Money

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The number of trips to cash machines has fallen by 43%, but the amount withdrawn on each visit has risen.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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Households 'buy 3.2 million pets in lockdown'

BBC Money News Feed - Fri, 03/12/2021 - 00:04
Many have bought pets in response to social isolation, but there are concerns about animal welfare.
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Covid-19: Evictions ban in England extended until May

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/10/2021 - 16:21
It will come as a relief to many "frightened" renters but was not a long-term answer, say campaigners.
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Klarna boss: 'I'm surprised by buy now, pay later concerns'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/10/2021 - 09:20
The boss of the payments firm says it upsets him when the company is compared to Wonga.
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'Right to repair' law to come in this summer

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/10/2021 - 00:00
Manufacturers will be obliged to make spare parts for appliances available to consumers.
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Money launderers 'prey on generation Covid'

BBC Money News Feed - Wed, 03/10/2021 - 00:00
Promises via social media to make "quick cash" are attracting those struggling for work, banks say.
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School uniform demand drives retail sales rebound

BBC Money News Feed - Tue, 03/09/2021 - 10:19
UK retail sales rose 9.5% in February as plans to ease lockdown drove purchases of uniforms and computers.
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Women set for '£100,000 pension pay gap' with men

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/08/2021 - 00:17
A young woman today would have to work 40 years more to retire with the same amount, research suggests.
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Cladding rules: New guidance to help flat owners stuck in 'limbo'

BBC Money News Feed - Mon, 03/08/2021 - 00:11
The recommendations aim to reduce the number of safety checks banks request on blocks of flats.
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What's your pension invested in?

BBC Money News Feed - Sun, 03/07/2021 - 00:15
While pension pots are going green, how easy is it to dump investments in tobacco or gambling?
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