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How the cost of living could overwhelm us

Rent, car loans, mortgages, credit cards, pay day loans, unsecured credit, overdrafts - with real wages falling, the amount of debt we are taking on the rise

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Interest rates: Savers should not expect too much from a rise

Long-suffering savers have seen little return on their money for years - so any rise in interest rates is likely to bring some good news


Interest rates: What the rise means for you

The Bank of England has raised interest rates from 0.5% to 0.75% after much speculation

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Card surcharges: Is this finally the end?

Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?

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Self-assessment: concern over fewer ways to pay tax

Campaigners have raised concerns over a ban imposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on paying tax by credit card or via the Post Office

HMRC - Don't let your tax return peck away at you

HMRC employs farmyard ducks to niggle taxpayers

Risking the accusation that the taxman himself has gone quackers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has employed some farmyard ducks to encourage people to file the

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Driving-style fines system for late tax filing planned by HMRC

Plans to introduce a points-based system for those who fail to submit their tax returns on time have been outlined by the UK tax authority