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May

EU plans to widen access to basic bank accounts

Proposals to give more people access to bank accounts have been announced by the European Commission

9 May 2013

Payday loan crisis calls double as Kerry Katona Cash Lady TV ad banned

The number of people seeking help with payday loan debts doubled last year, says StepChange Debt Charity

8 May 2013

House prices still rising, Halifax says

House prices are continuing to rise, with prices increasing by 1.1% last month, says Halifax

8 May 2013

'Simple consumer rights' and help for carers unveiled in Queen's Speech

The Government plans to cap bills for social care, introduce a flat-rate state pension and extend consumer rights

8 May 2013

Carers 'to get financial rights' in Queen's Speech

Carers will get stronger rights to seek financial and practical help under new reforms, it's been reported

7 May 2013

T-Mobile users attempt to escape price hike

Some T-Mobile customers have claimed they can exit contracts early because the price rise is higher than the jump in RPI

7 May 2013

Brits reject 'Can I help?' shopping culture

Over two-thirds of shoppers would much rather be left in peace to browse than be asked: 'Can I help?'

6 May 2013

Nationwide to ditch Cheshire, Derbyshire and Dunfermline brands

Just over one million Cheshire, Derbyshire and Dunfermline customers are to be moved to Nationwide by mid 2015

3 May 2013

Interest-only mortgage timebomb warning: Act now

Over 1.2 million people with an interest-only mortgage are not saving enough to pay off their loans, says the FCA

2 May 2013

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tesco cut fuel prices again

Motorists will get a boost as Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tesco are set to cut both unleaded and diesel prices

2 May 2013

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