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New iPhone 6 & rival smartphones compared

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Not only has the iPhone 6 been announced, there are also new Android and Windows phones on the market. Apple, Samsung , Sony, Nokia: we compare the latest smartphones.

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How to buy a new car with a loan or credit card

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Motorists gearing up to buy a new set of wheels now that the "64" plates have been released are being urged to snap up one of the cheap loan deals or competitive credit card offerings currently up for grabs.

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47% of card holders offered extra credit without asking

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Nearly half of credit card holders have been offered a credit limit increase by their provider in the past year despite not asking for one.

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Blog: Why I hate giving cash as a wedding gift

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Nearly half of us are being asked to stump up cash instead of wedding gifts, finds new research. A sign of the times or plain bad manners asks Sue Hayward?

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Don't fall for this currency trick

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It might seem more convenient to settle bills in sterling while you’re abroad. But beware: you could be falling into an expensive trap.

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Blog: Why prepaid cards are a holiday money winner

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Secure, practical and often cheaper than the alternatives: if you’re heading abroad this summer, a prepaid card might just make the perfect travel companion.

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End of the line for travellers’ cheques

Travellers cheques and passports

Introduced in the 1700s, travellers’ cheques have served holidaymakers well. But as they become harder to cash, we look at the modern-day alternatives.

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New ISAs allow more tax-free saving

  •  30 Jun, 2014
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Savers will be able to stash more of their cash away tax-free and have more flexibility over their pots when new "super-ISAs" come into being on Tuesday.

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Blog: Why cash is still in fashion

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Last year 52% of all payments in the UK were made by cash. But with so many different payment options available, why are so many of us still keen on notes and coins?

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One in 10 households are fuel poor

  •  12 Jun, 2014
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Around 10% of families in England struggle to pay their gas and electricity bills, according to official data.

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