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    I have 12 accounts across 6banks is that too much
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    No
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    Why that much though???
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    Why that much though???
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      It's quite a lot but if you can keep up with them all and are getting interest then why not?
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      no you are really restricting yourself by only having 12.
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      I just about manage two. :eek:

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      One is ideal, two is manageable, three is pushing it....and twelve? At twelve you have a problem. Consult your psychiatrist.
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        (Original post by Withengar)
        One is ideal, two is manageable, three is push it....and twelve? At twelve you have a problem. Consult your psychiatrist.
        Actually, it's wise to spread your money around.
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        (Original post by littlenorthernlass)
        Actually, it's wise to spread your money around.
        12 is excessive I have two debit cards and one credit card
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        (Original post by gino0753)
        12 is excessive I have two debit cards and one credit card
        I have a HSBC current account
        HSBC saver
        TSB current account 3% on1.5k
        TSB e saver
        TSB everyday saver
        Santander student 3% on 2K
        Nationwide 5% on 2.5K
        NatWest savings builder 1.5%
        Tesco bank 3% on 3K
        Halifax everyday saver
        Halifax help to buy isa 4%
        Halifax black credit card 0% up to a £1000
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        I don't know whether that is looked down on by creditors. Your credit report will certainly look a bit complicated.
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        (Original post by niteninja1)
        I have a HSBC current account
        HSBC saver
        TSB current account 3% on1.5k
        TSB e saver
        TSB everyday saver
        Santander student 3% on 2K
        Nationwide 5% on 2.5K
        NatWest savings builder 1.5%
        Tesco bank 3% on 3K
        Halifax everyday saver
        Halifax help to buy isa 4%
        Halifax black credit card 0% up to a £1000
        Do you have the interest rate information for those without the information?

        I'd dump the Natwest Savings Builder since i would not save in an account paying less than 3% interest. Go for corporate bonds.
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          (Original post by Sternumator)
          I don't know whether that is looked down on by creditors. Your credit report will certainly look a bit complicated.
          My credit rating is 5/5
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          (Original post by niteninja1)
          My credit rating is 5/5
          I suppose quite a lot of those are savings accounts that wouldn't show up on a credit report.
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          (Original post by Rakas21)
          Do you have the interest rate information for those without the information?

          I'd dump the Natwest Savings Builder since i would not save in an account paying less than 3% interest. Go for corporate bonds.
          1.5% is still good for a risk free investment. Of course you get better returns with corporate bonds but you have to take on risk to do it.
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          (Original post by littlenorthernlass)
          Actually, it's wise to spread your money around.
          Not really. Are you expecting another Northern Rock?
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          (Original post by niteninja1)
          I have 12 accounts across 6banks is that too much

          I have 13+ so you're actually underachieving
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          (Original post by Jennie1987)
          I have 13+ so you're actually underachieving
          I only have two, but each in a different country. Beat that.
         
         
         
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