Payday lenders to share real-time information on borrowers
Payday lenders are to use an information sharing service on consumers' borrowing habits to help improve loan decisions
15 January 2014
Letting agency fees 'truly out of control'
Tenants are having to go without food and heating to cover 'out of control' letting agency costs, says Shelter
12 June 2013
Cost of renting a home falls slightly
Private rents in England and Wales fell for the fourth month in a row in February - but by just 0.1%
15 March 2013
Tenants 'forced to use payday loans' to beat rent hikes
Shelter says renters are resorting to payday loans and dipping into their children's savings to hang onto their homes
14 March 2013
25% 'ripped off' by letting agents
Almost a quarter of people feel they have been landed with unfairly high fees by letting agents
4 September 2012
Millions cut back on food bills
More than a third of people have reduced their food spending in the last year to help cover their rent or mortgage
19 January 2012
Millions use payday loans and overdrafts to pay the mortgage
One in seven Britons has turned to a payday loan or unauthorised overdraft to cover rent or mortgage costs, Shelter says
4 January 2012
Riot victims help: personal insurance, business insurance, crisis loans
Find out what help is on hand if you've been affected by the disorder
9 August 2011
Home repossessions down but we're 'not out of the woods'
12 August 2010
Government to maintain mortgage rescue schemes
20 July 2010
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
Updated. Should you join diesel compensation claims?
Against Audi, BMW, Ford etc
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