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May

Tesco 'double the difference' over despite ad gaffe

Tesco says its 'double the difference' price guarantee is over despite an advert placed in The Sun yesterday suggesting otherwise

18 May 2011

PPI complaints hit record high

A mammoth 104,597 consumers made a complaint to the independent Financial Ombudsman Service on PPI in the year to 31 March – over 2,000 a week

18 May 2011

Sony offers free games to PlayStation Network users

PlayStation Network users are being offered a 'Welcome Back' programme after users were locked out of the network, following a hack

17 May 2011

Inflation hits two-and-a-half year high

The Government's official CPI inflation measure jumped to its highest level since 2008, increasing the challenge for savers

17 May 2011

Asda launches gadget trade-in site: is it any good?

Asda promises to beat its rivals' price but you can often better the offer by doing a few seconds' research

17 May 2011

How ill-health can boost retirement income with enhanced annuity

Savers who buy an annuity have been urged to declare medical problems or risk losing tens of thousands of pounds

16 May 2011

Ensure you have the cash as Olympic ticket payments start

The 1.8m fans who applied for London 2012 Olympic tickets must ensure they have sufficient funds or risk getting hit with bank charges

16 May 2011

House asking prices rise to unrealistic levels

House asking prices have risen to their highest level for nearly three years, with some home owners demanding sky-high amounts

16 May 2011

Biggest take-home income drop since 1981

Households may have suffered their biggest fall in purchasing power for 30 years, a leading economic think-tank warned today

13 May 2011

Guest Comment: The route to retirement riches

It's amazing how confused people get about the benefits of property, pensions or Isas when saving for retirement

13 May 2011

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