The new Banking Act, which allows the Bank of England to act more quickly to help failing banks, comes into force.
Home repossessions last year rose by 54% to 40,000, according to Council of Mortgage Lenders figures.
Household water bills will rise by an average of 4.1% in England and Wales in the year from April, regulator Ofwat says.
Working Lunch viewer Bill Moist’s ‘secure’ plan turned out to be an investment in Lehman Brothers.
Interest rates on some National Savings policies are being reduced again after another interest rate cut this month.
Uncertainty in the supply of gas could push up costs and affect domestic energy bills in the long-term, an analyst says.
A “meaningful revival” in mortgage lending is unrealistic in the coming months as home loan values drop again, lenders say.
Recouping losses and protecting savings the top concerns raised at the BBC’s Money Matters Roadshow in Manchester.