Everyday money

December 2019: what are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we examine the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2019.

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Are you due a refund from HSBC or Santander?

Two banks will refund millions of customers after the competition watchdog said they broke rules requiring them to contact customers before they become overdrawn.

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WASPI blog: my £12,000 Labour handout should go to the NHS

As a Waspi woman, Hannah Nemeth stands to receive a windfall if Labour win power next month, but argues that the potential pension payout would be better spent on the health service.

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High earners face hefty tax bills on undeclared pension contributions

Thousands of Britons could face large bills because they do not understand a question on their tax return.

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City watchdog places one-year ban on marketing mini-bonds to retail investors 

Mini-bonds have come under increased scrutiny over the past year, following several high-profile scandals.

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The reason why 200,000 parents are at risk of reducing their state pension

Thousands of women face a smaller state pension because child benefit credits are in the name of their spouse.

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Labour’s WASPI pledge: how much compensation will be received and how will it be funded?

Just days after its manifesto launch, the Labour Party has issued a new pledge to spend billions of pounds compensating those hit by state pension equalisation.

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General Election 2019: What will the Conservatives’ policies do for your personal finances?

We examine personal finance-related pledges relating to tax, pensions, and adult social care, in the Tories’ manifesto.

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General Election 2019: What will the Green Party's policies do for your personal finances?

We run through some of the personal finance-related pledges in the Green Party manifesto.

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