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Warning – 200,000 risk losing £1,000s as 'wrong' parent claims child benefit

Around 200,000 families risk one parent missing out on national insurance credits - and potentially losing £1,000s from their future state pension - because the higher earner in the couple claims child benefit, new data shows. Here's how to check if your family is affected, and transfer national insurance credits across if needed

23 November 2019

South Western Railway confirms month of strikes over Christmas period – what you need to know

A near month-long strike by South Western Railway workers is set to go ahead from Mon 2 Dec

22 November 2019

Are you one of 3.4m disabled over-65s missing out on up to £4,500/yr to help with care?

More than 3.4 million disabled pensioners could be missing out on up to £4,500 a year in help towards the costs of their care, a national debt charity has warned

22 November 2019

TSB customers hit by delayed payments

Payments into TSB accounts have been delayed overnight, leaving some customers without wages or cash

22 November 2019

British Airways flights delayed by 'technical issue' – what you need to know

Scores of British Airways flights have been delayed by a technical issue this morning, the airline has said

21 November 2019

Thomas Cook customers left confused by emails from claims firms

Some Thomas Cook customers who are waiting for refunds from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have been left confused after receiving out-of-the-blue emails from claims firms

20 November 2019

PayPoint top-up for British Gas prepay customers to end – what you need to know

The way British Gas customers with prepayment meters top up is changing from January 1, as they’ll no longer be able to top up via PayPoint at their usual newsagent or supermarket.

18 November 2019

Another blow for savers as M&S Bank cuts its 5% rate – are regular savings still worth it?

Today marks another blow for savers, as M&S Bank becomes the latest firm to slash rates on its market-leading regular savings account from 5% AER to 2.75% AER

15 November 2019

Best-buy mortgage rate drops below 1% for first time in a year

A new best-buy mortgage offers a sub-1% rate for the first time since November 2018. Halifax's new 0.98% mortgage won't be for everyone – especially as it requires a 40% deposit and is only for homemovers – but it's the latest sign that mortgages are getting cheaper. So check now if you can save £1,000s on your mortgage.

15 November 2019

Victims of bank transfer scams could be left unprotected from 1 Jan

Banks can't agree how to refund blameless bank transfer victims, it has emerged

15 November 2019