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'I lost £15,000 in a day on gambling terminals'

2 hours 54 min ago
Terry White ­says he lost a total of £250,000 on fixed odds betting terminals.
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Betting machine wagers 'should be cut to £30 or less'

3 hours 56 min ago
The Gambling Commission says cutting the maximum stake would reduce risks to vulnerable consumers.
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Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

12 hours 36 min ago
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.
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Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans

14 hours 6 min ago
Citizens Advice says that protection for payday loan borrowers should be extended to doorstep lending.
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Blooming pensions

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:38
From 5 April nine million workers in auto enrolment will have to decide whether to pay increased contributions
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Singled out

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:36
Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.
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Insurers warn of travel premium rise

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:27
The cost of new policies could soon rise if the principles of a Brexit deal aren't hammered out next week, insurers say.
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Currys PC World apologises for extra charges on laptops

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 07:46
Customers report being charged up to £40 more for laptops than the online advertised price.
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Householders may be 'in too deep' over debt, says FCA

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:49
Consumer credit levels are close to a 2008 peak, says a city regulator boss.
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Payment fraud: Millions lost in money transfer trick

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:51
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000.
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Parents fined £24m for children's truancy and term time holidays

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:36
Some parents say they budget for the cost of term-time fines when planning their family holidays.
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'Striking weaknesses' in adult financial skills

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:09
A quarter of adults across 31 countries struggle to work out how much change they should get in a shop - research.
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Penny pitching

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:25
The Treasury is seeking views about the future of our coins - but what uses do 1p and 2p pieces have?
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MPs call for unpaid shifts to be illegal

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:06
Some MPs and lawyers want to ban trial shifts where people are not paid for their work.
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Downing Street drops penny-pinching plan

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:29
Talk of scrapping 1p and 2p coins has been dismissed by the prime minister's spokesman.
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Tax rises of £40bn 'needed by mid-2020s' to cut deficit

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:44
The government will need to collect more tax to keep spending constant, warns the IFS.
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Amazon recalls fire-risk power packs in UK, Europe and US

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:19
Six models of the AmazonBasics product have been identified as posing a burns hazard.
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Debt worries emerge from break-ups

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:14
Financial shocks such as divorce and redundancy are leading people into debt crises, a charity says.
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Sending home

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:07
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador
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Baby steps

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:03
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.
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