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Last chance to register to vote in the May local elections

Anyone planning to vote in the local elections on 5 May must register to do so by midnight tonight

Major peer-to-peer lenders still months off unveiling Innovative Finance ISAs amid approval backlog

Only two peer-to-peer lending platforms out of 94 are currently able to offer the new Innovative Finance ISA

Cheaper insurance available for flood risk homes

Homeowners living in flood-prone parts of the UK are now able to get substantially cheaper home insurance

Budget 2016: New 'sugar tax' on soft drinks but beer and spirits duty frozen

Those who enjoy fizzy drinks, cigarettes and wine will be hit by tax changes announced in the 2016 Budget

Budget 2016: Fuel duty frozen once again

Motorists have been spared a rise in petrol tax after fuel duty was frozen for the sixth consecutive year

Budget 2016: Online sellers and room-renters given £1,000 tax breaks

People renting a room out are among those who will benefit from two new £1,000 tax breaks from April 2017

Budget 2016: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £11,500

The level at which people start to pay income tax will rise to £11,500 next April

Budget 2016: Cash ISA allowance up to £20,000 in 2017

Savers will be able to save £20,000 a year in an ISA from April 2017, Chancellor George Osborne has announced

Budget 2016: Lifetime ISA to launch with 25% state bonus for the under-40s

A new lifetime ISA for the under-40s will pay savers a 25% bonus on up to £4,000 saved per tax year

Help to Save scheme to offer £1,200 bonus to low-paid workers

Low-paid workers who put money away in a new savings scheme will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £1,200

Government refuses to budge on women's state pension changes following second MP debate

The Government has refused to budge on changes to women's state pension following a second parliamentary debate

Give those in debt crisis 'breathing space' to buy food, Martin Lewis and StepChange urge Government

MSE's Martin Lewis and charity StepChange have called on the Government to help those struggling with temporary debt