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Deal of the week: three-month Readly digital magazines subscription for 99p

Friday, 17 August 2018 | News

Avid readers can obtain a three-month subscription to digital magazine app Readly for just 99p.

'Bank of Mum and Dad' wants tax incentives to help children

Friday, 17 August 2018 | News

Parents aged 55-plus desperately need financial guidance and tax incentives to help kids, according to new research from equity release adviser Key.

81% of first-time buyers get on property ladder using Help to Buy

Friday, 17 August 2018 | News

More than 420,000 people have bought a home using one of the government’s Help to Buy schemes including more than 365,400 first-time buyers, according to latest government statistics.

Millions of Virgin Media customers face inflation-busting 4.5% price hike

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

Five million Virgin Media customers are facing price hikes as the telecoms giant is raising the prices of its broadband, phone and TV services.

Watchdog launches investigation into social media influencers’ behaviour

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the behaviour of social media ‘influencers’ on major online platforms.

Make the most of childcare vouchers while you can

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

Time is running out for parents to take advantage of the childcare voucher scheme before it closes to new members on 4 October.

One in three Brits worried about sudden financial shock

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

One in three Brits says they do not think they have the means to cope with a sudden financial shock or loss of income.

Scam watch: ID fraud levels down but scammers trying new tricks

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

Levels of identity fraud have fallen for the first time since 2014, according to the latest data from fraud prevention service, Cifas.

Chris Grayling proposes lower rail fares, as 3.2% hike on cards

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

Rail fares are set to rise by 3.2% in January – which is a move that transport secretary Chris Grayling says could be avoided if a lower measure of inflation is used.

First Direct top as banks reveal client satisfaction data

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

Banking customers are most likely to recommend First Direct, according to a new six-monthly survey aimed at improving competition in the banking sector.