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Virgin Atlantic is emailing customers asking for money after they paid for seat reservations. The email and phone number make it look like a…
03.24 / 07:55
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BRITAIN’S retirees today slammed new plans to cut their pension protection sc…
03.24 / 00:11
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Online gambling firm GVC Holdings lifted shareholders’ spirits along with the market as it announced a second special dividend for the y…
03.23 / 23:52
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Don’t believe the name or the hype. The Co-operative Bank is neither a true co-operative or e…
03.23 / 23:52
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AS many as 162,000 people set to retire this year will do so weighed down by debts, worrying new research has…
03.23 / 17:10
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A five-pound note was sold on eBay for £60,100, but now the auction is over, the winning bidder has failed to stump up the cash. So what happens next? Can they be forced to …
03.23 / 15:59
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The rate of branch closures is expected to reach record levels this year, with some 423 bank and building society branches axed or put on notice to close by the end of…
03.23 / 15:59
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A whopping 153,000 cars were built in the UK last month, which is 11,000 more than February 2016. However, just 34,000 of the vehicles made in Britain stayed in Britain as home demand fell by…
03.23 / 15:59
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Helen Knapman briefcase-of-doom.jpg Nearly half (44%) of Moneywise.co.uk users are happy with the majority of announcements made in the recent Budget. Nearly half (44%) of Moneywise.co.uk users are happy with the majority of announcements made in the recent Budget. Our latest poll results reveal that three in ten (29%) Moneywise users are happy with the…
03.23 / 15:01
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TAXPAYER-BACKED NatWest and RBS are closing 158 branches and axing hundreds of jobs, blaming a rise in online and mobile…
03.23 / 14:48
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Despite this gloomy picture, the number of first time buyers rose at the highest annual level since 2008 in the year to January, separate figures from the Council for Mortgage Lenders…
03.23 / 12:46
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There are around 720,000 homes across various retirement housing types in England and Wales - enough to house just 7 per cent of the older population who want to…
03.23 / 12:46
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While sales rose by a better-than-expected 1.4% last month, volumes were down by 1.4% across the three months to February, the fastest decline in seven years, the ONS…
03.23 / 12:46
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A clampdown on tax avoidance by HMRC will be enforced from 6 April, hitting thousands of public sector workers who are paid through so-called personal service companies…
03.23 / 12:22
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Adam Williams pension-calculator (2).jpg The age at which people receive their state pension should increase and the government’s “triple lock” should be withdrawn, an independent report has recommended. The age at which people receive their state pension should increase and the government’s “triple lock” should be withdrawn, an independent r…
03.23 / 11:40
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Gary Adams old_woman.jpg With a significant amount of people retiring without a pension, according to new research published this week by Prudential, it’s no surprise that new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a doubling of the numbers of women leaving work after 70. With a significant amount of people retiring without a pension, a…
03.23 / 11:40
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Adam Williams moving-house.jpg A new mortgage lender has launched into the market, targeting borrowers who struggle to get finance from mainstream lenders. A new mortgage lender has launched into the market, targeting borrowers who struggle to get finance from mainstream lenders.  Secure Trust Bank, which already offers savings products to consumers,…
03.23 / 10:17
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The proportion of existing landlords who intend to sell property in the next year has more than doubled since July 2015 when George Osborne revealed a buy-to-let …
03.23 / 09:44
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The company, which had a £1bn takeover offer knocked back by Bovis early this month, said it is on course to make profits of 'at least £306m' in the year to the end of J…
03.23 / 08:58
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The state pension age should rise to 68 by 2039 and the 'triple lock' guaranteeing annual payment hikes of 2.5 per cent should be ditched, says a Government-backed…
03.23 / 08:36
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