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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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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
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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
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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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Banks set for payment revolution

  •  17 Mar, 2014
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More than a billion transactions will be made over the next five years by a new form of mobile payment that just requires a phone number, according to the Payments Council.

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Consumers 'can't find best deals'

  •  14 Mar, 2014
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The introduction of simplified energy tariffs are "a step in the right direction", according to a consumer body, but more work needs to be done after a recent study found only a third of potential customers were able to choose the cheapest deal.

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8 game shows that make us miss the 80s

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From a virtual reality nightmare to teens busting for a ‘p’, here’s our pick of the best British game shows from the era of tracksuits, aerobics and Sade.

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Should pensioners still be supporting their children?

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With thousands of this year’s retirees still giving financial support to children or other dependants, how do they feel about acting as bank of mum and dad?

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Under-35s shun contents cover

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One in five homes lack contents insurance with 18 to 35-year-olds more likely to shun cover. But as burglary rates fall, is cover necessary? We take a look. 

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