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The 31-year-old admitted two counts of mortgage fraud

Money Insider: Interest-free credit card deals may not be as good as they seem

The battle for credit card, best buy coverage in the zero per cent balance transfer market shows little sign of petering out any time soon.

Elton John, Cliff Richard, Ringo Starr and Jenson Button all live in Elmbridge, a small, leafy enclave to the south-west of London

The ‘Beverly Hills’ of Surrey pays more income tax than big cities of the North

Tiny Elmbridge shows growing disparity between London and rest of the country

House prices up 1.3%, says Halifax

Significant regional differences around the UK still apparent

Prices of new build homes up 12%

Average price is now £233,822

First time buyers add £1.9 billion the economy

Around £270 million is generated through stamp duty

Average home price now £244,706

London prices drop slightly

Research by financial information service Moneycomms found nine major lenders use the risk-based pricing model in credit cards

Credit card holders hit by 'hidden' rates

Investigation finds lenders ignore guidelines and don't publish true APRs for some customers

James Moore: Online betting makes Labour's attack on high street bookies look small

Outlook. Plus: Arise again, Sir James Crosby. Probably

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Money Insider: Avoid big banks for loans of less than £5,000

Interest rates on personal loans may be at record lows for those borrowing five-figure sums, but it's not all good news, with some lenders charging almost 30 per cent APR to customers who want a loan of £5,000 or less.

Numbers of complaints about unwanted calls have trebled in just six months

The mister-ious case of disappearing formality

We're being sucked into a world of superficially friendly exchanges

Waverley residents – such as those in Chiddingfold, pictured – experience the highest living standards in rural Britain, according to a study

Beautiful South wipes out Wales, Scotland and North in countryside poll of rural districts with highest living standards

Godalming sparked interest in sedate south-west Surrey in 1881 when its townsfolk became the first in the world to benefit from a public supply of electricity.

In the 1990s negative equity was mostly in the South but now northern regions have been hit hard

Up to 630,000 borrowers are stuck in negative equity as the housing market stagnates

New consumer finance watchdog warns further pain could be on the way despite Budget pledges

Saving up: Junior ISAs can pay better interest rates than Child Trust Funds, and charges on CTFs tend to be higher

Savvy Money: Sorting out junior savings mess ought to be child's play

Solve the confusion by allowing transfers into Junior ISAs from their obsolete predecessor

House price rise at fastest pace for more than 2 years

A mortgage glut and an extra half a million people in work are pushing up house prices at the fastest annual pace for more than two years, lender Halifax said today.

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