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Identity fraud up 'more than a quarter' - Thu, 28 May, 2015
The first three months of this year saw an increase of more than 25 per cent in identity fraud as criminals targeted more credit cards and bank accounts.

Identity theft crimes rose by 27 per cent to [more]

Consumers turn from banks to retailers for credit cards - Wed, 27 May, 2015
The 2015 Credit Card Awards from price comparison site showed the biggest gap in customer satisfaction to date (47 per cent) between the best and worst providers.

Credit card demands are [more]

Parents accommodate children’s demands over household budgeting - Tue, 26 May, 2015
At least two in five parents (43 per cent) claim they are ‘very’ or ‘quite’ influenced by their children regarding household budgeting.

A poll from Legal & General has rev [more]

Boost for UK retail sales thanks to April’s warm weather - Fri, 22 May, 2015
Research shows an increase in UK retail sales by 1.2 per cent in April - the strongest since last November.

The unexpected warm weather last month saw a rise in the amount of summer clothes purchase [more]

Burglars prefer pins to passwords when robbing homes - Thu, 21 May, 2015
Research conducted by Churchill Home Insurance has shown 2 million UK adults keep their bank, building society and credit card PIN numbers written down in full view around their home.

Interviews with [more]

Londoners budget spending by saving up to £400 a month - Wed, 20 May, 2015
TopCashback has released a new study showing that 58 per cent of Londoners have now put themselves on a weekly or monthly spending budget.

More than half (54 per cent) are doing this to control overs [more]

First time buyers now waiting longer to climb property ladder - Tue, 19 May, 2015
New research undertaken by Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks has shown that 65 per cent of first time home buyers have to wait longer than planned to get on the property ladder.

The yearly First Time Bu [more]

Report reveals UK population still unprepared for retirement - Mon, 18 May, 2015
Aegon UK’s third annual Readiness Report, a survey looking at attitudes towards retirement, has shown that the UK’s readiness score has dropped over the last year, from 52 to 47.

Accordin [more]

Total household wealth in Britain soars to new heights - Fri, 15 May, 2015
New research by Lloyds Bank Private Banking shows that at the end of 2014, UK families jointly held a total of more than £9.1 trillion in wealth - equivalent to £326,414 for every househol [more]

Half of average households would find one income challenging - Thu, 14 May, 2015
A new study has revealed that half of families would struggle to live on one income rather than two.

AA Life Insurance findings show that if a household lost their main income through illness or deat [more]

First time buyers at Nationwide receive £500 cashback - Wed, 13 May, 2015
Nationwide has made the decision to replace its current £500 product fee discount with an offer of £500 cashback for all first time buyers.

Beforehand, buyers choosing a Nationwide mortga [more]

Purchasing travel cover too late could prove holiday spoiler - Tue, 12 May, 2015 has been warning jetsetters to not leave travel insurance plans to the last minute, in case of risking valuable cover loss if their trip unexpectedly needs to be cancelled.

Cancellation [more]

FCA review shows shortcomings in premium finance provision - Mon, 11 May, 2015
A Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) review has revealed that customers have not always been provided with clear information about the different payment options on offer when buying general insurance p [more]

Millions of Brits frozen from daily life by bad credit - Fri, 8 May, 2015
Research carried out on behalf of the debt advice and solutions provider Debt Advisory Centre shows approximately six million people in Britain are being shut out of everyday life due to their credit [more]

Research shows mortgages are ‘hardest financial product to switch’ - Thu, 7 May, 2015
New studies have shown that there has been a considerable reduction in the amount of consumers saying it was easy to switch their mortgage, compared to the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) one year previo [more]

Halifax launch new low rate all-purpose credit card - Wed, 6 May, 2015
Halifax has presented a new low rate credit card that charges 6.45 per cent interest on purchases and balance transfers.

The company’s new Low Rate card is now available online, comes without a [more]

Nutmeg rejoices over new royal baby with £10,000 giveaway - Tue, 5 May, 2015
Online investment manager Nutmeg is joining in the new royal birth celebrations in a unique way.

The company is offering five £2,000 prizes to proud parents whose bundle of joy shares the same [more]

Club Lloyds customers benefit from new credit card offer - Fri, 1 May, 2015
As of today, customers with Club Lloyds can receive the benefits of a £12 refund on the £24 Choice Rewards Credit Card annual account fee, extending the array of benefits that Club Lloyds [more]

Nationwide launches new rate cuts across mortgage range - Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Nationwide is launching a series of new rate reductions across its mortgage range by reducing certain fixed rate deals up to 0.20 per cent.

They have also cut selected fixed rates for switchers under [more]

TSB launches lowest ever personal loan rate - Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
Yesterday TSB announced the launch of its lowest ever personal loan rate - only for existing customers.

The new rates apply to all loan terms between one and five years. The bank has cut rates for pe [more]