Male shoppers are more likely than women to use credit cards to fund their Christmas shopping this year, according to the latest research.
Families have underestimated the cost of their main household bills in the last year including council tax, gas and electricity by nearly £500, research has suggested.
The Bank of England will start issuing plastic bank notes for the first time in 2016, when the new £5 note showing Sir Winston Churchill is launched.
An easing in the rate of increase for food prices last month helped inflation tumble to two per cent for the first time in four years.
Payday lender Wonga has defended itself after being accused of over-the-top fees for those who default on loans.
Customers will soon be able to open current accounts at dozens more Post Office branches following the success of a pilot scheme, it has been announced.
Half of Brits have their heart set on a dream holiday in 2014 although many people continue to have money worries, a new survey suggests.
As the UK prepares itself for another wet winter, the Environment Agency (EA) has revealed the extent of the economic damage caused by last year's flooding.
Most adults living in the UK fear they will have to reduce their household spending just to meet their bills in 2014, according to Citizens Advice.
Inheriting wealth is the only reason why people born in the 1960s and 70s will be better off than their parents at retirement, according to new research.
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