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Bank overdraft fees targeted in major shake-up

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:02
The changes will make overdrafts simpler, fairer and easier to manage, the UK financial regulator says.
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The decline of cash in the UK - in charts

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:07
How debit cards have replaced cash as the most popular way to pay in the UK - in graphics.
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Neil Woodford fund should waive fees, MP says

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:48
The Treasury Committee head says investors in the Woodford Equity Income Fund should not pay fees.
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Millions choose a cashless lifestyle

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:59
A major report charts the drop in cash use, but 1.9 million people still deal primarily in notes and coins.
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High rents 'make young people less mobile'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Young people in private rented accommodation are now less likely to move for work, say researchers.
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'We trusted Neil Woodford with our money'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
People who invested money with the stockpicker's troubled fund raise concerns with how it was sold.
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'Bad bank' repays £50bn bailout loan

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:20
The body which runs the nationalised parts of Northern Rock and B&B has repaid its taxpayer loan.
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Top stockpicker Neil Woodford apologises for suspending fund

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 07:51
Investment guru Neil Woodford apologises after suspending withdrawals from his largest fund.
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Nuclear: Energy bills used to subsidise submarines

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 01:00
UK bills are inflated partly because households are subsidising nuclear submarines, MPs are told.
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The 3D-printed house that runs off-grid

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:13
This house is so well insulated it only needs solar power to heat it, and can even hide you from zombies.
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Women pension age case goes to High Court

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:09
A judicial review begins into the government's handling of the increase from 60 to 65 years old.
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Minister's 'pension for homes' idea sparks government row

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 09:16
James Brokenshire's call for first-time buyers to use their pension to get on the housing ladder triggers a complaint to No 10.
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Top stockpicker Neil Woodford suspends flagship fund

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 08:42
Investment guru Neil Woodford stops investors withdrawing funds after Kent County Council sought £250m.
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The wealthy businessman who paid just £35.20 in tax

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 01:25
A BBC investigation has uncovered evidence of tax dodging by wealthy businessman Frank Timis.
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Tamagotchi returns in wave of 1990s nostalgia toy joy

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 06/02/2019 - 00:10
Childhood memories are powerful feelings that brands can target as 1990s goods make a comeback.
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Government targets 'shameful' funeral plan sale tactics

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 22:26
Companies that pressure people into buying funeral plans could face criminal charges in future.
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What is the least valuable British coin ever?

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 02:28
Is the current 1p piece the least valuable British coin since the currency was unified in 1707?
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Lettings fee ban brings cheer to tenants

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 06/01/2019 - 00:20
A new law begins saving renters in England from big upfront fees, but landlords say rents could rise.
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HMRC leads number spoofing crackdown to prevent fraud

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:12
Fraudsters have manipulated caller number displays to show actual tax authority's phone numbers.
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'We had to pay two grand before moving in'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 23:07
"We had to pay £2,000 to move in," says tenant. But now letting agents are banned from charging administrative fees.
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