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Loan shark cartoons to teach kids about debt dangers

School children in England, are being encouraged to be taught about the dangers of using loan sharks

3 March 2014

Payday loan firms face legal crackdown from April

Payday lenders will have to ensure customers can afford loans and face having misleading ads banned under new FCA rules

28 February 2014

Yorkshire Building Society pays £8.4m in refunds after mortgage blunder

Yorkshire Building Society has admitted wrongly charging mortgage customers who had fallen behind with repayments

17 February 2014

Aqua axes 3% cashback credit card – should you ditch and switch?

Aqua is slashing the amount you can earn in cashback on its credit card from 3% to 0.5% in January

15 November 2013

Payday lenders slammed at Select Committee

Martin joined other consumer groups, regulators and payday loan firms at a Select Committee hearing into the industry

5 November 2013

Payday loan ads should be banned from kids' TV, says

One in three parents say their children have repeated payday loan ads' slogans, says

5 November 2013

HSBC's PPI mis-selling bill hits £1.8 billion

HSBC is the latest bank to set aside extra cash to compensate victims of the PPI mis-selling scandal

4 November 2013

RBS and NatWest PPI mis-selling bill hits £2.6 billion

RBS has added a further £250 million to it's PPI pot, taking its total provision to £2.6 billion

1 November 2013

Lloyds' PPI mis-selling bill soars to £8 billion

Lloyds Banking Group fell back into the red as provision for the PPI mis-selling scandal soared to more than £8 billion

29 October 2013

Peer-to-peer savers should be better protected, watchdog says

The FCA has today outlined further regulation to protect consumers investing via peer-to-peer lending sites

24 October 2013