Money

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Bank Of England Figures Show Rise In Mortgage Approvals

The number of mortgages approved in the UK has risen for the first time since May last year, according to lending figures from the Bank of England.New loans in December ...

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Bank Of England Leave Intrest Rates For 6th Month In A Row

The Bank of England has left interest rates on hold at 4.75% for a sixth month in a row.The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to take no action amid ...

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Financial News: Individual Bankruptcy

The majority of individuals that file for bankruptcy are under the age of 30, are in full-time employment, borrow heavily on credit cards live for today buying whatever they ...

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House Prices

House prices in the UK rose by 0.5% in February, according to the Nationwide building society.The figure means the annual rate of increase in the UK is down to 10.2%, ...

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Britons suffer from low Financial IQ

Money is something that people have to deal with nearly everyday, yet millions of Britons continue to struggle when managing their finances. The latest research from online bank Egg ...

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Kensington Residents Highest Earners

Kensington and Chelsea recieve the UK's highest average weekly earnings, according to a Halifax bank survey.The Boroughs average earnings are £1,252, almost five times that of Berwick-upon-Tweed residents, the local ...

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UK Credit Card Fraud Breaches £500m

Credit and debit card fraud rose by over 25% to £505m last year, a bank payment body reports with much of the rise due to an increase in crime involving ...

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Interest Rates Stay At 4.75%

The Bank of England has kept interest rates unchanged at 4.75% for the seventh month in a row.Last month, the monetary policy committee (MPC) said a rate rise "might be ...

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Barclays offers credit card loan

In a bid to save customers money, Barclays bank are trying out an experimental product which will combine a Credit card and pesonal loan.Called combinations, the new card has been ...

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ISA guide

Many people have lost interest in the ISA account since the Chancellor removed tax credit on income (dividends) from equities, but they are still an effective way of making your ...

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Celebs: what do they do with it all?

We spend thousands trying to be like our favourite celebs. But face it....for many of us, it won't happen. Here's a look at what some of the A ...

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House Prices Show Biggest Fall For Over 10Years

UK house prices have experienced their biggest monthly fall in almost 10 years, reports the Nationwide.Prices plunged by 0.6% during March the biggest fall since June 1995, meaning house prices ...

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Donors unwittingly deny charities millions

British charitable donations have almost doubled over the past 18 months as Britons dig deep in the face of international humanitarian disasters.New research from BACS Payment Schemes Limited, the company ...

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Wedding Day Blues

The 260,000 couples who plan to marry in the UK this year will spend an estimated £4.2bn on their wedding, says a study by Brewin Dolphin.That means the average cost ...

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First-time Buyers Wait For General Election Results

The General election is putting off first-time buyersAlmost 25% of would-be first-time buyers have put plans to buy property on hold until after the 5 May general election, a poll ...

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Average Life Worth £1.5 million

The average person will spend an incredible £1.5m' during their lifetime says a survey from insurers PrudentialThe money will go on housing, food and clothes the biggest expense, averaging ...

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Home Owners Still Uncertain

Homeowners still uncertain about the housing market.According to figures from the Woolwich bank show consumer confidence is still skeptical about house prices with 49% of people questioned in April feeling ...

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House price inflation slows by half

Annual house price inflation slowed sharply this april aggording to the latest figures from the office of the deputy prime minister.Prices rose by 6.9% in the year to April, the ...

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Brits missing out on billions in bill discounts

Britons are losing out on £1.1 billion a year by failing to pay for their key household and individual bills by Direct Debit.New research from BACS Payment Schemes Limited, ...

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DIY to boost council tax bills

People who spend their time improving their home may face higher council tax bills, according the the Governments valuation office.The Department has confirmed that home improvements could push homes into ...

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Buy to let still booming

In the face of the market slowdown, buy to let investors reamin remarkably upbeat despite reports of a marked slowdown in the property market. According to research carried out by ...

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UK Launches mobile ATM network

Cashpoint leaders LINK have got together with IT company MORSE to offer a mobile banking service across the UK.The service, called Mobile ATM will launch in the UK in September. ...

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Sportsman onto a winner

A new daily newspaper is set to tap into the UK gambling market, next year, promising to revolutionise the way journalists are employedThe first new daily paper launched in more ...

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Charity set up for bomb victims

The Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone has set up a charitable Relief trust for Victims of the London bombings in association with the British Red Cross. A book of condolence ...