Money

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Teenagers want spending restriction

Teenagers are hoping for a restriction on spending for the new Child trust fund, a survey has revealed.Under the new scheme, children will be given £250, for their parents to ...

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Property ladder to become more accessible

Financial experts predict that the difficulty they first time buyers face in getting onto the property ladder will ease over the next 20 years.Wage increases and changes in the property ...

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Pay gap widens again

According to new research by Comparison site PayFinder, women still earn, on average, 27% less than men in the same job.From the data given by as many as 40'000 workers, ...

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Graduates are poorer

Students heading for university over the coming weeks are likely to get a shock when they graduate.More than half of the graduates turned out by Universities are likely to take ...

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Mastercard called a rip off

Mastercard, one of the UKs most popular credit card companies has been given notice to change it's unfair payment practises, or face a huge fine.According to the OFT, Mastercard has ...

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Fat cats sitting on a nest egg.

According to the TUC, directors of the top 100 companies are contributing to a pension set up that is different from the ones haded to the rest of the staff.The ...

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the £1.3 billion current account

According to online bank Egg (www.egg.com), over the past year almost one in three UK consumers have been charged - an average of 4 times - by their bank for ...

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Brits can't afford to save

According to research by Combined Insurance, most UK workers have spent three quarters of their salary before they even get it.The survey says that the average UK worker earns £1389 ...

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Riches make you happy

According the research in the US, Whilst money still can't buy you love, it CAN buy you happiness.The research suggests, however, that the key to happiness is not just to ...

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Petrol prices look set to fall!

The first good news for motorists in a while has finally arrived as the price of fuel fell by 4p a litre, this morning (16) at hundreds of garages across ...

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Millionaires not buying

Sales on Millionaires row haven't been going too well, recently. The number of homes sold for over £1million had plumeted in the last 6 months showing that homebuyers are no ...

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Brits love Cheap Chic

According to a new Survey by Credit card company, Morgan Stanley, UK shoppers have become a bunch of Bargain hunters.More than 85% of the people surveyed were more interested in ...

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Credit card spending down again

It seems we are falling out of love with our credit cards, as Plastic spending fell again in August, according to the British Bankers Association, for the second time this ...

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Debt hot spots

According to a new survey by MyCallCredit, people living in Uxbridge, are likely to have more personal debt than those anywhere else in the UK.Other areas named in the ...

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Pension age may go up to 69

UP to 10 million pensioners could be better off, after a new pension system lifts them off means tested benefits and replaces than with a flat rate Citzens pension.Although the ...

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Post office stamps it's mark on the Credit industry

The post office has become the latest player in the lucrative and fast growing credit card industry.Not content with just entering the market, however, the post office has become the ...

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Rip off Britain goes abroad

Apparently, us Brits can't avoid high prices simply by leaving the country. According to a recent survey, the UK's mobile users are hit by the highest charges in Europe ...

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One in five can't clear xmas debts

Acording to Monetfacts.com, as many as one in four people will borrow money to fund their end of year merrymaking. Of those, one in five will not clear the ...

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Youngsters expecting miracles

Many young workers in the UK are planning to be rich by the time they are in their 40s, according to a new survey by ING Direct bank.According to the ...

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Smokers burning big money

It comes as no surprise to those who take pleasure in lighting up, that smoking costs a fair packet.But the reality is that it costs the average smoker almost £100'000 ...

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The end of the signture

Valentines day, next year will be the final deadline for consumers to learn their credit and debit cars PIN numbers.The banking industry and retailers have introduced the date as the ...

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Western union joins the fraud fight

According to the money transfer provider Western Union, people are tricked out of as much as £1 billion per year, through fake lotteries and internet auction sitesNow, the largest money ...

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Cash in the attic

Auctioneers, H&H saydig out those Dinky Toys and old car brochures - you never know what they might be worth!A rash of TV programmes on antiques has got everybody searching ...

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Women hitting the wall

According to a new survey, almost half of women stop contributing to a pension plan when they have a child.Even before the prospect of a family is on the horizon, ...