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.
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…
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.
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.
Metro Bank launches 'market-leading' five-year fixed mortgage rates
Metro Bank has launched what it calls “market-leading” five-year fixed mortgage rates.
Santander paying 5% cashback on mobile payments
Santander Lite customers can now get 5% cashback when paying for things using their mobile phone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.