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Homeowners could switch to a cheaper mortgage more easily as lending rules are set to be relaxed

Tens of thousands of mortgage prisoners are now one step closer to being freed, after the financial regulator began consulting on relaxing mortgage affordability rules, in an important step forward for's long-running campaign.

26 March 2019

'I beat the stamp price hike – by buying £2,500 worth'

A MoneySaver who bought £2,500 worth of postage stamps seven years ago says he's delivered on his plan to save £100s - as the costs have increased by up to 69% since 2012

25 March 2019

Car hire firms including Europcar and Sixt make changes to the way they show charges

Car hire firms including Europcar and Sixt have made changes to the way they display charges and other key information on their websites, in order to meet commitments made to the competition watchdog.

25 March 2019

First Utility renamed Shell Energy – here's what you need to know

Energy and broadband supplier First Utility has been renamed Shell Energy, a year after it was bought by Shell

25 March 2019

Longest 0% balance transfer deal drops below 30 months for first time since 2013

The longest card now offers 29 months at 0%

22 March 2019

Train more than a minute late? From April, firms will have to report it

Rail companies will start measuring the punctuality of their trains by the minute from April

22 March 2019

Eurostar chaos - latest info & your rights

Eurostar has urged passengers to avoid travelling from Paris to the UK until Thursday and warned there will be dozens of cancellations on the route between London and Paris until 30 March - here's what to do if you're affected

22 March 2019

Number of fines for term-time holidays almost double in a year

The number of fines issued to parents of schoolchildren in England for unauthorised family holiday absences shot up last year by 93%, new figures reveal

21 March 2019

Amex closes welcome bonus loophole – it's now harder to earn extra points

American Express cardholders will now have to wait TWO YEARS after cancelling a card in order to qualify for another welcome bonus – making it much more difficult for those who cycled between cards to earn its introductory offers.

21 March 2019

Topcashback and Quidco owners abandon merger plans

The owners of the UK's two biggest cashback sites have formally withdrawn plans for a proposed merger

21 March 2019