Daily MailCouple forced to borrow money for food after O2 charged them £1700 for £17 billDaily Mail... were told by the company it would take ten to 15 days to pay back the money. The blunder left them penniless and they were forced to exceed their overdraft limit and borrow £500 from their 18-year-old daughter to pay the mortgage and feed themselves.and more »
Mirror.co.ukMartin Lewis on why NOW is the time to forge ahead with a savings planMirror.co.ukFrom April 6 most people will be able to save tax-free , so you should start thinking about what it means for you now. It's all about the new personal savings allowance. It means basic-rate (20%) taxpayers will be able to earn £1,000 worth of interest ...
AOL Money UKBattered banks poised to reveal whether a new crisis has begunThe GuardianAny sign that provisions for bad debts are starting to go up dramatically will be regarded with concern, while banks are expected to set aside more money to cover scandals, such as the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI). Investors will ...'It is a well-hidden secret that we're the biggest business bank in the UK' says RBS chiefTelegraph.co.ukWhich? launches campaign to improve banksAOL Money UKRBS bottom of bank satisfaction league: Customers complain of axed rewards as First Direct tops tableThis is MoneyWhich?all 38 news articles »
This is MoneyFour in every £5 spent is now on a cards as chip and Pin notches up tenth birthdayThis is MoneyBritons' use of debit and credit cards has spiked over the past ten years, with now nearly £4 in every £5 spent at UK retailers being on plastic, according to new figures. Trade body UK Cards Association has released the data as it is now ten years ...78% of UK retail spending made with plastic, figures showAOL Money UKall 14 news articles »
AOL Money UKNearly two thirds of Britons go on 'credit detox' before applying for mortgages or credit cardsThis is MoneyIt comes as another recent survey pointed out that a third of British 18 to 24-year-olds are too scared to check their bank balance and are suffering from 'ostrich effect' - preferring to stick their heads in the sand rather than find out how much ...'60% go on credit detox' before making financial applicationAOL Money UK60% of Britons to go on 'credit detox' before taking out mortgage, loan or credit cardWestern Daily Pressall 5 news articles »