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'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

Boost for airport shoppers as 'tax rip-off' review set for take-off

The Government has launched a review into airport retailers not passing on VAT discounts to shoppers

Average rail fares to rise by 1.1% from January

Rail commuters in England, Scotland and Wales face an average price rise of 1.1% for journeys taken from 2 January 2016

Help to Buy ISAs now available for first-time buyers

First-time buyers will be able to save into one of the Government's Help to Buy ISAs from today

Help to Buy ISA rates begin to be unveiled

Many major providers have announced how much their Help to Buy ISAs will pay in light of their launch tomorrow

Autumn Statement 2015: What it means for you

Today's Autumn Statement saw a hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments, a U-turn on cutting tax credits

Autumn Statement 2015: Compensation for 15-minute train delays planned

Commuters will be able to claim compensation for train delays of just 15 minutes, under new plans revealed today

Autumn Statement 2015: State pension rates confirmed

Osborne also revealed that those who leave the UK for more than four weeks at a time will no longer get pension credit

Hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments a 'disgrace'

Millions of graduates will have to repay more of their loans as the Government's U-turned on a promise it made

Autumn Statement 2015: 'Homes to save £30 on energy bills'

The current Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme will be replaced by a new energy efficiency scheme from April 2017

Autumn Statement 2015: Chancellor cancels planned tax credit cuts

The Government has today announced a U-turn on major tax credit cuts proposed in the Summer Budget

Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes

People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates