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'I've never got my full deposit back'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 06:10
Campaigners say new laws may not stop tenants being charged hidden fees by landlords and agents.
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'I live in disused buildings for cheaper rent'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:41
From old police stations to schools, could empty buildings provide thousands more homes across the UK?
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Do property guardians have enough rights?

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 01:40
From old police stations to schools, could empty buildings provide thousands more homes across the UK?
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Black Friday: How to get the best deals

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:54
How to be a savvy shopper - and not come a cropper - in the Black Friday sales.
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GCHQ warns on Black Friday cyber-threat

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:05
The UK's cyber-security agency warns of "prime pickings" for criminals in the run-up to Christmas.
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Warning on 'misleading' Black Friday deals

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:04
Advertising watchdog days consumers can find it hard to tell if "sale" prices are actually good deals.
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Government will miss smart meter deadline, watchdog warns

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 00:03
Another 39 million meters must be installed within two years to meet the government's 2020 target.
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Americans find meaning in money more than friends or religion

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 18:04
Americans obtain more meaning from career and money than friends or religion, research finds.
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Top tips for online shopping this Christmas

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 17:51
Consumer affairs correspondent Colletta Smith has these tips for making the most of online shopping.
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Price cap plan for rent-to-own sector

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 08:18
The regulator says the proposed cap on charges will benefit about 400,000 "financially vulnerable people".
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Cycling awareness plan could lead to cheaper insurance for drivers

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 03:08
Discounts could be given to car drivers and motorcyclists under the government proposals.
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Simon Jack and DJ Sideman talk housing

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:17
Radio 1 Xtra DJ Sideman and the BBC's Simon Jack talk housing - and buying a first home.
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Half of university tuition fees spent on teaching

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:01
University students need more open information about fees - and MPs warn of poor value on loan sales.
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Beast from the East blamed as pothole compensation claims double

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 20:27
Highways England spent £164,341 on claims for vehicle damage caused by poor road surfaces in 2017/18.
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Extra Energy collapse is the sixth this year

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 18:47
Extra Energy customers are being advised to wait until they are transferred to a new supplier.
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'Breathing space' for indebted consumers

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 15:17
A scheme to help indebted consumers get time off from repayments is set to come into force next year.
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RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:46
The bank insisted for over a year the customer was aware of the transaction and refused a refund.
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Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 09:13
The rapid rise in the number of child gamblers is "a generational scandal", says a campaigner.
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Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:59
Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m for the year.
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Boots travel insurer faces double investigation

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:44
A firm called Travel Insurance Facilities is being accused of denying proper care to policyholders.
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