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MoneySurgery MoneyOscars 2005


Welcome to our 3rd Annual MoneyOscars Awards. Vote for your favourite from our selection of financial world nominees.
Results out on 5th April 2005.
This year we've added "Worst Bank" and "Worst Savings Account" to the list of catagories. All votes are anonymous and will influence the decision of the MoneySurgery MoneyOscar award panel.
We don't know who is voting so you won't get spam from us with "Partner Offers" and we won't sell your details to anyone else.

The nominees are...

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1. Best Bank:

First DirectRoyal Bank of Scotland Co-operative Bank (2003 and 2004 winner) HSBC

2. Best Former Building Society:

Halifax (2004 winner) Alliance and Leicester Bradford and Bingley (2003 winner) Birmingham Midshires

3. Best Building Society:

Portman Nationwide (2004 winner)Leeds and Holbeck Coventry Chelsea Britannia (2003 winner) Scarborough

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4. Best Internet Presence: (2003 winner) (2004 winner)

5. Best Current Account Provider:

First DirectNationwide BS (2004 winner) HalifaxCahootIntelligent Finance (IF) Alliance and Leicester

6. Best Mortgage Provider:

Nationwide BS Coventry BS Leeds and Holbeck BS Hinckley and Rugby BS Norwich and Peterborough BS

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7. Best Savings Account Type:

Cash ISA (2003 winner) Children's Account Building Society Members Only Fixed Rate Bond Regular Saver (2004 winner) Internet Savings Telephone or Postal Branch-based Instant Access

8. Best Credit Card Firm:

Nationwide BS Egg American Express Capital One (2003 winner) Mint (2004 winner)

9. Best Personal Loan Firm:

Tesco (2003 and 2004 winner) Leeds and Holbeck BS Northern Rock Direct Line Nationwide BS

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10. Best Advertisements:

Mastercard's "Priceless" "My first, my last, my Extra thing" by Halifax's Howard Mint's odd-shaped zero-rated new card Capital One's "What's in your wallet?" HSBC's local knowledge

11. Best Future Investment Category:

Endowments Gold Cash Savings Account Stocks and Shares (2003 and 2004 winner) Property Personal Pension

12. Best Luxuries (For when debts are cleared, of course):

New Car Holiday (2003 and 2004 winner) TV or HiFi Jewellery

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13. Worst Bank (or Building Society):

Barclays HSBC Woolwich NatWest Abbey Lloyds TSB Royal Bank of Scotland

14. Worst Bank Account:

Barclays Bank's 0.1% current account (with 15.6% overdraft rate) HSBC's 0.1% current account Woolwich's 0.1% current account NatWest's 0.1% current account (with 16.49% overdraft rate) Abbey's 0.1% current account Lloyds TSB's 0.1% current account (with 17.3% overdraft rate) Royal Bank of Scotland's 0.1% current account Halifax's 0.1% liquid gold savings account Abbey's 0.2% Instant Saver

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Dear MoneyOscars...

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