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Scottish Power to up prices by up to 6.9%

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Nearly one million Scottish Power customers on its standard variable tariff (SVT) will be hit with price hikes from 1 June, as the Big Six provider becomes the latest to announce increases.

Working families struggle to put food on the table

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

A third of working families on low incomes are regularly skipping meals to save cash, while almost half have gone into arrears on household bills.

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Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

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Parents rely on credit to treat their kids to a 'dream' holiday

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Families are getting themselves into debt to take their kids on once-in-a-lifetime summer holidays, paying up to 28% more for trips taken during school holidays, according to new research by Admiral Loans.

Retirees refuse to spend and splurge

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

Only one in 10 over-55s who has quit work since April 2015 admits to overspending. This is despite the introduction of the pension freedoms that give savers free access to their retirement savings once they turn 55.

Almost a quarter of Moneywise users won’t open an Isa this year

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

According to a recent poll of Moneywise.co.uk users, 24% of the people who took part have no plans to take advantage of their tax-free savings allowance in the 2018/19 tax year.

Northern property prices are up while London is in the doldrums

Friday, 20 April 2018 | News

The North-South divide continues but when it comes to property prices, the North is performing better. While it sees continued growth, the South East – and particularly London – are faced with falling house prices. 

PPI complaints rise by 40%

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

Complaints about payment protection insurance rose by 40% during the second half of last year, according to new figures from the Financial Conduct Authority.

Pensions tax relief must be overhauled, says RSA

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

A new report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) is calling for an overhaul of the tax relief offered to savers paying money into a pension in order to help tackle low levels of retirement saving among the self-employed.

TalkTalk is the most complained-about broadband and phone provider

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

TalkTalk has received the most complaints about its broadband and landline service, according to the latest complaints league table published by the communications regulator.