Compare These Types of Bank Account

Challenger Banks

A challenger bank is a new breed of bank, based almost entirely online that uses fintech to provide a low cost simple banking solution for customers.

High Street Banks

High Street Banks (although located more online than on the high street these days), are the most common type of bank in the UK offering current accounts, savings accounts, loans and mortgages.

Private Banks

Private banks offer personal service and potentially higher interest rates on savings for high net worth individuals.

Children's Bank Accounts

Children's bank accounts are bank accounts or apps that help children learn about, and spend money in a responsible way. They are often gamified and can also be controlled by parents to help teach children about money.

USD Bank Accounts

USD bank accounts are bank accounts in the UK that offer bank accounts denominated in US Dollars as well as GBP.

Euro Bank Accounts

Euro bank accounts are bank accounts in the UK that offer bank accounts denominated in Euros as well as GBP.


Neobanks are online or app-only fintech firms that banks products. As neobanks usually focus on a single product they are quite often much cheaper than traditional high street banks.

Buildings Societies

Building societies are a type of bank that specialises more in savings and mortgages rather than current accounts and loans.

Student Bank Accounts

Student bank accounts are current accounts that cater specifically for students and usually come with different types of rewards such as offers and money off vouchers.

Joint Bank Accounts

A Joint Bank Account is when a bank account than can be shared between two people and used for managing joint expenses such as household bills, and receiving salaries from two partners.

Business Bank Accounts

Find the right bank account for your business. Whether your business is large or small it needs a business bank account to accept payments from clients.