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Get your money back

Friday, 12 September 2008 | News

Tens of thousands of holidaymakers have been left in limbo after XL Leisure Group, Britain’s third biggest package holiday firm, went into administration early this morning.

High prices here to stay

Thursday, 11 September 2008 | News

Households shouldn’t expect any let up in high prices, with inflation continuing to rocket upwards for some time.

Turn losses to your advantage

Thursday, 11 September 2008 | News

Investors who have made investment losses could turn their misfortune to their advantage if they report losses to the HM Revenue & Customs before the self-assessment deadline.

Brown's bright idea to tackle gas bills

Thursday, 11 September 2008 | News

Six million homes will be made more energy efficient and pensioners could see their winter fuel payments double under new measures designed to tackle higher energy bills unveiled by Gordon Brown.

Beware current account incentives

Thursday, 11 September 2008 | News

Customers with incentives linked to their current accounts aren’t getting value for money, new research has claimed.

Barclaycard unveils Goldfish deal

Wednesday, 10 September 2008 | News

Barclaycard has ramped up its credit card rewards scheme as part of the migration of 1.7 million Goldfish credit card customers.

UK still sailing close to a recession

Wednesday, 10 September 2008 | News

The UK’s economy has drifted into negative territory heightening fears that a recession will hit before the end of the year.

Brits warned to avoid credit card PPI

Tuesday, 09 September 2008 | News

Consumers have been urged not to take out payment protection insurance (PPI) on credit cards, after research found that millions of people mistakenly believe it will improve their chances of being approved for credit.

House sales dry up to one a week

Tuesday, 09 September 2008 | News

Estate agents are selling less than one property a week in some regions of the country as a lack of mortgage finance continues to restrict people’s ability to buy a property.

City given boost from mortgage bailout

Monday, 08 September 2008 | News

The US government’s bailout of two mortgage lenders has prompted a global market rally that could signal a turning point to the current turmoil.