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Will a council take our home to pay for care?

Confusion continues to reign over the financial rules with regard to residential homes.

Haringey Council unveils credit scheme against predatory payday lenders

A North London council is putting its cash behind battling the growing scourge of predatory payday lenders in its borough.

Shout it from the rooftops: The mortgage market has become far more competitive

Lending price war erupts – this time for real

Banks and building societies are now wooing borrowers, so this is the time to get a loan or mortgage, says Chiara Cavaglieri

Five questions on: Consumer credit rules

What are the rules, that you borrow a little and pay back a lot?

Money Insider: Is this is as good as it gets for borrowers?

For almost five years we've had a record low base rate of 0.5 per cent, but is the era of low-cost credit now at a crossroads, with predicted rate rises on the horizon?

Wonga is Britain’s most-profitable payday lender

Disastrous impact of payday loans laid bare with 82 per cent increase in people seeking help in just one year

The disastrous impact that payday loans can have has been underlined by new figures from a debt charity that show an 82 per cent increase in the number of people seeking help.

Switching credit card just got a whole lot cheaper as Nationwide slashes cost of transferring a balance to 0 per cent deal

A new plastic price war has erupted as rip-off balance transfer fees are slashed, reports Simon Read

The people’s lenders: The peer-to-peer services can be less bureaucratic and less bloody minded than the banks

Julian Knight: Let's make the very most of peer to peer lending

P2P is better than banks for financing business... and now it could end up in Isas as well

Your mental health can be undermined by worrying about debt

Financial troubles are making people ill, according to data from charity Christians Against Poverty. Neasa MacErlean explores the link between money and psychological problems

A third of payday borrowers don't repay on time

Many taking out high-cost loans are younger males and need the cash for living expenses, reports Simon Read

Money Insider: Longest not always best in credit card war

The battle between credit card companies striving to offer the longest zero per cent term for balance transfers has moved up a notch in the past four or five weeks.

Should you get a loan with your baked beans?

The rates may be enticing at the grocers turned banks but consumers need to take more care than they would buying beans, says Lindsay Cook

MP rails at 'abuse' after unsolicited Wonga offer

Britain's most-profitable payday lender Wonga tried to offer an MP a loan, even though her details had been fraudulently obtained.

Money alert: Low personal-loan rates

Lenders have this week trumpeted record low personal-loan deals.

Simon Read: Let’s get behind debt advice funded by payday lenders

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