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Just 10 weeks left to make a PPI claim - check you're eligible and avoid a claims management firm

Consumers are being urged to check if they are owed money, with just 10 weeks to go until the deadline for Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) compensation claims can be made.

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Most bank customers want £500 to switch accounts

Most consumers are not switching banks because they are happy with their bank and the incentives on offer are not high enough, according to a new study.

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All-in-one debit card Curve to offer 1% cashback at major retailers

All-in-one debit card Curve has launched an instant cashback scheme offering shoppers 1% off all purchases at some of the high street’s biggest retailers.

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BBC to scrap free TV licences forcing millions of pensioners to pay

The BBC has announced it is scrapping the free TV licence for over-75s.

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Music and sports fans warned about ticket scams this summer after victims lost £365 on average last year

Music and sports fans are being warned about a rise in ticket fraud after victims were scammed out of £365 on average last year.

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One in 10 adults say they never use cash at all - is time up for your notes and coins?

The use of cash declined by 16% in 2018, with more than five million people not using it at all.

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Government launches crackdown on funeral planning firms that use "shameful" selling tactics

The government is launching a crackdown on unscrupulous funeral firms that use "shameful" tactics to pressure customers into buying pre-paid plans.

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Number of council tax bill challenges went up by nearly a third last year - here's how you do it

The number of people who managed to successfully challenge their council tax bill rose last year, new figures reveal.

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Energy firms must do more to help elderly customers, says report

Energy firms need to do more to help need to do more to help protect elderly customers, according to a new report.

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