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Earn up to £220 from Amex for referring a friend

American Express is offering customers the chance to pocket up to £220 through its credit card referral scheme. The promotion, which runs until January 31, mea... read more

The cheapest and most expensive cities to live in

If you had to name the place in the UK where it was most expensive to rent a property and where you would earn the highest monthly salary, London would be a pre... read more

How to avoid the perfect storm of debt

Millions of borrowers could tumble into an abyss before the year is out unless they take immediate action. This is the alarm sounded by the Personal Finance So... read more

What is sustainable investing and how do you do it?

What is sustainable investing – and does it mean conventional investing is not sustainable? By Rachel Rickard Straus for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 09:41 BS... read more

First-time buyers ‘not exploiting stamp duty cut’ – Rics

The expected infusion of first-time buyers into the UK property market following last year’s stamp duty cut has failed to materialise, according to estate... read more

Everything you need to know about Tesco’s Clubcard shakeup

Tesco has suddenly changed its Clubcard scheme meaning shoppers now get less for their points when swapping them for vouchers with certain partners. In a contro... read more

The £1billion stealth fee racket | Daily Mail Online

When fees for spending on credit cards were banned on Saturday, it was hailed as the end of a rip-off that meant shoppers were shelling out millions of pounds j... read more

Halifax repaid my £15k loan for free: Bank revives offer

When pre-school worker Ami Hay took out a £15,000 loan to help sort out her finances, the last thing she expected was that she wouldn’t have to pay it ba... read more

ONS: House prices boom in Cambridge and the West Midlands

Property values in Cambridge and the West Midlands have rocketed in the last year according to latest official house price data. In the university city of Cambr... read more

Halifax is offering £500 to new mortgage customers

Halifax is now offering first-time buyers, home movers and those who remortgage from another lender £500 cashback on certain deals until 18 March 2018. An extr... read more

First-time buyers see biggest rise in asking prices

First-time buyers have seen the biggest rise in asking prices as the resent stamp duty exemption contributed to boost demand and push values higher, new analysi... read more

What’s the point of the Lifetime Isa?  

The Government kicked off Lifetime Isas in April last year but just five providers have since launched a deal – so is the Lifetime savings account a flop ... read more

East Midlands and Wales fastest house price growth 2017 

The East Midlands and Wales saw the fastest house price growth last year in the UK, while London the lowest as trends in the housing market continue to reverse.... read more

Pensioners use equity release to pay off credit card debts

Rising numbers of older homeowners are extracting cash from their homes to pay off spiralling debts in retirement, new figures suggest. The number of pensioners... read more

How to get out of debt in 2018

If you’re feeling the pinch after another expensive Christmas, you’re not alone.  One in four us is starting the New Year with an average credit ca... read more

How rich you need to be to buy a home revealed

How rich do you need to be to buy a home? Even in an age of cheap money, high house prices would leave many to guess that you need to be near the top of the pil... read more

Pay zero interest on your Christmas spending

Pay zero interest on your Xmas spending by shifting the debt to a new credit card By Leah Milner For The Daily Mail Published: 22:22 GMT, 9 January 2018 | Updat... read more

Where has the best value property?

By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 23:10 GMT, 9 January 2018 | Updated: 23:10 GMT, 9 January 2018 Affordable: House prices in Wales have not r... read more

Pay zero interest on your Xmas spending

By Leah Milner For The Daily Mail Published: 22:22 GMT, 9 January 2018 | Updated: 22:23 GMT, 9 January 2018 Balance transfer deals are the cheapest they’ve be... read more

Postcode lottery if you release cash from your home 

Older borrowers releasing cash from their homes face a postcode lottery that could end up costing them as much as £2,600. Two major providers of loans to borro... read more

House prices rose just £2,400 in 2017, says Halifax

House prices rose by just £2,353 on average last year, as a slowdown in London and the South East dragged growth down, the Halifax index showed. And there were... read more

Card surcharges are gone but prices may rise as a result

From this Saturday it will be illegal for any business to add a surcharge to a customer’s credit or debit card payment. In theory, it will save shoppers as mu... read more

Metro and Atom founder Anthony Thomson on setting up banks

What is a bank and can anyone set one up? Founder of Metro and Atom Bank Anthony Thomson answers By Rachel Rickard Straus for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 08:47... read more

M&S Bank gives new credit card customers £45 to spend

M&S Bank is offering new customers £45 to spend in store or online when they open a credit card account and sign up to Reward Plus.  The incentive compr... read more