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Are older people getting a harsh deal from lenders?

by 29 July 2014
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Some lenders have adopted new rules that make it harder for older people to get a mortgage. Many are also struggling to get credit cards and loans too, even when their finances are in order. What about you? (more about lending...)

Embrace the cheque’s digital makeover

by 27 July 2014
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We know that lots of you still love using cheques. The question is, do they have a future? Could giving them a digital makeover be a great way of keeping them alive? (more about cheques...)

We’ve just launched a campaign to stop sneaky fees

by 24 July 2014
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Today we launch a new campaign to Stop Sneaky Fees and Charges as our latest research reveals that admin and cancellation fees are on the rise among car insurers. (read more about insurance fees...)

The CMA: are the banks working for you?

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The Competition and Markets Authority recently recommended a competition inquiry into the banks. In this guest post, the CMA's Alex Chisholm asks whether you think the industry should face a full inquiry. (more about banks...)

Upfront current account fees aren’t the answer

by 23 July 2014
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As our research throws yet more light on the real cost of banking, and the CMA calls for an inquiry into competition in banking, the first reaction has been to call for an end of free banking. But is that really the answer? (more about the cost of banking...)

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The supermarkets were at war on last night’s Dispatches…

by , Conversation Editor Energy & Home 29 July 2014
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Did you catch last night’s Supermarket Wars documentary on Dispatches? Presenter Harry Wallop explored how the supermarkets compete on price, meet our online demands and use special offers to lure us in… (more…)

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Are older people getting a harsh deal from lenders?

by , Online Writer Money 29 July 2014
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An elderly gentleman wearing a sun hat

Some lenders have adopted new rules that make it harder for older people to get a mortgage. Many are also struggling to get credit cards and loans too, even when their finances are in order. What about you? (more about lending...)

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The holiday hassles of a teenager travelling solo

by , Guest Author Transport & Travel 28 July 2014
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Self-service airport check-ins

There’s a new generation of travellers flying the skies solo – teenagers, of which our guest author Kyle is one. But it isn’t always a smooth journey - here are some of the worst holiday hassles he’s encountered. (read more about holidady hassles...)

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Embrace the cheque’s digital makeover

by , Money Researcher Money 27 July 2014
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Digital cheque imaging

We know that lots of you still love using cheques. The question is, do they have a future? Could giving them a digital makeover be a great way of keeping them alive? (more about cheques...)

9 people have joined in this Conversation

Shock news as the Green Deal fund closes after seven weeks

by , Which? Graduate Energy & Home 26 July 2014
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Many were excited about the new Green Deal cash incentive scheme, which could get you £7,600 cash back for making your home more energy efficient. But now the fund's been closed just seven weeks after launch. (more about Green Deal fund...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

How savvy are you to the tricks of financial marketing?

by , Money 25 July 2014
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Gold brain

Online financial marketing works – we know this because financial providers spend millions on it each year. The question is; do you fall for financial marketing? (more about financial marketing tactics...)

4 people have joined in this Conversation

We’ve just launched a campaign to stop sneaky fees

by , Campaigns Officer Money 24 July 2014
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Sneaky fees illustration

Today we launch a new campaign to Stop Sneaky Fees and Charges as our latest research reveals that admin and cancellation fees are on the rise among car insurers. (read more about insurance fees...)

3 people have joined in this Conversation

The CMA: are the banks working for you?

by , Chief Exec of the CMA Money 24 July 2014
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A build your own bank kit

The Competition and Markets Authority recently recommended a competition inquiry into the banks. In this guest post, the CMA's Alex Chisholm asks whether you think the industry should face a full inquiry. (more about banks...)

2 people have joined in this Conversation

Upfront current account fees aren’t the answer

by , Money 23 July 2014
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Broken piggy bank

As our research throws yet more light on the real cost of banking, and the CMA calls for an inquiry into competition in banking, the first reaction has been to call for an end of free banking. But is that really the answer? (more about the cost of banking...)

26 people have joined in this Conversation

International trade must be fairer to stop the Great British rip-off

by , Chief Executive Technology 22 July 2014
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ripoff

Have you noticed that tech products often seem to be more expensive in the UK than, say, the US? Our chief executive Peter Vicary-Smith says Brits are still unnecessarily paying over the odds for some goods. (read more about unfair costs...)

31 people have joined in this Conversation

Holiday Hassles – this isn’t what it looked like in the brochure!

by , Campaigns Assistant Transport & Travel 21 July 2014
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We recently launched our campaign to stop holiday hassles. Through your comments we've already collected more than 3,000 stories ranging from a holiday hindrance to holiday hell... (more on hotel hassles...)

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Do you splash the cash on so-called ‘superfoods’?

by , Senior Food Researcher Consumer Rights 21 July 2014
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Blueberries

I regularly read news stories about the next superfood that will change my life, but are they really worth splashing out on? Find out how much you could save by swapping pricey superfoods for cheaper alternatives. (read more about cheaper superfoods...)

13 people have joined in this Conversation

PC repair companies: are they the ones that need fixing?

by , Technology Researcher Technology 20 July 2014
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What are the chances of getting your data back and laptop working for a reasonable price at the hands of high street repair experts at Apple, The Carphone Warehouse and PC World? Not great... (read more about PC repair...)

10 people have joined in this Conversation

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