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Housing market outlook worst 'for 20 years'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:01
House sale expectations for the next three months are at their lowest for two decades, estate agents warn.
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Brexit uncertainty hits house purchases

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:54
Home buyers and sellers have been postponing transactions until after the EU withdrawal.
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Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly two years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:10
UK inflation fell to 2.1% in December, pushed down by falling fuel prices.
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Lloyds' overdraft fees unacceptable, says MP

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:50
An MP says Lloyds Bank is introducing charges against the spirit of a watchdog's recommendations.
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Mary Poppins Returns: Can tuppence really save the day?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:11
The latest Mary Poppins film has been a hit at the box office but what money lessons can we take from the film franchise?
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Winter likely to finish off some energy firms, analysts say

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:09
Customers could see their tariffs rise if they are bounced to a new energy supplier.
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Wet wipes to get 'Fine to Flush' logo to tackle fatbergs

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:50
A "Fine to Flush" label for wet wipes has been launched to help tackle blocked sewers.
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Amazon and eBay evict sellers amid VAT crackdown

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:02
Some overseas businesses were selling items - including British flags - but evading VAT.
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Universal credit: Two-child benefit cap to be relaxed

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 22:00
Families with three or more children born before April 2017 will now not be included.
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Our chatbot answers the top five Brexit questions

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:02
It's hard to know what will happen in the end, but that doesn't mean we can't give a few answers now.
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Plan to free 'mortgage prisoners' revealed by FCA

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:56
Some 140,000 homeowners are trapped on loans with high interest rates. New proposals could help them.
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Worst Christmas for retailers in a decade, says BRC

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:42
Total UK retail sales showed 0% annual growth in December, according to industry experts.
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'Act now' warning over tax returns

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 15:49
Millions of people face a deadline for completing their self-assessment tax return.
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Energy suppliers to face tighter rules, says Ofgem

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 07:14
The energy regulator will change licensing rules after nine new gas and energy providers collapsed.
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Paupers' funerals cost UK councils nearly £5.4m in a year

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:13
Birmingham spent almost £1m on funerals while areas of east London had the highest rate per death.
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Pension cold-calling ban takes effect

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
The ban, first announced two years ago, is aimed at preventing scams that cost victims thousands of pounds.
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Energy firm ceases trading after ban

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:58
Economy Energy recently said it had "no intention of closing our doors" but has now collapsed.
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Deposit demands 'tough for young buyers'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 09:44
The UK's largest mortgage lender says that property values rose by 1.3% over the course of 2018.
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Email error 'like handing over your keys'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/08/2019 - 08:27
A stranger's financial details were visible as he entered the wrong email when signing up to a credit service.
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Supermarkets battle over New Year price cuts

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:09
Morrisons and Tesco join other leading UK supermarkets in cutting prices.
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