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Average two-year mortgage rate falls below 6%

1 hour 16 min ago
Mortgage providers have been cutting rates, but many homeowners still face a payment shock.
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Mobile phones: Firms face £3bn legal claim for overcharging

4 hours 47 min ago
Lawsuit alleges Vodafone, EE, Three and O2 overcharged existing customers for their mobiles.
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House prices rise again as mortgage rates ease

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 07:43
Prices rose 0.5% last month, the Halifax says, and there are signs activity in the market is picking up.
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Shopping with cash rises for first time in a decade

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 00:01
People are using notes and coins as a way of budgeting while prices rise, says the British Retail Consortium.
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Mortgage problems ease but many face ‘price shock’

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 13:50
The Bank of England says fewer households will struggle to keep up with mortgage payments than previously thought.
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High rate of UK teens skipping meals because of poverty, survey suggests

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 12:41
The UK progresses slightly in OECD education rankings - but food-poverty levels are above average.
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Renting: Can bidding wars be stopped?

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 00:03
Intense competition for places to live is driving rents up and up, but is there hope for change?
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Benefits falling behind rising cost of living

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 16:08
New data suggests that the cost of living has been rising faster than official inflation figures.
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Smart meters: Almost three million still not working

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 06:21
Mum-of-11 Sharlene Peppard is one of 2.7 million customers facing incorrect bills.
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Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won’t buy a cheaper brand'

Sat, 12/02/2023 - 23:56
Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
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Energy saving scheme: What is the Demand Flexibility Service?

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 12:36
A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is running for a second day this week.
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Bank branch closures hits Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's constituency

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 10:52
The last bank in Richmond, North Yorkshire - Rishi Sunak's constituency - will close and be replaced by a hub.
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House prices edge up as hopes rise of lower mortgage rates

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 10:32
The Nationwide says there are "encouraging signs" that mortgage rates are starting to come down.
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Amazon, Google and other tech giants pledge action on fraud

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 17:41
Companies commit to working with the government to tackle online scams, fake adverts and romance fraud.
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Metro Bank to review seven-day opening and cut jobs

Thu, 11/30/2023 - 11:26
The struggling lender is to cut a fifth of staff, and rival Lloyds announces more branch closures.
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Shoppers hit by escalating prices of branded goods

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 16:08
Baby formula is one of the areas in which prices have risen by more than costs, a watchdog says.
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Renting: Rising cost and lack of choice forcing families to smaller homes

Wed, 11/29/2023 - 00:01
Older tenants are also struggling with essential bills as rents rise and the choice for tenants narrows.
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Discounts return to cut electricity use amid cold snap

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 17:18
National Grid ESO's scheme offers some households a chance to save on energy bills during peak hours.
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'We don't know if we can complete on our new home'

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 13:44
Alice Fenton is one of many homebuyers currently in limbo as a result of a cyber-attack on IT firm CTS.
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Cyber-incident leaves home sales in limbo

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 16:52
Buyers say they have been left hanging as a company that provides IT to law firms sees its services hit.
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