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Overdraft market 'not good value'

  •  11 Apr, 2014
Withdrawing money from a cashpoint

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

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The pros and cons of opening a joint account

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If you're getting hitched or moving in with your other half, is it wise to unite your finances as well? We take a look.

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Smartphone review: Samsung Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, out in the UK on 11 April, is set to be one of this year's hottest smartphones. We take a look at its main features, cost and availability.

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Fixed-rate mortgages creeping up

  •  09 Apr, 2014
Estate agents' signs

Borrowers searching for a fixed-rate mortgage deal will find that some lenders' rates have started to edge up, experts have warned.

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Blog: Stop pushing me to spend more at the till!

Cashier and shopper at till checkout

More retailers seem to be hassling shoppers to make last-minute purchases at the till. This annoying "upselling" practice has to stop, says Sue Hayward.

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House-hunters list top 10 turn-offs

  •  04 Apr, 2014
Hand painting wall red

Prospective home buyers have named their top 10 biggest decorative turn-offs in a new survey.

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£1.9bn cost of poor tradespeople

  •  04 Apr, 2014
A handyman's toolbelt

UK homeowners have lost an estimated £1.9 billion over the past year thanks to incompetent tradesmen.

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Lloyds launches new current account

  •  31 Mar, 2014
Someone using a cash machine

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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Confused.com’s guide to the different types of credit cards

What do you look for when you compare credit cards?

There are hundreds of credit cards on the market, each one falling into one or several categories depending on its intended type of use.

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Budget 'pitched at workers'

  •  19 Mar, 2014
Five pound note and coins

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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