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'How could I find £3,000 to pay for my mum's funeral?'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:58
With the average cost of a funeral on the rise, a growing number of people are looking for cheaper alternatives.
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Online sellers 'pay for positive reviews'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:58
A Which? investigator was hired to write high-rated reviews online in return for free goods.
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Worries among tenants over deposit return

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:57
A survey says nearly a fifth of private tenants have waited more than three months to get a deposit back.
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Half of banks have closed to 13 million people

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:01
A BBC analysis of official figures finds nearly 6,000 local bank branches have closed since 2010.
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When should I sell my mutual funds?

CNN News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:13
When is the best time to get out of a mutual fund?
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ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:41
There are 180,000 people who may be owed money from the Department for Work and Pensions.
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Name checks to begin on bank payments

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:34
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.
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Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:07
Sales of food saw their steepest drop in three years last month as the summer splurge ended.
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Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:05
Among the favourites are Stephen Hawking, Margaret Thatcher and war heroine Noor Inayat Khan.
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Should universal credit be paid weekly?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 01:56
The system is meant to "mimic the in-work experience" but campaigners say it creates problems.
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Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:59
Errors mean 180,000 people on sickness benefits will now receive backdated payments.
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Where are house prices rising the fastest?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:14
Some regions have seen property prices rise by more than 6% in the past year, official figures show.
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Cheaper food drives UK inflation lower in September

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:43
The lower than expected rise for September means the state pension will increase by £4.25 a week.
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Harry Maguire, a unicorn and a petition to get them on the new £50 note

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:59
England defender Harry Maguire riding an inflatable unicorn on the new £50 note - could it happen?
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The loss of the great romantics

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 00:00
The majority of those tricked out of money after meeting people on dating sites lost more than £2,000.
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Lost passwords 'lead to lost savings'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:26
An estimated seven million people have lost savings and pensions, but there is help to track them down.
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UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:46
Wages rose at an annual pace of 3.1% in the three months to August, official figures show.
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Universal credit rollout delayed yet again

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:51
Documents reveal plans to spend hundreds of millions of pounds to address problems with the system.
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Would you trust an auto-switching site for life?

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 14:19
GoCompare wants you to let it choose your energy supplier forever, but can it really find the best deal?
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Dragons' Den star says he owes his success to dyslexia

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:00
Businessman and Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis credits dyslexia for giving him an "advantage".
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