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to ask if you can search your bank statements online ?

(26 Posts)
cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:14:45

I'm trying to search what payments I've made to a particular company in the last couple of years. I was expecting to be able to just search on their name; but not so, just have to trawl back month by month.hmm

I'm with HSBC .
Do you bank with someone who offers online statement search ?

chrismissymoomoomee Wed 05-Dec-12 13:21:48

I would have to trawl through all mine. Have you tried calling, they may be able to do it on their computer system.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:39:21

Could call them, but I was just really surprised to find that there wasn't a search facility.

Is this still normal ?

RandallPinkFloyd Wed 05-Dec-12 13:43:45

What do you mean by a search facility.

Do you mean a search for payments by entering a payee's name?

forevergreek Wed 05-Dec-12 13:46:19

You can search by month or date on mine. Do you know the rough month at least?

cheekybaubles Wed 05-Dec-12 13:51:27

Can't understand why you can't access your past payments?

Have you gone into the section where you set up payments and clicked on recipients already set up?

I have a few friends that work for that bank if you want me to ask them for you?

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:56:02

Yes Randall, just want to type eg. "amazon", "waitrose" and get an ordered list of all payments to them in last 6 months, year.

fuzzywuzzy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:56:45

I can search mine by word or date, but only three months at a time. I would be seriously ticked off if I couldn't.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:57:58

Cheeky, I can go through my statements month by month.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 13:58:46

Fuzzy which bank are you with ?

cheekybaubles Wed 05-Dec-12 14:01:24

Yes, but what happens when you go into the section where you set up a recipient or standing order? Do you not get a list of companies and people?

SquirtedFrankinScentsInStable Wed 05-Dec-12 14:06:36

download them into excel and search there.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 14:07:24

Cheeky, it's not a standing order.

GoldQuintessenceAndMyhrr Wed 05-Dec-12 14:08:29

Ah, DnbNor in Norway are great, you can search for Payees, time period, everything.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 14:09:48

Squirted, is that definitely available with HSBC ?

spoonsspoonsspoons Wed 05-Dec-12 14:10:14

I can - Natwest.

RandallPinkFloyd Wed 05-Dec-12 14:12:11

Can't with HSBC and as far as I'm aware they can't either.
It's just a case of looking through stx sorry.

cumfy Wed 05-Dec-12 14:20:49

Better setup a DnbNor acct then.grin

SquirtedFrankinScentsInStable Wed 05-Dec-12 15:55:09

sorry cumfy. dont know. thought they all did it. grin

emma123456 Wed 05-Dec-12 16:19:23

Can download into a csv file, save jn excel and search away! You can definitely do this with HSBC.

ChocHobNob Wed 05-Dec-12 16:23:32

Yes, on Natwest, although they've recently changed their site and I found it more difficult to find the facility.

TeamBacon Wed 05-Dec-12 16:30:26

Yes I can, for the last 10 years. Was v useful when looking up credit card payments for a PPI claim.

fuzzywuzzy Fri 07-Dec-12 09:27:58

cumfy I bank with Lloyds tsb

InsertCleverNameChangeHere Fri 07-Dec-12 09:44:55

DP has this facility with Ulster Bank, I believe all divisions of RBS use the same online system so perhaps that would be a good option for you

Jins Fri 07-Dec-12 10:05:28

I don't think you can with HSBC but I think you can download transactions in spreadsheet format and sort them from there

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