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First-time buyers to get 20% discount on 'starter homes'

15 December 2014

The Prime Minister has today set out plans for a scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers new homes with a 20% discount

Charge-free basic bank accounts unveiled

15 December 2014

A basic bank account with no fees for failed payments has been unveiled by the Government today

Government unveils Pensioner Bond rates – and they're market-leading

12 December 2014

Pensioner Bonds will pay market-leading rates of 2.8% on a one-year bond and 4% on a three-year bond from January 2015

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11 December 2014

Solid wall insulation portion of Green Deal funding runs out in just over a day

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund for solid wall insulation has closed today after the £24 million put aside ran out

11 December 2014

Annuity sales practices failing pensioners, says FCA

Annuity providers aren't doing enough to encourage customers to check if they can get a better deal elsewhere

8 December 2014

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund reopens

The Green Deal Home Improvement fund will reopen at 9am on 10 December with £100m available for home improvements

5 December 2014

Ryanair gives Easter boost with early "air tax refunds" for U12s

Ryanair is refunding APD for under 12s on flights departing from 27 March 2015 onwards

5 December 2014

Average rail fares to rise 2.2% from January

Hard-pressed rail commuters in England, Wales and Scotland face average price increases of 2.2% from 2 January 2015

3 December 2014

Possibility of five day current account switching to be investigated: Autumn Statement 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today called for a review of the seven day current account switching period

3 December 2014

Personal tax allowance to rise: Autumn Statement 2014

From April 2015, the Government will raise the amount of income workers can earn before they pay tax to £10,600

3 December 2014

Martin Lewis's instant reaction to the Autumn Statement 2014

MoneySavingExpert.com creator Martin Lewis gives his instant reaction on today's Autumn Statement

3 December 2014

Postgrads will be able to apply for loan of up to £10,000: Autumn Statement 2014

Postgraduate students aged under 30-years-old will for the first time be able to apply for a student loan

27 November 2014

New standards for pension providers to be introduced

Pension providers will be required to check whether or not customers buying their products have already taken guidance

24 November 2014

Guest comment: Buyers and sellers are being ripped off by estate agents

Stella Creasy MP explains why she's calling for estate agents to be banned from charging fees to both buyers and sellers

19 November 2014

David Cameron: We will give pensioners security and dignity

Prime Minister David Cameron writes for MSE on why the Government is shaking up pension rules

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