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Budget 2021: Six things that could affect you

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 22:07
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his second Budget for 2021 next week. How will it affect you?
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Inflation likely to hit 5%, warns Bank of England chief economist

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 09:12
The Bank of England's new chief economist says it will have a "live" decision on interest rates next month.
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UK shop sales continue to fall in September

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 08:56
Retail sales in the UK fell for the fifth month in a row, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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Fears over the future of free debt advice

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:01
There is growing concern that free face-to-face debt advice could be cut.
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Second-hand car prices surge amid new car shortage

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:01
Some used car models are growing in value despite getting older, research by the motoring group suggests.
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Abolish energy price cap, says Scottish Power boss

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 05:00
The recent crisis exposed deep flaws in the way the market was structured, top executive says.
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Cladding: 'We're paying to live in a dark, dull box'

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 00:13
A Birmingham tower block resident, where combustible cladding is being removed, explains his plight.
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UK cost of living increases dip in September

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 07:19
According to the Office for National Statistics, the UK inflation rate fell slightly to 3.1% in September.
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Average cash withdrawal climbs to £80

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 00:02
The average amount Britons take out of cash machines rises by over £10, but there are fewer visits.
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Energy price cap not working, says power boss

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 14:40
The owner of Scottish Power says capping domestic energy prices has caused long-term harm to the market.
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Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to kickstart low carbon heating

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 22:00
The grants for England and Wales are part of a government strategy for low carbon heating - but critics say it is not ambitious enough.
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Buy now, pay later firm Klarna to offer 'pay now' option

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 00:01
Klarna's boss says people should mostly "pay with the money they have", rather than take out credit.
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Scams: Cost of impact on well-being calculated as £9bn a year

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 00:00
Consumer group Which? says costs to victims' well-being are greater than the amount stolen by fraudsters.
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Shoppers start to use new £100 contactless payment limit

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 02:19
But retailers say it could take months to update terminals so people can spend up to £100 without a Pin.
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Daligas: Another energy supplier folds over soaring prices

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:22
Regulator says it will find a new supplier for customers of Daligas, the third energy provider to fold this week.
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Two more UK energy firms go bust as prices soar

BBC Money News Feed - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:24
Yet more small suppliers have been caught between soaring energy costs and the UK's price cap.
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Toy shops warn buy early for Christmas amid port delays

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 16:26
Toy manufactures across the UK warn that port delays will cause Christmas product shortages.
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Asda reports no petrol supply issues for a week

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:33
Supermarket chain says increase in demand was temporary as petrol shortages in London ease.
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Wives do not earn as much as their husbands, says new global study

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 00:21
Researchers say data from 45 countries over 40 years shows household is a place of great inequality.
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Experts say £10,900 annual income needed to retire

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:26
The budget for a minimum standard of living increases to £16,700 for a couple, the calculations suggest.
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