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Lloyds sets aside a further £1bn for mis-sold-to customers – Could that be you?

Lloyds Banking Group has today announced a further £1bn to be set aside both for further Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) mis-selling claims, and compensation for some 590,000 unfairly charged mortgage customers.

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Dan Howdle

Revealed: The worst places abroad you can possibly use your credit card

The advice not to use credit cards abroad and take cash or specialised cards along instead has been doing the rounds for years, but some destinations are worse than others…

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Dan Howdle
Wednesday 26th July 2017

Virgin Money launches new custom build and shared ownership mortgages

Virgin Money has launched a new range of mortgages for people looking to build their own home or take advantage of a shared ownership scheme.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Tuesday 25th July 2017

Rise in personal loans a threat to the economy, warns Bank of England

High levels of personal debt threaten the economy by making banks more vulnerable to downturns, a Bank of England official has said.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Tuesday 25th July 2017

Metro Bank launches 'market-leading' five-year fixed mortgage rates

Metro Bank has launched what it calls “market-leading” five-year fixed mortgage rates.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Monday 24th July 2017

Santander paying 5% cashback on mobile payments

Santander Lite customers can now get 5% cashback when paying for things using their mobile phone.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Monday 24th July 2017

New single public body to provide debt and pensions guidance

A new public financial guidance body will be created to make it easier for people to find debt and pensions advice.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Monday 10th October 2016

Brits spent £2bn using contactless cards in July

The amount of money spent on contactless cards in the UK each month has passed £2bn for the first time.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Thursday 6th October 2016

More than 8m renters think they'll be renting forever

More than 8m renters don’t think they’ll ever be able to afford their own home, a new report has claimed.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Monday 26th September 2016

Consumer problems are costing people £23bn a year

Consumers are losing the equivalent of a week’s wages each year thanks to poor services, faulty products and delayed deliveries.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Friday 23rd September 2016

Current Account Switch Service celebrates three years and three million switches

More than three million current accounts have been switched to a new bank or building society since the process was simplified three years ago today.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Friday 16th September 2016

Ice cream van 'accidents' and laughing conmen – the world of insurance fraud

A man who faked accidents in his ice cream van and a gang of laughing conmen are among those caught trying to cheat insurance companies last year.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Tuesday 13th September 2016

Usdaw calls for government to introduce a 'real' Living Wage

The shopworkers’ union has called for the government to replace the National Living Wage (NLW) with one that better reflects the true cost of living.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Monday 12th September 2016

Record numbers ask for charity's help with debt problems

The number of people seeking help for debt problems has hit an all-time high, according to new research from a leading debt charity.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Wednesday 7th September 2016

Young adults quickly building up debts but 'too few' seeking advice

Young adults are quickly building up debts and are making it worse for themselves by not seeking advice, a debt charity has revealed.

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Phil Wilkinson-Jones
Tuesday 30th August 2016