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Spending

New Curve card claims to be 'the only card you need to carry' - but here's what to watch out for

A new debit card lets you connect your existing debit and credit cards – but there are a few things to watch out for

22 January 2018

Mastercard vs Visa for using abroad – which wins?

Specialist overseas credit cards give you the best deal when you're spending abroad, but are they all the same?

19 May 2015

Winter fuel payments cut for those in hot countries

People living in hot countries will no longer be able to claim winter fuel payments from autumn 2015

26 June 2013

NatWest and RBS cut overseas card charges, but they're still expensive

Holidaymakers using a Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) or NatWest debit card will pay lower fees overseas from June

28 March 2013

Spending less at Christmas meant more enjoyment, MSE poll finds

Those who cut back had a better time over Christmas than those who spent more than usual

7 January 2013

Spending squeeze remains tight

There's been no year-on-year improvement in people's real discretionary wealth, a Lloyds TSB report says today

26 November 2012

UK economic dip worse than first thought

Gross domestic product (GDP), a broad measure for the total economy, declined by 0.3% in the final quarter of 2011

28 March 2012

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