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  • Last Minute Isa Buying Tips Yahoo Finance UK - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
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    Left it all to the 11th hour? Don't worry, our tips will help you make the most of your Isa allowance and avoid any hasty decision-making

  • Banks launch 'Midata' current account comparison tool Moneywise - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 12:11 GMT

    Current account holders will soon be alerted to whether they could be getting a better deal with another bank. From 26 March 2015, online banking customers will be given access to "midata" – ...

  • Budget 2015: What the Chancellor didn’t say - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 17:16 GMT
    British Finance Minister George Osborne leaves 11 Downing Street in London, on March 18, 2015, as he prepares to unveiling the annual budget to parliament

    Here are the changes that didn't made it into the speech.

  • UK Budget 2015: Death Of The Tax Return Yahoo Finance UK - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 16:46 GMT
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    Hooray! Is this the best news to come out of the Chancellor's 2015 Budget?

  • Do you qualify for care home help? Moneywise - Mon, Mar 16, 2015 16:45 GMT

    The UK's ageing population is putting increasing pressure on a wide range of public services but it is also bringing problems much closer to home. Illnesses such as dementia can put a tremendous amount ...

  • Labour to reintroduce 10p starting rate of income tax Moneywise - Mon, Mar 16, 2015 15:58 GMT

    Moneywise was recently offered the chance to sit down for a quick chat with Labour's Chris Leslie, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury. With the current poll on the UK's political parties ...

  • Woman addicted to online bingo racked up £45,000 debt Yahoo Finance UK - Fri, Mar 13, 2015 15:00 GMT
    Kelly Nield

    The mother-of-one would play for up to eight hours a day

  • Newly launched Isas top savings tables Moneywise - Thu, Mar 12, 2015 10:57 GMT
    Pound coins

    We look at some of the best rates for easy-access cash Isas

  • Scam alert: criminals targeting social media users Moneywise - Tue, Mar 3, 2015 17:16 GMT

    Consumers have been warned that criminals are increasingly using social media to recruit unwitting 'money mules' that help them launder money. Financial Fraud Action UK's (FFA UK) intelligence unit – the ...

  • Don't get ripped off by overseas money transfers Moneywise - Mon, Mar 2, 2015 17:23 GMT

    Running a second home overseas can be an expensive business, with electricity bills for the air-conditioning or patio heater, plus the cost of clearing leaves from a hot tub or keeping the bougainvillea ...

  • Last chance for biggest bank switching bonus ever - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 12:58 GMT

    Time is running out to grab £150 by switching your bank account to Clydesdale or Yorkshire.

  • Would you switch to a new bank? Moneywise - Tue, Feb 17, 2015 12:37 GMT

    It was supposed to be the moment Britain's biggest banks had always dreaded. When new rules making it far easier for consumers to switch current account provider came into effect last September, many banking ...

  • Woman finds surprise $10million in her bank account Yahoo Finance UK - Mon, Feb 16, 2015 15:20 GMT
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    A customer service agent told her it was her money

  • From next April, the chancellor wants you to be able to do what you like with your pension savings once you reach age 55. Instead of the old draconian restrictions, the new rules mean if you want to spend ...

  • Eight new ways to pay Moneywise - Mon, Feb 9, 2015 17:12 GMT

    How are you going to pay for things in 2015? Perhaps you'll wave a wristband or glove over a contactless reader in a shop or press a button on your smartphone to send cash instantly to a friend? New technology ...

  • Up to 2m people to get card protection compensation Moneywise - Wed, Jan 28, 2015 11:45 GMT

    Up to two million credit card users who bought a card security product called Card Protection, Sentinel or Safe and Secure Plus may be entitled to compensation. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said ...

  • Ten Things Your Kids Should Know About Debt Yahoo Finance UK - Tue, Jan 27, 2015 17:03 GMT
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    Even basic financial skills can be confusing, but passing money knowhow on to your kids could help keep them out of debt. By High50’s Julian Knight

  • 12% jump in people switching to better current accounts Moneywise - Thu, Jan 22, 2015 13:00 GMT

    Faster current account switching rules helped bring about a 12% rise in the number of people moving to new accounts in 2014. The Payments Council said 1.16 million moved to a new current account provider ...

