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Rising numbers seek help for energy bill debts, warns Citizens Advice

Thu, 08/24/2023 - 08:16
Citizens Advice has seen a 17% rise in the number of people asking for help with gas and electricity bills.
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Housing more affordable than a year ago, the Halifax says

Wed, 08/23/2023 - 00:02
The UK's biggest mortgage lender says high rates mean buying a home is still a stretch for many.
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Wilko shoppers warned to avoid fake websites

Tue, 08/22/2023 - 12:37
Several websites are purporting to offer heavily discounted goods, the firm's administrators warn.
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Big firm bosses' pay rose 16% as workers squeezed

Tue, 08/22/2023 - 06:49
Analysis from the High Pay Centre suggests the average pay of a FTSE 100 boss was £3.91m last year.
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Renting now cheaper than first-time mortgages, says Zoopla

Mon, 08/21/2023 - 14:08
It is less expensive to rent than buy for the first time since 2010, but there are wide regional variations.
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Have airlines gone too far with their extra fees?

Sun, 08/20/2023 - 01:26
Airlines increasingly charge for perks like speedy booking and seat selection, but some passengers say the costs are too high
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Energy bills predicted to drop in autumn

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 09:28
Ofgem is poised to announce a small cut in its price cap next week, a consultancy firm forecasts.
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Fine threat if banks fail to provide access to cash

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 23:50
The Treasury sets a maximum distance of three miles, or one mile in urban areas, to reach free cash withdrawal services.
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Housing Benefit freeze leaves renters '£200 short' every month

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 06:17
People on housing benefit say there are hardly any homes available to rent at prices they can afford.
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Interest rates: How a rise affects you and your money

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 15:02
The Bank of England has put up interest rates 14 times in a bid to slow price rises.
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UK rent rises at the highest rate seen for years

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 12:20
Prices paid by UK renters rose by 5.3% on average in the year to July - the highest level seen since 2016.
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Lower energy prices behind UK inflation slowing

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 08:29
Official figures show that lower gas and electricity prices were behind the slowdown in inflation to 6.8%.
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Bank glitch let customers withdraw extra cash

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 00:22
Bank of Ireland says technical problems, which led to queues at some cash machines, are now fixed.
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Rail fares in England to rise below inflation again in 2024

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 17:16
Fare increases in 2024 will again be held below the rate of inflation, says government.
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Monzo on top of banking satisfaction rankings

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 13:20
Although its score has dropped, the challenger bank leads a regulator's banking league table.
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Interest-only mortgages: Warning against over-optimism in clearing debts

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 12:17
Some people do not realise they might not be able to clear their final debt, research suggests.
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Couple 'horrified' at £110 Ryanair ticket print fee

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 08:55
The airline has defended its decision to charge an elderly couple to print their boarding passes at the airport.
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Frome declares housing crisis as rents soar out of reach

Mon, 08/14/2023 - 06:14
People in a popular Somerset town are trying to draw attention to a shortage of affordable housing.
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Mortgage rates are falling but don't celebrate yet

Sun, 08/13/2023 - 01:02
A number of lenders are cutting rates but experts say it may be too early to call it a turning point.
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First businesses move into Liverpool's £1 shops scheme

Thu, 08/10/2023 - 17:12
A row of Liverpool shops once earmarked for demolition are rented out for £1 to boost the area.
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