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Thursday 11 December 2014 first direct has launched a free mobile savings app, ‘Saveapp’, to help consumers resist the temptations of small everyday spends and Saveapp towards their bigger savings goals. Free-to-download from the App Store from today...


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YouGov survey reveals the unexpected cost of Christmas takes total spend to £1,400 The average British household will splash out an additional £650 this Christmas to cover the unexpected cost of the 12 days following Christmas Day, a report published by first direct reveals.


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Times are tough. People are haggling for deals left, right and centre. However it turns out the easiest way to save money is to simply ask - politely.  New research from first direct reveals more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of people get angry and threaten to leave when dealing with service providers, rising to three-quarters (74 per cent) of men.


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On Friday 21 November first direct will introduce two Best Buy fixed rate mortgages for borrowers with a 35% deposit or equity. Borrowers will be able to take advantage of either a 1.39% 2 year fixed rate or a 2.19% 3 year fixed rate, both with a fee of £1950.   In addition...


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On Sunday 19 October, festival favourite Jake Bugg will bring his distinctive blend of indie, rock and folk to the first direct arena in Leeds in an exclusive event, presented by venue sponsor first direct. The gig marks the Leeds-based bank’s 25th anniversary and the first birthday of first direct arena, bringing Jake Bugg and an expected sell...


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