Guest comment: 'Payday loan ads should be banned before the watershed'
The Children's Society is calling for a change in law to ban payday loan adverts from TV and radio before 9pm
15 September 2014
Over 55 and haven't made a will? It's Free Wills Month
Free Wills Month enables over 55's who live in England or Wales to get a will written or amended for free
3 March 2014
Council tax benefit axe 'to hit 2.4 million families'
Around 2.4 million families face an average hike in their council tax bills of £138 next week, according to a charity
28 March 2013
Debt collectors brand MSE mental health guide 'harsh'
MSE responds to debt collection trade body's dismay over our Mental Health & debt guide
20 July 2012
Low-paid 'need minimum wage rise'
An increase in the minimum wage is required to protect low-income workers, Oxfam says
14 June 2012
NatWest, RBS and Tesco ATMs to allow charity giving
Customers will be able to donate money to charity while withdrawing cash from this week
13 June 2012
Charity tax relief plans scrapped
Controversial plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations have been scrapped, the Treasury announced today
31 May 2012
The rogues that ignore 'no cold callers' signs
Charities and political parties are the worst offenders at ignoring 'no cold callers' signs, according to a new poll
18 May 2012
Mega rich tax bill 'under 10%', while millions pay 22%
Six percent of £10 million-plus earners paid less than 10% in tax, Treasury figures reveal
16 April 2012
Charities fear tax relief backlash
Charity bosses fear big donations from wealthy backers will be hit by a cap on tax relief for charitable donations
12 April 2012
8 travel-money must-knows
Don't overpay to pay (ole!)
Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
New. Cheapest ever loans at 2.7%
If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
2for1 theme parks and attractions
Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and more
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