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  • Supermarket
    19 Nov 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Supermarkets are still selling products with "dodgy discounts and misleading multibuys", according to Which?.

  • Pound in life ring
    19 Nov 2013

    Savers need to act swiftly to pick up top rate bonds offered by building societies - they can be on sale for just a few days.

  • House and key
    19 Nov 2013
    Jamie Stinson

    The average UK home is taking 11 days less to sell than this time last year, indicating consumer confidence has returned to the property market.

  • 10
    19 Nov 2013

    Investors continue to focus on the UK, according to the latest figures from Barclays Stockbrokers.

  • Satisfaction survey
    19 Nov 2013
    Mark King

    Energy firm Npower has topped a list of complaints compiled by a leading consumer watchdog, with its performance branded as "unacceptable".

  • Graph
    18 Nov 2013

    Aberdeen Asset Management shares shot up more than 12% after announcing the acquisition of Lloyds Banking Group's asset management arm, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership.

  • Mother and baby
    18 Nov 2013
    Mark King

    The UK ranks the worst in Europe for paid parental leave, according to the TUC.

  • House and coins
    18 Nov 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    The 95% loan-to-value (LTV) mortgages available from high street lenders through the government's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme aren't much to get excited about. Yes, it's a good thing that more lenders are offering consumers greater choice in the higher LTV range but the deals announced so far are not the most competitive on the market.

  • Kids making a mess
    16 Nov 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Each UK child will cause £5,000 on average to the family home as they grow up, according to insurer MORE TH>N – equating to an eye-watering UK repair bill of £3.35 billion.

  • Retirement date
    15 Nov 2013
    Laura Whitcombe

    Boredom kicks in after just 10 months of retirement, according to Skipton Building Society research. So what makes the transition easier?