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£7m lost to holiday booking fraud: tips to avoid being a victim

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Understanding

Airport and airline strikes: will you get your money back?

Summer is in full swing but potential strike action by both airline and airport ...

10 ways to cut your water bill in the heatwave

With the temperature reaching 30 degrees in parts of the country, here are 10 to...

10 ways car hire firms try to rip you off

Car hire firms are notorious for their hidden add-ons and unexpected charges so ...

Three money mistakes renters make

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What your tax code means and how to check it’s correct

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Renting out your home over the summer? Here’s what you need to know…

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News

Paper train tickets increasingly ditched for ‘smart tickets

Train firms are being urged to sell “smart tickets” as default, as figures s...

Vodafone error sees travellers cut off and billed thousands of pounds

Thousands of Vodafone customers overseas lost service this weekend, with many to...

The hidden tax bill a new partner could bring

The high income child benefit charge is under the spotlight again.

IMF warns of rising energy bills to avoid climate crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that a carbon tax could result ...

Shell Energy to buy Green Star Energy

Customers of Green Star Energy are set to move to Shell Energy, bringing the cha...

Broadband boost for flat dwellers

Millions are set to benefit from faster broadband speeds thanks to government pl...

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