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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!

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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
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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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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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Savers suffer slew of rate cuts

  •  18 Mar, 2014
Pound coins and notes

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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Why the 'best' credit card deal isn’t always best for you

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Balance-transfer credit cards now offer people looking to shift their debt up to 31-months interest-free. But longer isn’t always better, as we explain.

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