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Payday loans cap will slash costs, regulator says

15 July 2014

The FCA says the cost of payday loans and other high-cost short-term credit will fall 'significantly' under its plans

Tell the regulator: Has it got payday loan cap right?

15 July 2014

Today, the FCA is proposing a cap on payday loans to stop excessive charges being passed on to customers

Payday lender The Money Shop lent thousands too much money

14 July 2014

Over 6,000 borrowers who were lent more than they could afford are to be refunded a combined total of more than 700,000

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10 July 2014

Make car and home insurance renewals clearer, insurers say

The ABI wants new rules to help customers renewing their car and home insurance policies get a better deal

8 July 2014

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

1 July 2014

Payday lenders face rollover crackdown from today

Payday lenders will no longer be able to roll over loans more than twice from today

25 June 2014

Wonga to pay 2.6m after threatening borrowers with fake lawyers

Wonga pressured 45,000 customers into repaying payday loans by sending letters from non-existent law firms chasing debt

11 June 2014

Church of England releases rap song to highlight payday loan dangers

The Church of England's released a rap song featuring Martin Lewis which warns of the dangers of taking out payday loans

3 June 2014

Had a CPP mis-selling reminder? Don't ignore it - it could be worth 100s

Reminder letters are being sent out this month to some who were mis-sold card and identity theft policies from CPP

20 May 2014

Got a Santander current account? Find out if fees shake-up affects you

Millions of Santander current account customers face new overdraft charges from 19 August, leaving some paying more

25 April 2014

New mortgage rules: How do they affect you?

Potential home buyers who want a mortgage will have to have their finances scrutinised more closely from tomorrow

10 April 2014

Overdrafts cost too much, financial watchdog says

Overdrafts are to be investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after it found borrowers are paying too much

8 April 2014

Financial advice firms warned they face fines or bans

The FCA has found three quarters of financial advice firms are failing to keep clients properly informed about charges

3 April 2014

Financial regulator to probe credit card market

The FCA is to scrutinise whether competition in the UK's 150bn credit card market is working well for borrowers

1 April 2014

Reclaimed PPI? Some banks have underpaid 100s

If Barclays, Lloyds or RBS/NatWest have offered you PPI redress on a loan since 2012, you may be owed 100s more

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