The Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold at 5% for the fourth month in a row.
Gordon Brown is thought to be considering a temporary suspension of stamp duty in an attempt to kick-start the flagging property market and spur the economy.
Up to 3,000 couples who held wedding lists with gift firm Wrapit look set to lose their wedding gifts and some of their guests may not get their money back.
Northern Rock has announced a loss of £585 million in the first half of
the year as its cash-strapped borrowers struggle to meet their mortgage
Construction activity in Britain plummeted at a record rate in July, a survey showed today, heightening fears that the sector is feeling the effects of a slowing economy.
HSBC has reported a 28% fall in pre-tax profits as the bank took a £3.4 billion hit from investments linked to the credit crunch.
Thank you to everyone who signed our Kids and Cash petition to the Prime Minister's website calling for personal finance to be included on the national curriculum. Read the government's response.
PayPal has launched a new pre-paid card for use in the UK, which it hopes will help cash-strapped Brits manage their finances more sensibly.
The number of personal insolvencies has fallen despite the ongoing credit crunch, the Insolvency Service (IVS) has revealed.
Half-year profits at Alliance & Leicester have been virtually wiped
out due to the credit crunch and tougher market conditions.
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