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'Thrill of investing' leads young to take risks

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/23/2021 - 12:34
They are investing in high-risk products for the "challenge, competition and novelty", the regulator says.
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Jobless crisis shows signs of easing but under-25s hit hard

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/23/2021 - 10:44
The number of workers on UK company payrolls climbed by 200,000 in the three months to February.
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Fresh warnings over Royal Mail parcel scam

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/23/2021 - 10:23
Trading standards officers say the text scam links to a copycat website run by fraudsters.
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'Over 50 and overlooked for work'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/23/2021 - 00:42
Suzi Ludlow, 67, from Horsham was made redundant in October and hasn't found a job since.
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Covid inequality: No vaccination for poverty in a pandemic

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/22/2021 - 02:08
People on the financial precipice are disproportionately likely to be unemployed, renting, female, and black.
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Cladding crisis: 'I feel constantly sick and stressed'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 03/21/2021 - 22:02
Thousands of disabled leaseholders warn they are financially and physically trapped by the crisis.
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Builders told to remove 'unfair' ground rent terms

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/19/2021 - 11:17
Competition watchdog says Countryside and Taylor Wimpey must change contracts or face legal action.
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How Covid has changed where we want to live

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/19/2021 - 00:01
Cornwall has overtaken London as the most searched for location among property buyers, data suggests.
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Grants to buy electric cars to be cut to £2,500

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 03/18/2021 - 10:35
A government decision to reduce subsidies 'sends the wrong message', says the motor industry.
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ATM withdrawals drop by £37bn during year of Covid

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/17/2021 - 00:16
The number of trips to cash machines has fallen by 43%, but the amount withdrawn on each visit has risen.
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Refund plan for energy bills when direct debits are too high

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/17/2021 - 00:15
Energy regulator Ofgem says customers' overpayments are being used to pay for "unsustainable business".
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Mental health and scams: 'I'd have paid anything to make me feel better'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/17/2021 - 00:12
A charity calls for protection against online scams, as one victim tells of how she was pressurised to pay.
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Cladding crisis: 'Repairs could cost more than our flat is worth'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/17/2021 - 00:05
A couple paying for cladding replacement say the costs could leave them bankrupt or with crippling loans.
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Football Index collapse: 'I lost £4,000 in seven days'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/16/2021 - 06:28
Users of the betting company say they have lost thousands of pounds after the operation was suspended.
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Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk giveaway scam 'cost man £400,000'

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/16/2021 - 00:15
A German man lost 10 Bitcoin to so-called giveaway scammers on Twitter and experts say scams are rising.
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Provident plan to cap doorstep lending compensation

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/15/2021 - 12:52
The company says a flood of mis-selling claims leaves the future of its doorstep lending arm at risk.
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Cost of living: Hand gel in, white chocolate out

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/15/2021 - 09:31
Loungewear and smart watches are other commonly bought goods now used to measure changes in the cost of living.
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Phone scammers: 'Give me £1,000 to stop calling you'

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 03/14/2021 - 01:06
The rise of scam calls seems relentless - but can anything be done about them?
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Royal Mail to pilot Sunday parcel delivery

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/12/2021 - 00:06
The postal service will make deliveries for major retailers as online shopping continues to grow.
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Car insurance claims plunge as drivers stay at home

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/12/2021 - 00:04
The drop in claims is not mirrored in cheaper premiums, but insurers say motorists have been supported.
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