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Compare current accounts with Confused.com


  • A free and independent comparison service
  • Compare current accounts from leading providers such as First Direct, Santander, The Co-op, Nationwide and Natwest
  • Find out about different types of current accounts, whether it's high interest, basic, overdraft facilities or student accounts you're after


Current accounts - what you need to know

Almost everyone has a current account with a bank or building society for their day to day financial needs such as being paid your salary, paying your bills, buying food and getting the occasional pair of shoes. But not everyone realises there are several different kinds of current accounts. These are:

  • High Interest – For those who are never in their overdraft, they could earn a better interest rate on their current account cash
  • Overdraft – Better overdraft rates for those who need it, because sometimes life crams so much into one month that your outgoings end up bigger than your income
  • Packaged – Accounts with an annual fee but with added bonuses like discounted travel/mobile/car insurance etc.
  • Student – Accounts tailored for students that include special offers such interest/fee free overdrafts

Many banks and building societies are offering competitive deals for current accounts. Confused.com could help you sort the wheat from the chaff –we’ll show you a range of current account offers for you and tailored to your requirements. 9/10 people would recommend us to a friend*, so why not get a current account quote with us today?

**Research conducted by Confused.com. Out of 1,441 respondents, 94.2% said they would recommend Confused.com to a friend (January - March 2014).

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Oct 2012

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Jan 2013

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Jan 2013

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Mar 2013

Kerry Rayner Confused.com was quick and easy to use, and has saved me £200 in comparison with my renewal offer through my previous provider.

Feb 2013

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May 2013

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May 2013

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May 2013

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May 2013

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May 2013

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Why compare current accounts with confused.com?

Whether you’re looking to change your bank account to take advantage of the different kinds available, or you need a new one to reflect a change in your life (getting a joint account, for example), Confused.com could help not only with finding an account, but switching as well. It’s actually pretty easy to switch current accounts in the UK, and our Help and Tips section tells you what you need to do.

Confused.com lists accounts from a variety of current account providers, including HSBC, First Direct, Santander, NatWest, RBS, and others.

Some important information about this page
This service is provided by Crate Interactive limited. We provide an independent service free of charge but will receive a commission from the brokers and creditors we refer you to. Advertising disclosure.

Confused Current Accounts is arranged and administered by Crate Enterprises, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered office; 2nd Floor 112 – 116, Old Street, London, EC1V 9BG. Registered in England, No. 7406028.

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