MSE News

September

Students still confused by new loans system

Students are stumped by the new university tuition fees and loans system coming in this month, new research shows

20 September 2012

Pensions shake-up 'to help half a million by Christmas'

About 500,000 people will save into a pension for the first time by Christmas due to auto-enrolment, the Government says

20 September 2012

High mortgage rates hit Government new home scheme

The NewBuy scheme to help people buy a new-build home has had a

19 September 2012

Which? campaign demands banks put customers first

Which?'s Big Change campaign wants banks

19 September 2012

Report calls for financial education in colleges

Further education and sixth form colleges should be teaching students money basics, a report says

18 September 2012

Cowboy clampers 'could start new parking scams'

Cowboy wheel clampers, who will soon be outlawed, could move onto illegal parking ticket rackets, the AA warns

18 September 2012

Benefits 'may be linked to pay, not inflation'

Benefits may be linked to average pay rather than inflation, according to reports

18 September 2012

Inflation fell in August despite fuel hikes

The retail prices index rate of inflation fell to 2.9% in August down from 3.2% in July, says the ONS

18 September 2012

Co-op blocks bankrupts from bank accounts

The Co-op Bank stops offering basic bank accounts to undischarged bankrupts, leaving Barclays as the only provider

17 September 2012

Monthly benefit payments 'risk backfiring'

The shift to monthly benefit payments could push some families further into financial difficulties, a think tank warns

17 September 2012

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