UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rose to 1.3 per cent in the year to October, according to ONS figures released today.
New credit card deals and special offers abound this week as financial service providers gear up for the Christmas shopping season.
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.
The poorest 20 per cent of UK households will be unable to afford to save until 2020, according to the latest Post Office Future of Savings Report.
Brits are still struggling to save, according to Lloyds Bank, despite the economic recovery and a widespread belief in the importance of emergency funds.
Almost 1.6 million more consumers contacted the Money Advice Service (MAS) in the last three months than in the same period last year, latest figures show.
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.
The steady increase in the amount Brits are saving seen through the first half of 2014 has come to a halt, with the average adult now putting away just 7.63 per cent of their monthly income.
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?
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.
A quarter of UK parents spend at least 30 per cent of their income on childcare, according to new research.
One in three Brits admits to living it up in the first days after payday, spending an average of £240 in just 24 hours.
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