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    • vivki
    • By vivki 10th Oct 18, 12:20 PM
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    Opening a bank account as soon as bankrupt
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    • 10th Oct 18, 12:20 PM
    Opening a bank account as soon as bankrupt 10th Oct 18 at 12:20 PM
    Hi

    Iím now officially bankrupt!! Can I open a new bank account straight away, and which has the best online banking please?
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    • broaps
    • By broaps 10th Oct 18, 1:39 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 1:39 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 1:39 PM
    Hi Vivki

    I can certainly recommend Nationwide as they were very helpful to us. Their basic account has full on-line and mobile banking and a proper contactless debit card. You can draw up to £500 daily from ATMs like normal people (when you have it again)! We have arranged for our DDs to be paid without any problem. The only difference from a "normal" account is there is no cheque book or overdraft but I think that applies to all basic accounts. And, of course, no bank charges. Easy to use website, friendly staff - check it out.
    • vivki
    • By vivki 10th Oct 18, 5:56 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 5:56 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 5:56 PM
    Thanks. I’ve applied to nationwide so that is great to hear!
    • london1973
    • By london1973 11th Oct 18, 5:48 PM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 5:48 PM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 5:48 PM
    Maybe a bit late but i have found Barclays to be fantasic, and their app is superb, i haven’t been online once since i downloaded it, far better than any i used prior to BR
    • TimeToRebuild
    • By TimeToRebuild 12th Oct 18, 3:42 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 3:42 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 3:42 PM
    Nationwide and Halifax are good, Nationwide being my favorite, contactless card and online banking/ app
    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 12th Oct 18, 5:29 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 5:29 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 5:29 PM
    Nationwide and Halifax are good, Nationwide being my favorite, contactless card and online banking/ app
    Originally posted by TimeToRebuild
    Nationwide always gets good reports also Barclays and the Coop, I would avoid the Halifax though are they are not B.R friendly
    • ramtops
    • By ramtops 13th Oct 18, 9:40 AM
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    • 13th Oct 18, 9:40 AM
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    • 13th Oct 18, 9:40 AM
    I recommend Monzo - they're really great, and don't mind about bankruptcy.
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