Banks have agreed to make current account charges clearer and make it easier for customers to switch, a watchdog says.
The amount of fraud being committed on plastic cards fell in the first half of the year, according to industry figures.
Millions of savers aged 50 and over can increase the amount deposited in an Individual Savings Account (Isa) from Tuesday.
George Osborne says “we’re all in this together” as he puts a public sector pay freeze at the heart of his planned spending cuts.
Tyre company Pirelli becomes the latest UK employer to say it will shut its final-salary pension scheme to existing members.
House prices increased for the third month in a row in September and showed the first quarterly rise for two years, figures show.
UK sales of new cars rose by 11.4% in September, compared with the same month last year, the third rise in a row.
The Tories unveil plans to raise the state pension age for men to 66 from 2016, to help tackle the UK’s debts.