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BLOG: Personal Finance Education counts more than ever for children

With so many people in the country experiencing major debt issues and leading individuals feeling that finance education can be part of the solution, the inclusion of the subject on the national curriculum is more justified now than ever.

Savings | 28 Oct 2014

The 5 Most Common Reasons Lenders Turn You Down

It is frustrating when you need a loan but cannot seem to get the money you need from anywhere.

Credit Cards & Loans | 23 Oct 2014

Ten greatest financial fears

As Halloween looms, a survey by Ocean Finance has showed people’s greatest financial fears, with fraud at the top of the list.

ISAs | 22 Oct 2014

Product launches of the week

Competition is heating up in the mortgage market, with a number of lenders cutting their rates.

Mortgages | 17 Oct 2014

BoE economist: Rates could stay lower without causing inflation spike

The Bank of England's chief economist has suggested interest rates could remain low for a protracted period without causing inflation to spike.

Investments | 17 Oct 2014
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Identity thefts account for half of detected fraud

Third party fraud – more commonly known as identity theft – now accounts for 47 per cent of all fraud cases prevented and detected.

Savings | 13 Oct 2014
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How Brits foot their festive bills

With just 75 days to go until Christmas, new research reveals how Brits are financing the festive season.

Savings | 13 Oct 2014

Product launches of the week

This week Lloyds Bank and Halifax are both offering 33 months of interest-free balance transfers on new credit cards.

Investments | 10 Oct 2014

Should you already be saving for Christmas?

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?

Savings Accounts | 09 Oct 2014

Product launches of the week

From slashed ETF fees to free iPads there's plenty to get excited about this week.

Credit Cards & Loans | 03 Oct 2014
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Wonga writes off 300,000 in-arrears loans after FCA investigation

Wonga has to make immediate ‘significant' changes to its affordability assessments and will write off over 300,000 loans following an investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Credit Cards & Loans | 02 Oct 2014

Five money chats you must have with your partner

As research from Prudential shows that Brits are a duplicitous lot about money, we ask what you should know about your partner's spending habits.

Life Insurance | 01 Oct 2014

The pros and cons of pre-paid cards

If you’re seeking some last-minute sun a pre-paid currency card may be the perfect travel companion - but be wary of the downsides.

Savings | 30 Sep 2014

One parent in five opposes personal finance education

A full 18 per cent of parents with children between four and 16 oppose personal finance education in schools.

Savings | 27 Sep 2014
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Wonga's profits expected to show 40% nose dive

Wonga's 2013 results are expected to show a 40 per cent fall in pre-tax profits from £84.5m to £50m, a report from Sky News has claimed.

Credit Cards & Loans | 26 Sep 2014

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