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June

Payday loan campaigner Stella Creasy excluded from crunch summit

Avid payday loan campaigner and outspoken critic Stella Creasy has not been invited to attend a crunch summit

28 June 2013

House prices up at fastest rate in three years

Annual house prices rose by 1.9% in June pushing average UK prices to £168,941, says Nationwide

28 June 2013

Bank failed to cancel regular payment? Claim cash now

Banks that have failed to cancel a regular payment on a credit or debit card when asked will have to refund customers

28 June 2013

Payday loans referred to Competition Commission: an industry that profits from unaffordable loans

The Office of Fair Trading has today asked the Competition Commission to step in to fix the controversial industry

27 June 2013

Green Deal energy scheme slow to warm up

Only four households have committed to improve their homes using Green Deal finance, new figures show

27 June 2013

PPI mis-selling: Total bill breaks £10 billion barrier

£424 million was paid out to victims of PPI mis-selling in April, taking the total amount paid out to over £10 billion

27 June 2013

Flood-risk homes to be helped by insurance cap

A deal has been agreed with insurers to allow households at risk of flooding to get affordable insurance

27 June 2013

Mobile phone insurance firms told to clean up their act

The mobile phone insurance industry has been slammed by the FCA, as many policies don't provide the cover they promise

27 June 2013

FCA: 'We're taking action on unfair mobile phone insurance'

Too many consumers are being let down by their mobile phone insurance, the Financial Conduct Authority says

27 June 2013

Council tax bills could be frozen – but there's no guarantee

Council tax is set to remain frozen for the next two years, Chancellor George Osborne announced today

26 June 2013

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