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Old 11-10-2008, 07:55   #1
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What banks/buidling societies do you recommend?

Bear in mind how safe they are and how you rate them on other performances
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Old 11-10-2008, 09:10   #2
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We've just opened a Cash ISA with the Principality Building Society and they've been very helpful

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Old 11-10-2008, 09:19   #3
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Always had great service from HSBC.
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Can't get safer than Northern Rock and NS&I at the moment

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The Co-Operative bank and HSBC are probably safest at the moment, apart from NR and NS&I.
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Old 11-10-2008, 21:58   #6
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why co-op?
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why co-op?
The shareholders are the members - so it can't suffer from stock market crashes, and it also hasn't had to dip into the money markets this year as it self funds from deposits
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