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The cost of borrowing money has already started to creep up amid mounting speculation of an interest rate rise next year.
New rules governing how payday lenders and debt management companies treat their customers have been brought in by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today.
British households missed 15 million bill payments worth a total of £882m in the last 12 months, according to research from Moneysupermarket.com.
They are only a relatively recent phenomenon but the days of contactless payment cards could soon be numbered, according to a new report.
The Ministry of Justice has revoked the licences of 200 rogue claims management companies in the past year.
Poor credit scores are costing British households as much as £3.5bn a year, a report has found.
A new balance transfer price war could be on the cards after Nationwide Building Society launched a 0% deal with the lowest fee on record for long term borrowing.
Buy-to-let mortgage lender Paragon Group has launched its own bank brand after receiving a license from the regulator.
Consumers are set to ditch traditional providers and lenders and flock to supermarket banks, according to a report published this week.
A quarter of UK microbusinesses have turned to payday lenders to fund their start-up, up from 16% this time last year, research has found.
British consumers collectively have nearly £139bn in unsecured debts, according to a report from MoneySuperMarket.
Nearly one in five UK adults have taken on a second job to cope with the spiralling costs of running a household, research has revealed.
Working families are just 11 days from being forced to rely on state benefits or ask friends and family for financial help, a report has found.
Energy firms hit out as Ofgem looks into trades; retailers boosted by wet January; Lloyds to set out small company lending plans.
BP should 'remain barred' from US contracts; RBS set to sell US trading business; Scottish govt accepts currency union means loss of powers.
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