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UK pensions the lowest of advanced nations, says OECD

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 13:28
Pensioners in the UK can expect to earn just 29% of their working-age income.
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Provident Financial's Moneybarn car loan unit faces FCA probe

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:05
Provident Financial shares sink again as the regulator looks at its Moneybarn car loan division.
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Rail fare rise biggest for five years

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:29
A passenger group calls the 3.4% average increase a "chill wind" for rail travellers.
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Bank-free zone

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 19:02
A town has gone from four banks to none but how do its residents cope?
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Co-op sells food after 'best before' dates in waste crackdown

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:34
Stores in East Anglia will sell expired dried and tinned items for 10p in a bid to cut food waste.
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UK government mulls Bitcoin regulation

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:58
The crypto-currency remains popular with criminals, the police have warned.
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End of mega-cheap personal loans?

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:01
Strikingly cheap high-value loans and long 0% credit card transfer deals could be coming to an end.
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Driving examiners start 48-hour strike on new test day

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:37
Up to 2,000 examiners are walking out in protest at a new driving test launching on Monday.
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Poverty hits more children and pensioners, says charity

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:50
Research suggests benefit changes over the last four years have reversed efforts to tackle hardship.
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Plastic fantastic

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:21
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
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Are Saturday jobs less popular among children now?

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 00:13
The number of school children with a part-time job has fallen by a fifth in the past five years.
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When I'm 64

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 01:44
Within 15 years, retirees who are renting may have to pay up to 42% of their income, according to a new study
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Whirlpool tumble dryers: MPs' anger as replacement ends

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 16:22
Whirlpool ends a scheme that had offered cut-price replacements for tumble dryers linked to a fire risk.
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Minister calls for minimum banking services guarantee

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 00:13
The Scottish government's call for a minimum service comes after RBS announced 62 branch closures.
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How much of your salary is spent on rent?

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 22:03
Tenants living in London see twice as much of their salary going to their landlord than those in the North.
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Driving-style fines system for late tax filing planned by HMRC

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 16:00
Anyone missing the tax return deadline would get points on their record rather than an automatic fine.
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Supermarkets 'raise the price of Christmas biscuits'

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:14
Supermarkets hike the price of Christmas biscuit selections as butter prices soar, according to a report.
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RBS to close one in four branches and shed 680 jobs

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:35
The state-backed bank says there has been a big drop in branch use as more people bank online.
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Is cash still king?

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 00:07
As mobile payment apps become increasingly popular, and some societies are aiming to become cashless, how has money fared over the last decade?
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Care homes: Public 'pay unfair fees to plug £1bn shortfall'

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:47
Charges after death and over-the-top upfront fees for self-funders highlighted by the markets watchdog.
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