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Regulator admits 'mortgage prisoner' problem as Martin meets George Osborne

The FCA admits mortgage lenders "could be more proactive" in making sure homeowners don't become 'mortgage prisoners'

PPI victims handing over £5bn to claims sharks – reclaim £1,000s yourself for free

Opportunistic claims management companies are siphoning off up to a third of compensation cash paid to consumers

Mortgage applicants to undergo IQ tests

Beleaguered mortgage applicants to face IQ tests as part of stricter affordability tests

Buy As You View customers to share £939,000 compensation – how to claim

Rent-to-own company Buy As You View is to pay compensation to almost 60,000 of its customers

'Rip-off' pension exit fees to be capped

Withdrawing money from your pension or transferring it to a new scheme could soon cost hundreds of pounds less

Regulator and EU blame each other over 'mortgage prisoner' rules

The EU and the UK regulator have failed to sort out "bonkers" new mortgage rules so homeowners can't get a cheaper deal

Mobile phone insurers still unfairly rejecting claims, watchdog finds

Some mobile phone insurance companies are still unfairly rejecting claims and taking too long to process them

Savers to be shown clearer interest rate info as regulator acts to boost switching

Banks will soon be forced to give savers clearer information about easy access savings account interest rates

Insurers may soon be forced to reveal how much you paid last year in renewal letters

The FCA has today unveiled proposals requiring insurance firms to list last year's premiums on renewal notices

Chancellor pledges measures to help boost switching

George Osborne has pledged to save families up to £470 a year by boosting competition and cutting red tape

Consultation launched on 2018 PPI reclaim deadline

The FCA's published its consultation on plans to bring in a 2018 deadline for PPI claims

QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket to refund £1.7m to 4,000 payday loan borrowers

CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket, lent some customers more than they could afford to repay