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Insurers act to end renewal rip-offs

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The UK's insurance companies say they are planning to give customers a clearer picture when it comes to renewing motor and home policies.

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How to get travel insurance aged over 65

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Those aged over 65 can find it hard to get travel insurance as many policies have an upper age limit. Here’s how older travellers can get affordable cover.

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Energy firm switch to be speeded up

  •  16 Jun, 2014
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Switching gas and electricity suppliers will be made much quicker under new rules coming into force by the end of the year.

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Over-60s miss out on home insurance payouts

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New research shows that older people frequently fail to claim on their home policies due to fears costs will rise in future.

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Tablets help older people online

  •  30 Apr, 2014
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The growing popularity of tablet computers has helped lead to a significant increase in the number of older people going online, according to new research.

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Call for inquiry into current account market

  •  16 Apr, 2014
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Consumer group Which? has called for a full-scale competition inquiry into the current account market saying the big providers have "unhealthy dominance".

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Overdraft market 'not good value'

  •  11 Apr, 2014
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The £8 billion overdraft market is not providing good value, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found.

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Complaints to energy firms treble

  •  07 Apr, 2014
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There has been a 224% rise in complaints from energy customers in the first three months of this year, the energy sector's ombudsman has reported.

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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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FCA to probe 30m insurance policies

  •  28 Mar, 2014
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a probe into millions of insurance policies - some up to 40 years old - over fears that customers with older contracts are "forgotten" by the industry.

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