Austerity has stripped local services to the bone – and those on the lowest incomes will be forced to pay for it“The most boring and complicated subject in all of public life,”...
The dash from cash doesn’t just contribute to social exclusion, it plays into the hands of unaccountable corporationsHow convenient. The decline of cash and the rise of electronic payments makes life so much simpler:...
The agent said it would take time to process, but I need the money for a house purchaseSeven months ago I paid the agent Travelup over £2,300 for a return flight from...
Barclays’ lack of communication made things worse after the death of my motherMy mother died recently and a substantial sum was wired from her estate in the Caribbean to my Barclays account. A month...
Green Star Energy was unable to get our names on an account despite repeated callsWe moved into a new house which had gas and electricity supplied by Green Star Energy. In the...
The worst Isas pay 0.2% interest while the best pay 26%. We review the best on offer for youIf you are lucky enough to have accumulated decent savings, it’s the time of...
There are good rates out there for savers – especially those willing to tie money up for a whileIf you’ve done nothing with your savings in recent years – having assumed banks...
Cash Isas are falling out of favour – but there are deals to be found if you can lock money awayIt’s tough for savers: the best-paying easy-access cash Isas – from Virgin...
There’s a wealth of financial products out there – here’s how to choose the right ISAInvestors have under three weeks left to exploit this tax year’s £20,000 tax-free Isa allowance. Most opt...
The ‘innovative finance’ Isa is being hailed by some as the answer to years of miserable interest rates. We look at who’s offering them and how they workIt’s the new type of...

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