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Credit card competition 'working fairly well', but watchdog concerned by long-term debt

The Financial Conduct Authority says more could be done to help struggling borrowers with credit card debt

Payday lender Dollar to refund over £15m to 147,000 borrowers

Dollar, trading as The Money Shop, Payday UK, Payday Express and Ladder Loans, lent many more than they could afford

Banks told to make switching easier

Banks must make it easier for customers to take charge of their accounts, the competition regulator has announced

Reclaim PPI now, or if you've ever been rejected, try again

Be prepared for news any day that the regulator is sadly putting a time bar on PPI reclaiming - don't delay

Top pick insurer Direct Travel closes for new business - here's what existing users should know

Direct Travel Insurance customers won't be able to renew their policies after 11 October 2015

Don't bin Sentinel reclaim letters - they could be worth £200+

Two million people flogged worthless card security insurance from Sentinel should watch for a claim form in the post

MSE and Which? plea with FCA not to add PPI deadline and Which? have sent a letter to the financial regulator over concerns of a PPI claim time bar

Government to examine access to financial advice

A major review to improve consumers' access to financial advice has been announced by the Government

Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £10m redress for 'serious failings'

More than 92,000 customers of payday loan firm, Cash Genie, are due a share of £10m in redress

Financial services firms face premium rate number crackdown

From 26 October, financial services firms will be banned from using pricey premium rate numbers for existing customers

Faster switching on the horizon for savers

Providers may also be forced to alert customers to changes in interest rates - something which MSE has long called for

Debt management firms giving poor and misleading advice, FCA finds

Customers of five unnamed debt management firms may be due redress after a review revealed the sector is failing people