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Banks 11 months ago

What potential interest rates rises mean for fixed rate mortgages

With the prospect of interest rate rises on the horizon, will fixed-rate mortgages become more expensive?

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Banking 11 months ago

Party political conference round-up

What do the Labour, Lib-Dem and Conservative parties' plans mean for your pocket?

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Banking 11 months ago

Do new rules mean paying more for debit and credit cards?

Banking and credit fees could go up in the wake of new regulations for card transactions

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Banking 11 months ago

330,000 Wonga loans written off

Payday loans company writes off customer debts after fake legal letter scandal

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Banking 1 year ago

Bank of England rate rise ‘could happen sooner than expected’

'Gradual and limited' increases expected as early as the end of this year following Bank of England speech

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Banking 1 year ago

Unemployment rate at lowest level since 2009

Meanwhile, wages outpacing inflation for the first time since 2010

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Banking 1 year ago

‘Consumers to benefit’ from EU cap on credit card fees

MEPs vote to cap interchange credit card fees paid by retailers, which may translate into savings for consumers

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Banking 1 year ago

Budget 2014: The key points explained

ISA limit will increase to £15,000 from 1 July and personal tax allowance will be raised to £10,500, as well as changes to pensions

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Banking 2 years ago

Interest rate rise uncertainty growing

Rate rise would put millions of Britons in 'perilous debt', says think tank, but Bank of England says significant rises not needed following drop in unemployment rate

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Banking 2 years ago

Pensions: Annuities ‘rip-off’ needs reform, say Sunday Times

Paper launches campaign to reform annuities market, which pensions minister says requires a 'rethink'

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