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August 2012

A payday loan provider has been banned from selling loans and smacked with a massive fine for allowing fraudsters to borrow cash in 7,000 people's names and then demanding the money back from victims.
9 August 2012
The number of home repossessions has fallen to its lowest level in a year and-a-half despite the toughening economy, but they could rise again.
9 August 2012
Millions of young Britons are more likely to understand a foreign language than pensions jargon, a study suggests.
9 August 2012
The Government should give struggling mortgage borrowers more help to avoid repossession by keeping some temporary benefit arrangements in place for at least another year, lenders have urged.
8 August 2012
There are fears the price of energy could jump later this year, which has prompted some experts to urge worried households to consider fixing their gas and electricity prices.
7 August 2012
Refunds for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) have given the UK economy a boost, according to policy experts.
7 August 2012
House prices fell in July following two months of increases but are expected to remain largely flat for the rest of the year, a survey says today.
6 August 2012
Tesco Bank will sell mortgages from Monday in the supermarket giant's latest foray into financial services.
4 August 2012
Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland racked up more than £300 million worth of charges today as it counted the cost of an IT meltdown and two mis-selling scandals.
3 August 2012
The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at 0.5% today, despite growing pressure for more emergency support to aid the UK's faltering economy.
2 August 2012

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