend on your credit and debit cards abroad, and which plastic to choose if you prefer to pay with a flexible friend overseas.
Links mentioned in the podcast:
- Which banks tell you when savings rates are cut?
- Which? Best Rate savings accounts
- Which? recommended car insurance providers
- Which? Travel money advice guide