family finance

5,000 families a year still have to pay for children’s funerals, despite Prime Minister's promise to abolish charges

Ten months after the Prime Minister promised to scrap children’s funeral fees, leaders at Co-op funeral care have written to Theresa May asking why the proposed 'Children’s Funeral Fund' has not yet been established.

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New laws to prosecute financial abusers planned by government

People who manipulate and control their partner’s money could face prosecution for the first time, under new government plans to widen the statutory definition of domestic abuse.

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Merry Quizmas: test your festive financial knowledge with the Moneywise Christmas Quiz

What would Christmas be without testing yourself on a bit of financial knowledge?

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Santander fined £32.8 million for failing to pass on inheritances worth tens of millions of pounds to bereaved families

Bereaved families were deprived of tens of millions of pounds left to them by their loved ones due to systemic failings at Santander bank, it has been revealed. 

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UK’s worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed

Greenmeadows Park, in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has the slowest broadband in all of the UK, with average download speeds of just 0.14Mbps, according to new figures from uSwitch.com.

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The best deals on Christmas trees revealed: Here's where you can pick up a bargain

It is that time of year again to start thinking about putting up your Christmas tree.

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First ever 'pet think tank' launches to help cat and dog owners looking to rent

It can be extremely frustrating for pet owners who rent to find a suitable property, but help may be at hand.

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Just one in 10 eligible for Power of Attorney refund has claimed - make sure you don't miss out

Just one in 10 people eligible for a Power of Attorney refund has claimed, according to a mutual insurer Royal London.

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Talk Money Week: nearly half of UK adults are hiding more than £4,000 of debt from their family and friends

Millions of adults in the UK could be sitting on a secret debt mountain that they are hiding from their family and friends, new research shows.

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Funny money: get paid £20 an hour to enter competitions for others

People looking to make some extra cash can sign up to a service and enter competitions on behalf of others. 

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