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Overdrafts cost too much, financial watchdog says

10 April 2014

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

Financial advice firms warned they face fines or bans

8 April 2014

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

Financial regulator to probe credit card market

3 April 2014

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

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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

1 April 2014

Payday lenders must comply with new rules from today

The FCA promises 'tough and decisive action' against payday lenders that do not follow its strict new rules

31 March 2014

Banking outages to be investigated by the FCA 

Major banks and building societies will be investigated by the FCA, following a number of high profile IT failures

28 March 2014

Locked into a poor-value investment? It could soon be easier to leave

Savers locked into poor value pensions could be able to leave them penalty free or be given the option to move

26 March 2014

Santander fined £12.4m for 'serious failings' in investment advice

Customers who sought investment advice from Santander could be due redress after the bank was fined almost £12.4 million

12 March 2014

Payday lenders face debt collection probe

The way payday lenders collect debts and deal with borrowers who owe them money will come under the spotlight next month

11 March 2014

Insurance sales shake-up: Pre-ticked website boxes to be banned

Consumers will get better protection when buying add-on insurance for items including cars and holidays, says the FCA

6 March 2014

Peer-to-peer lending firms to face new rules from April

Consumers using peer-to-peer firms will be better protected when lending and borrowing money under new rules from April

4 March 2014

Payday loan adverts reported to watchdog

Payday loan adverts from Wonga, Pounds to Pocket and Peachy.co.uk have been reported to the ASA by Citizens Advice

4 March 2014

Banks replacing bonus schemes after FCA mis-selling crackdown

Major banks have shaken up bonus schemes, which played a role in mis-selling scandals, the FCA says

28 February 2014

NatWest/RBS ditch introductory bonus rates – but it could make savers worse off, Martin Lewis says

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank are banning introductory bonus rates to get back to basics with simpler products

28 February 2014

Payday loan firms face legal crackdown from April

Payday lenders will have to ensure customers can afford loans and face having misleading ads banned under new FCA rules

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