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500 identities stolen a day in ID fraud ‘epidemic’

Identity fraud has reached ‘epidemic’ levels, according to fraud prevention service Cifas, with almost 500 cases of ID fraud a day being reported in the first six months of the...

Why is the price of gold on the rise?

The price of gold has been rising steadily over the past few years, breaking the £1,000 per ounce barrier in June 2016 and hitting £995 this week.  In fact, the...

Barclays sort code switch: why your banking services will go down this weekend

Customers of Barclays won't be able to access telephone, online and mobile banking this weekend. Find out why.

Private pensions give £10,000-a-year boost in retirement: five ways to maximise yours

People who have saved into a private pension are better off to the tune of £10,000 a year on average, according to a new study carried out by the Office for...

HMRC repays £26m in overpaid pension tax: how to claim it back

Over 55s who overpaid income tax when they withdrew money from their pension savings have been refunded more than £26m in just the past three months, new figures from HMRC...

Credit crackdown: payday loan cap remains, but overdrafts face ‘fundamental’ reform

The way banks charge people to use their overdraft faces fundamental reform and is punishing the most vulnerable customers, a report into the credit market has found. The Financial Conduct...

Ask an expert: ‘My father died in 1989, leaving everything to my late mother. What’s the inheritance tax allowance on her estate?’

Every week, Which?’s money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. I am sorting out my late...

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Five pension freedom problems that could be costing you money in retirement

Retirees could be overpaying tax, missing out on investment growth or losing other valuable pension benefits by taking all of their money out of their pension and moving it to...

Revealed: the true cost of record-high car insurance premiums

Drivers aged 55 to 60 have seen the biggest hike in car insurance premiums in the past year, while almost all age groups are now paying record amounts for cover,...

Most popular credit cards of 2017 revealed

Credit cards from Saga and Barclaycard were among the most viewed deals on Which? Money Compare in the first six months of 2017. Cards offering cashback, rewards and and fee-free overseas spending...

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