  • Cash Isa switching process to be speeded up Moneywise - Tue, Jan 20, 2015 11:14 GMT

    The three-week switching process for Cash Isas could be reduced as part of plans by the City watchdog to make it easier for savers to get better rates. It currently takes 15 working days to switch and ...

  • M&S offers current account customers 6% savings rate Moneywise - Wed, Jan 7, 2015 12:05 GMT

    M&S Bank current account customers can earn 6% AER on their savings through a new linked Monthly Savings Account from Thursday 8 January. They can save between £25 and £250 a month and can earn up to £78.31 ...

  • 10 things to ditch in 2015 - Mon, Jan 5, 2015 14:54 GMT
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    Get rid of rubbish financial products and bad money habits to live a richer 2015.

  • January's Premium Bonds big prize winners - Mon, Jan 5, 2015 14:28 GMT
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    Are you the winner of a big prize in the first Premium Bonds draw of 2015?

  • The Moneywise Debt Workout Moneywise - Mon, Jan 5, 2015 13:07 GMT

    Getting on top of your finances can be a daunting task, but with a clear plan you can stick to, it's possible to clear your debts and get the sensible money habits that will set you up for life. The most ...

  • What made us richer and poorer in 2014 - Wed, Dec 24, 2014 09:53 GMT
    British cash

    Here are the major things that affected our money this year

  • 7 steps to get rich in 2015 Yahoo Finance UK - Wed, Dec 17, 2014 16:10 GMT
    British cash

    Fed up with feeling broke? Read this to live a wealthier year ahead

  • Autumn Statement UK 2014: Pension changes Yahoo Finance UK - Wed, Dec 3, 2014 14:57 GMT

    The Chanellor George Osborne has announced more changes to British pensions, read about them here

  • December's Premium Bond winners - Mon, Dec 1, 2014 11:49 GMT
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    Find out if you've won an early Christmas present in December's Premium Bonds draw.

  • Millions of Premium Bonds prizes unclaimed - Tue, Nov 25, 2014 11:28 GMT
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    NS&I appeals for people to check their numbers.

  • The secret mortgage deals not on the high street Moneywise - Mon, Nov 24, 2014 18:25 GMT

    Taking out a mortgage used to be so easy. You could simply walk into your local bank, ask for a meeting with the manager and take it from there. But the financial crisis of the last decade caused the big ...

  • Half of Brits don't know about their partner's debts Moneywise - Mon, Nov 24, 2014 17:12 GMT

    Some 51% of those in a relationship have been kept in the dark about their partner's loans and overdrafts, a new survey has revealed. Worse still, some 6% admit to splitting up with their partner due to ...

  • Biggest bank account bribe ever - Wed, Nov 19, 2014 12:12 GMT
    British cash

    Clydesdale and Yorkshire are offering £150 if you switch to one of their accounts.

  • Traditional vs challenger banks: is it time you switched? Moneywise - Tue, Nov 18, 2014 16:55 GMT

    In years gone by, banks were a bit like jobs - people tended to stick with the same one for life. But such loyalty is starting to dwindle as a handful of new kids on the banking block are raising the stakes. ...

  • Banks call for end to free current accounts - Wed, Nov 12, 2014 12:36 GMT

    Tesco and Virgin say free banking is bad – but why?

  • Best credit cards for Christmas - Tue, Nov 11, 2014 09:17 GMT
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    From interest-free purchases to rewards and cashback, play your cards right this Christmas.

  • Should you insure your boiler? Moneywise - Thu, Nov 6, 2014 16:41 GMT

    With energy costs rising, families will be looking everywhere for ways to try to save money. One thing you could cut is boiler insurance, argues Charlie Mullins, managing director of Pimlico Plumbers. ...

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