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Call for inquiry into current account market

  •  16 Apr, 2014
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Consumer group Which? has called for a full-scale competition inquiry into the current account market saying the big providers have "unhealthy dominance".

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Pay rises outstrip CPI inflation

  •  16 Apr, 2014
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Average pay rises have outstripped CPI inflation for the first time in four years, official figures showed on Wednesday.

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Inflation falls for sixth month in a row

  •  15 Apr, 2014
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Inflation fell for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages, official figures showed on Tuesday.

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Overdraft market 'not good value'

  •  11 Apr, 2014
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The £8 billion overdraft market is not providing good value, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.

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Rates to remain low until 2015

  •  07 Apr, 2014
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Bank of England rate-setters are expected to leave the cost of borrowing on hold this week amid signs that the pace of the recovery may be slowing down.

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New drop in household savings ratio

  •  31 Mar, 2014
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New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the household savings ratio continued to drop last year.

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Lloyds launches new current account

  •  31 Mar, 2014
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Lloyds has launched a new current account which offers customers an interest rate of 4%, along with a range of other perks.

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FCA to probe 30m insurance policies

  •  28 Mar, 2014
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a probe into millions of insurance policies - some up to 40 years old - over fears that customers with older contracts are "forgotten" by the industry.

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Budget 'pitched at workers'

  •  19 Mar, 2014
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George Osborne will make a pitch to ordinary working people on Wednesday afternoon when he delivers his penultimate Budget before the general election.

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Savers suffer slew of rate cuts

  •  18 Mar, 2014
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Instant access and cash ISA accounts have suffered around 20 rate cuts a month on average over the last year and a half, consumer group Which? has found.

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