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Nationwide has signed up for the Experian Support Hub
27 October 2023
We want to make sure you get the support you need when using essential services.
Protect your money from purchase scams
25 October 2023
Don’t hand over your cash for an item without checking that the seller is genuine. Learn how to spot and avoid scammers.
Have you been messaged by a scammer?
28 September 2023
Scammers are using WhatsApp, texts and other messaging apps to swindle people out of their money. Know the warning signs.
How to avoid becoming a money mule
24 August 2023
Don’t be fooled into allowing others access to your bank accounts. Learn more about what a money mule is and how to avoid this type of scam.
Identity theft and identity fraud
27 July 2023
Identity theft is when criminals steal your personal information and use it to make money or commit fraud. Learn how to stay safe online and how to keep your money and your credit score safe.
Base rate change from the Bank of England
5 July 2023
Find out how mortgages and savings are affected by the change to the base rate.
Why you shouldn’t pay in advance
3 July 2023
Being asked to cover admin fees for a prize or job application? It could be a scam. Find out how to avoid being a victim.
Keeping you and your home safe from rogue traders
1 June 2023
It's not easy to tell a skilled, helpful person from a scammer. But there are some steps you can take to keep your money and your property safe.
We’ve got something important we’d like to share. Our profits.
19 May 2023
Introducing The Nationwide Fairer Share. It’s part of our enduring commitment to rewarding members.
Investment and cryptocurrency scams
4 May 2023
Have you been contacted unexpectedly by someone offering an amazing investment opportunity? It could be an investment scam.
13 April 2023
Scammers are pretending to be trusted organisations. On Take Five Week, learn how to identify and avoid this common scam.
'Safe account' scams
6 March 2023
Find out how to identify, and avoid, a 'safe account' scam.
Changes to our payment limits
1 March 2023
By the end of March 2023, we're going to change how much you can pay someone from your Nationwide current account.
Cost of living – how we're here for you
6 February 2023
We continue to work on new ways to support you through these tough times.
Dating a scammer
24 January 2023
When looking for romance online, you could instead be talking to a scammer.
Using legal tender
2 November 2022
If you're unsure if your banknotes and coins are legal tender, here is the latest information based on The Bank of England’s announcement.
Withdrawing from the Paym service
28 November 2022
We'll be removing Paym as a payment method for our members from January 2023.
Fake travel deals and scam holidays
25 May 2022
Whether you're booking a dream holiday or a weekend retreat, know the warning signs and how to book your next holiday safely and securely.
Scammers are pretending to be the police
27 April 2022
If you get a call from someone claiming to be the police, it can be hard to say no. But scammers are pretending to be 'undercover officers’.
Community Fund winners
21 March 2022
Find out which Northern Ireland charities won our Community Fund grants.
Together, we’ve donated over £1 million to Ukraine
9 May 2022
We’re partnering with the British Red Cross to help those impacted by the situation in Ukraine. Find out more and how to donate.
Scam Checker Service launched
We’re on hand to talk to when you’re not sure about a payment.
Your contactless limit is changing
From 15 October 2021, you’ll be able to make contactless payments in the UK up to £100 from some accounts.
Campaign that aims to transform the lives of people who have a disability.
The Future of Home
03 August 2021
We published a report looking into how our relationships with our homes have changed in the past 18 months.
Members help raise £50,000 for Shelter
22 July 2021
Your vote really made a difference.
Double awards win for our remortgages and branch network
23 June 2021
We took home the top prize for remortgages, and were highly commended for our branch network, in this year’s Moneyfacts Consumer Awards.
Preparing for your future through investments
Model Portfolio offering open to new investors.
Our Home Support Package
10 August 2020
If you’ve been financially affected by coronavirus, we want to do all we can to help.
Our Start to Save prize draw winners
1 March 2021
Three of our Start to Save prize draw winners share their reactions to winning.