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University a 'false promise' for too many youngsters

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:59
The government should crack down on courses that offer little financial return for graduates, a study says.
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UK household debt hits new peak, says TUC

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:55
Excluding mortgages, average debt per household rose sharply in 2018 to £15,385, TUC research says.
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More credit unions failing but membership growing

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 12:36
The number of credit unions has more than halved since 2000 but more people are using the sector.
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EuroMillions: 'It'll be fun to give away' say NI jackpot couple

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 12:24
Frances and Patrick Connolly say they are overwhelmed after winning the £115m Lotto jackpot.
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Economy Energy banned from taking on new customers

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 09:42
Economy Energy could have its licence revoked if it fails to improve its customer service.
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House price growth slowest for almost six years, says Nationwide

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 09:39
The latest survey from the Nationwide says property values grew by just 0.5% last year.
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TV licence email scam: More than 5,000 complaints in three months

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 09:37
Action Fraud received more than 5,000 complaints about the email scam between October and December.
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Top boss pay overtakes staff in three days, report says

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 01/04/2019 - 00:25
As of Friday, bosses of top firms have earned more than a typical worker in a year, a report claims.
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Fuel prices: MPs call for petrol price watchdog

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 11:40
Petrol stations are being accused again of ripping off motorists by increasing their profit margins.
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Rail fare increases: Charts explain passengers' frustration

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 09:07
Train delays across Great Britain added up to a total of 32 years in the 12 months to October 2018.
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UK house prices: Will the value of your home change in 2019?

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 00:07
Brexit uncertainty makes it tough to predict UK house prices in 2019 - but we asked some experts to have a go.
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Railcards: How can young people save on train fares in 2019?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:31
New railcards being launched this year should mean significant savings for anyone aged under 30.
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Rail fares rise 'kick in the wallet' after delays

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:23
The price hike comes into force on Wednesday despite a 13-year low in punctuality across the network.
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You say you want a New Year's resolution...?

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 01/02/2019 - 00:38
New Year's resolutions are often about how we spend our money and our time at work. Here's some advice on how to keep them for the rest of the year.
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Three things that could save the High Street

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 03:31
Retailers endured a tough 2018 but technology like artificial intelligence could secure the future.
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Energy price cap comes into force

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 01:28
Consumer groups say that loyal customers will benefit but could still save more by shopping around.
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Reality Check: How does the government help first-time buyers?

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 12/30/2018 - 03:46
Which government schemes do people use most when trying to get on the housing ladder?
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What went wrong on the High Street in 2018?

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 08:47
The UK High Street has seen chains collapse and tough trading conditions in 2018.
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HMV to honour gift cards despite going into administration

BBC Money News Feed - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 05:46
The music retailer will accept gift cards so long as stores keep trading, says KPMG.
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Plastic bag fee 'to double to 10p' and include every shop

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 08:42
The government wants to double the charge and extend it to all shops in England, to cut plastic use.
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