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Peer-to-peer lending explained

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Borrowing money from a stranger may seem odd but that's the idea behind peer-to-peer lending, which allows you to borrow directly from other people. We explain all.

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How home insurance can protect your phone against theft

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Thinking of taking out mobile phone insurance? We look at how to find the right cover - and why home insurance could offer the best deal.

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How to get the best broadband & TV deal

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The launch of the BT Sport channel in the spring has shaken up the internet and digital TV market. Do you stand to benefit from Britain's broadband bundle battle?

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Shoppers save £3bn with reward credit cards

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Brits wanting to make their money work harder are increasingly turning to cards offering perks such as cashback, retail vouchers and travel rewards.

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Don’t cut corners on cover for your summer break

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, one job you can’t afford to ignore is organising your travel insurance, writes journalist Esther Shaw.

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Car boot sales: Your consumer rights

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Don't get ripped off when shopping. Here are two key pieces of legislation you should know when buying or selling at a car boot sale.

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BRIAN the Robot races Adam Gemili in 100m race

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Watch as BRIAN the Robot takes on Olympic sprinter Adam Gemili in a race between man and machine.

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Meet BRIAN: The fastest insurance comparison robot

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Before BRIAN the robot embarked on his mission to save Brits pounds on their insurance costs, he left this video message for the community.

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Why petrol beats diesel when buying a used car

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Opting for a used petrol car is likely to be much more cost effective than the equivalent diesel model, according to new research. We take a closer look.

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Why Tuesday is best day to book holiday

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Spend the weekend researching your next trip but when it comes to booking hold off until Tuesday morning to save money. We explain why.

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