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  • cancelled flights

    Many insurance firms are yet to confirm if they will pay out for delays and holiday cancellations as the volcanic ash crisis rumbles on - but here's a list of the ones that will.

  • Petrol pump

    The inflation rate rose sharply in March on the back of higher fuel costs and the effect of flat gas bills compared to this time last year, when they had a major drop.

  • Unhappy pensioners

    Annuity rates have started to slide again so if you're approaching retirement it's important to shop around for the best deal for you.

  • The London Marathon is the world's largest one-day fundraising event, but charities could be losing millions through donations that aren't tax efficient. Find out how to boost your charity donations with Gift Aid.

  • Houses in a row

    More properties for sale last month and a rise in asking prices have led to hopes of a spring revival in the housing market.

  • Houses in a row

    More properties for sale last month and a rise in asking prices have led to hopes of a spring revival in the housing market.

  • Pension puzzle

    The FSA has criticised firms for giving unsuitable pension switching advice. Emma Lunn reports and finds out what you need consider about if you’re thinking about transferring a pension.

  • compensation

    There are ways you can get a refund if you’ve been billed incorrectly - but beware that most claims will only be backdated for 12 months.

  • World Cup

    Football fans are being targeted by a number of scams in the run-up to the World Cup in South Africa this summer, with cons ranging from fake offers of tickets and accommodation to cyber criminals attempting to steal bank details.

  • Manifestos

    This week has seen the three main political parties release their manifestos and policies. But what will the parties’ plans mean for your finances?