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Loans data to be shared real-time

  •  06 Feb, 2014
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Credit reference agency Experian is to launch a new real-time service to provide "instant" information about consumers' borrowing habits.

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Interest rates held for 60th time

  •  06 Feb, 2014
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Interest rates have been held at 0.5 per cent for the sixtieth month in a row as the Bank of England once again opted to leave them unchanged today.

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Banks suffer fresh accounts blunder

  •  06 Feb, 2014
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The latest blunder to beset the high street banks has seen some NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers short-changed in their monthly interest payments.

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Transfers can cut overdraft charges

  •  04 Feb, 2014
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Current account holders could dramatically reduce their overdraft charges simply by playing their cards right.

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Blog: 23% of Brits hire a cleaner: Would you?

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Some 23 per cent of Brits admit hiring a cleaner to do jobs in the home - and mainly due to a lack of time. Would you hire domestic help?

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Homeowners urged to prepare for mortgage rate rise

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Good economic news makes a rise in interest rates more likely. We look at how homeowners can prepare for higher monthly mortgage payments.

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Customers hit by bank card problems

  •  27 Jan, 2014
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Many customers of Lloyds Banking Group were left frustrated on Sunday as they were unable to use their cards or withdraw cash from ATMs.

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4 ways your credit score can affect your finances

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Damage to your credit record doesn't just mean less chance of a loan or credit card. It could also affect where you live and work.

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Millions have no rainy day savings

  •  24 Jan, 2014
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Millions of Britons have no savings at all put aside for a rainy day, new research suggests.

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Get-out clauses for telecoms users set-up

  •  23 Jan, 2014
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New rights allowing consumers to pull out of phone and broadband contracts if providers increase prices on fixed deals have come into effect.

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