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Londoners save almost five times more a month than those in the North East


Londoners save more than anyone else each month, putting away an average of £1,096, according to new research. Charter Savings Bank found that this was significantly higher than the rest of the UK and nearly five times as much as people in the North East who save £221. In second place was Wales, where the […]

Time to fill up: Fuel prices set to rebound


Motorists are being advised to fill their tanks after the price of fuel started to show signs of recovery. The average price of diesel fell 5p a litre to 101p in January, while petrol prices fell for the seventh month in a row to 102p. After reaching a 12-year low in January, the RAC said […]

ScottishPower cuts gas prices


ScottishPower is to reduce its standard domestic gas prices by 5.4% from 15 March, the third of the big energy companies to announce a price cut this year.

The death of the private pension

break open nest egg pension savings

Investors are shunning private pensions in favour of stocks and shares ISAs following the pension freedoms introduced last year, new research has revealed.

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One in five adults are victims of financial abuse

A shocking new report has revealed that one in five UK adults has suffered financial abuse while in a relationship, with a majority of those affected women. According to the report by domestic violence charity Refuge and The Co-operative Bank, six out of ten cases reported were women, although victims of financial abuse within a […]


Rail fares to increase by an average of 1.1% next year

Rail industry leaders have confirmed that fares will rise on average by 1.1% next year, the smallest annual increase for six years. The 1.1% average increase covers all national rail fares with effect from 2 January 2016. Regulated fares account for half of fares available and include most commuter journeys. They cannot increase more than […]

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