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Savings optimism 'on the rise' - Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
People are increasingly optimistic about their saving abilities, according to a recent survey from Lloyds.

The Lloyds Bank Savings Report has revealed that the third quarter of 2015 saw a substantial [more]

Black Friday hits in the UK - Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Black Friday is here with the tradition becoming increasingly embedded in British culture, despite its American background.

Interestingly, research suggests that this year's event has moved onli [more]

UK consumers unaware of foreign currency credit card fees - Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Online shoppers in the UK have paid more than £20 million in fees over the past year for purchasing items in a foreign currency.

According to research by the building society Norwich & Pete [more]

Almost one in 10 have no plans to retire - Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Almost one in 10 people (nine per cent) have no plans to retire, according to recent research from Baring Asset Management.

The study found that the percentage of people who are planning to continue [more]

Number of automated payments hits 7.3 billion - Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
The number of automated payments being made in the UK is continuing to rise, with the latest information from Payments UK showing that 2014 saw automated payments top 7.3 billion.

The trade associati [more]

Welsh adults 'unaware of their bank balance' - Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
A concerning number of adults in Wales are unaware of what their bank balance is.

Research conducted by The Money Advice Service and the UK Financial Capability Board has revealed that within the cou [more]

Current account switching offer set to end soon - Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
A generous 'switching' offer on current accounts from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks is set to end in two weeks (30 November).

The banks are currently offering anyone who moves to their ser [more]

TSB announces new low fixed rate mortgage - Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
TSB has announced a new mortgage this week (6 November) while also cutting rates on a number of existing mortgages.

The bank announced that consumers looking to buy a house or remortgage with a loan [more]

Women still hit by pay gap despite wage growth - Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Research has shown that despite major improvements the gender pay gap is still negatively affecting women.

Conducted by Halifax, the study found that women's earnings have risen much faster than [more]

Ofgem orders E.On to pay for failure to supply smart meters - Mon, 9 Nov, 2015
Energy regulator Ofgem has ordered E.On to pay £7 million in fines after it failed to provide its business customers with energy-efficient smart meters.

Ofgem imposed a deadline of April 2014 b [more]

Bank of England maintains 0.5 per cent interest rate - Fri, 6 Nov, 2015
In a move that has reassured businesses and households, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has this week (5 November) voted to maintain the 0.5 per cent interest rate.

The dec [more]

Price of petrol down 2p in October - Wed, 4 Nov, 2015
The latest figures from the RAC Fuel Watch have revealed that consumers are continuing to benefit from drops in fuel prices with October's data demonstrating a 2p per litre drop in unleaded.

Di [more]

Sub-prime mortgages 'making a comeback' - Mon, 2 Nov, 2015
Higher risk sub-prime mortgages are making a surprise comeback, according to a report by The Guardian.

Sub-prime mortgages are aimed at home buyers with a poor financial background, including issues [more]