The number of private rented sector tenants in poverty has doubled in the last decade from 2.1m in 2002/03 to 4.1m in 2012/13, research has revealed.
UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rose to 1.3 per cent in the year to October, according to ONS figures released today.
Unemployment in the UK fell by 115,000 to 1.96 million in the three months to September, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and US authorities have hit five banks with fines totalling £2bn for failing to properly control their foreign exchange practices.
We review Santander's new cashback service, which enables debit and credit card customers to earn cashback when they spend with certain retailers.
The Competition and Markets Authority has decided to move forward with a full scale investigation of the retail banking sector.
Consumer confidence has dropped for the second time in 2014, according to the Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report for September, though sentiment remains fairly positive.
More than 1m Brits took advantage of the Current Account Switch Service in its first year, according to the payments council, with provider swaps increasing by 22 per cent. See the winners and losers here.
Third party fraud – more commonly known as identity theft – now accounts for 47 per cent of all fraud cases prevented and detected.
A third of Brits will start the New Year in debt after an expensive holiday season, according to the Money Advice Service (MAS). Can planning ahead help you avoid the debt trap?
Two directors of HSBC's UK arm are poised to quit in protest at new Bank of England rules that pave the way for lengthy jail sentences to be imposed on senior managers of failed lenders, according to reports.
A fifth of under-25s are likely to swap their current accounts using the Current Account Switch Guarantee, according to YouGov, compared to just eight per cent of over-55s.
Barclays is expected to be hit with a £38m fine this week for failing to adequately protect clients' funds, according to a report on Sky News.
If you're in the market for a new investment or a Marks & Spencer gift card, this is the week for you.
As trust in challenger banks grows, a full three quarters of Brits say they would be comfortable banking with John Lewis if given the option.
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