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  • Jar of pennies
    25 Sep 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Lloyds Bank has increased the rate on its Monthly Saver account from 2% to 3%, but critics claim the rate rise is more about achieving positive publicity for the re-launched bank than offering customers an attractive rate.

  • ebay
    25 Sep 2013
    Rachel Lacey

    Shoppers buying from selected eBay merchants can now pick up their orders from Argos stores across the UK.

  • Light bulbs
    25 Sep 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Moneywise looks at five common myths and misconceptions that are holding energy customers back from getting better deals.

  • Arrow down
    25 Sep 2013

    UK All Companies tops the sector league for serial underperforming funds, says Chelsea Financial Services.

  • Energy bills
    24 Sep 2013
    Mark King

    Labour has said it will freeze energy bills for 20 months should it win the next general election, meaning households will benefit from fixed gas and electricity bills into 2017.

  • IOU
    24 Sep 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    The difference between the best and worst deals on a £3,000 personal loan over three years is £851, and an eye-watering £1,481 over five years, according to new research.

  • Buy-to-let
    24 Sep 2013
    Mark King

    Almost 7,000 buy-to-let landlords will face a rise in their mortgage rate, after West Bromwich Building Society said its buy-to-let tracker mortgage rate is to rise by 2 percentage points. The move has led to fears among landlords that other banks and building societies will follow suit.

  • Pound coins
    23 Sep 2013
    Jamie Stinson

    Finding a savings account paying more than inflation these days can be like looking for a needle in a haystack, but longer-term fixed products offer some solace.

  • HUDL tablet
    23 Sep 2013
    Mark King

    Tesco is aiming to break into the tablet computer market with the launch of the ultra-cheap Hudl device - costing up to 70% less than comparable Apple iPads.

  • Energy bill
    23 Sep 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Customers wanting to switch energy suppliers to get a better deal should be able to do so in just a day, according to energy company First Utility.