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How UK consumer credit is improving

UK credit scores infographic teaser

The recent years how consumers spend and use credit has changed. Here's a breakdown of the best (and worst) UK scores, where those people live, and what male and female names are more likely to have good or bad credit.

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Blog: The death of clamping?

A clamped car wheel

Legal blogger Jeanette Miller looks at the new law that, from October 2012, will make it a criminal offence for private landowners such as supermarkets and car park operators to clamp or tow a vehicle.

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iPhone 5 and 4G in a nutshell

Black iPhone 5 front and back

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week or two, you no doubt will have heard about the launch of the iPhone 5 and its 4G capabilities. But what’s so special about Apple’s new flagship handset, and what does 4G even mean?

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MOT printouts 'not always reliable'

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Used car buyers should not rely on printed MOT documents, trading standards chiefs have warned. The paper certificates can be easily forged or altered so used car buyers should not take them at face value...

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Card charges set to be banned

Credit card on computer keyboard

The government is seeking the views of the public on plans to ban retailers adding excessive charges to customers who pay by credit or debit card.

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Brits warned over travel insurance - win a trip to Florida with Confused!

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The government is warning holidaymakers to make sure they have adequate travel insurance when they head abroad this year.

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Worried about oversleeping? New missed-flight cover could be for you

Asleep at the airport

An insurer called No Exclusions has developed a new type of policy called missed-flight cover. This insurance will get you on the next available flight, or give you a refund for your missed flight – your choice – if you arrive late at the airport.

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Blog: Who should teach children about money?

Child reading book with parents

Personal finance isn’t yet a fixture of many school timetables. And many parents would freely admit they aren’t up to the job themselves. So who should teach children about money?

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The risks of buying a write-off motor

A red car
Armed with all the facts, buying a car that’s a write-off can be a bargain for cost-conscious buyers – as long as you weigh up all the costs.  Read More…

New travel rights smartphone app

Man using a mobile phone on a plane
Flight delayed or cancelled? Do you know if the airline has to offer you food or accomodation? A new smartphone app guides consumers through the complex regulations that apply to air and rail journeys.  Read More…