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Buying a car: A guide

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Thinking about buying a car? There’s more to it than meets the eye. Which is why you should read this useful guide.

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Review: New Santander 123 current account

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A new cashback current account from Santander is promising to offer a radical change in the way customers earn returns on their money.  Read More…

Mobile phone insurance: The next big mis-selling scandal?

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As more and more customers complain about rejected claims, are companies selling mobile phone insurance are being upfront with customers? Ensure you don’t get caught out by a bad policy.

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Cheap skiing hotspots for winter 2011

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The cost of skiing in Switzerland has soared as the pound has struggled against the Swiss Franc. So where can you now get the most for your money this winter?

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Halifax savings lottery: How does it stack up?

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Halifax is launching a free lottery scheme for savers, with monthly prizes of up to £100,000 available. But how do the rewards stack up against Premium Bonds? We take a closer look.

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Default retirement age scrapped: Your rights

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New rules have come into effect which mean employers can no longer force staff to retire when they reach 65. Here’s what the changes mean for your working rights.

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Could David Cameron protect drivers from soaring costs? author Stephen Jones

As fuel costs soar yet again, Prime Minister David Cameron has floated the idea of a “fair fuel stabiliser” to stop drivers being priced off the road.

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Will 2011 really be "a horrible year"? author Stephen Jones

2010 was yet another tough year, with Britain pulling slowly out of recession and witnessing the start of tough new government money-saving measures.

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Prince Charles ‘fears’ bikes – Is he right to? editor Stephen Jones

As the Prince of Wales voices concerns about his sons’ love for motorbikes,’s Stephen Jones asks: Are bikes given an unfair rep by other road users?

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Winter care tips for the home

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A checklist of what you need to take care of in your home this weekend.

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Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones was a reporter for between 2009 and 2010, writing personal finance news and blogs. He has since moved on to MSN Money but continues to write for

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