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  • Payday loans face crackdown

    Tough new regulations are set to put a stop to misleading advertising by payday lenders and will limit loan ‘roll-overs’ that can cause borrowers’ debts to spiral out of contr

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 03 October 2013

  • £100m compensation for Barclays customers

    Around 300,000 Barclays Bank loan customers are to receive refunds of debt interest totalling up to £100 million following administrative errors by the bank.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 18 September 2013

  • Wonga defends £62.5million profits

    Payday loan lender Wonga has shrugged off criticism of its £62.5million after-tax profits for 2012 – a 36% increase on the previous year.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 04 September 2013

  • How to fund your life at university

    There’s no escaping the fact that university is expensive but, if you know where to look, there are lots of sources of funding available to help you make ends meet.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 14 August 2013

  • Student loans: How do they work?

    OK, you’ve got the grades to get to into university – brilliant. Now you just need to work out how to cover your costs while you’re there.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 14 August 2013

  • How to fund your new car

    If you're taking the plunge and buying a new (or used) car this September, perhaps to take advantage of the new '63' plates, you'll have two important decisions to make: which

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 07 August 2013

  • Are there any alternatives to a payday loan?

    Payday loans are hugely expensive, but around a million households are still lured by the glossy adverts and take one out every month.

    Lauren Thompson

    Updated: 18 July 2013

  • Focus on: Pay 4.9% for 5 years with Nationwide

    If you're in the market for a personal loan in the region of £7,500 - £15,000, this is an ideal time. Loan rates are continuing to fall, and Nationwide has become the latest p

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 17 July 2013

  • Everyone can benefit from peer-to-peer finance!

    The peer-to-peer industry has taken off dramatically in the last few years, as savers look for alternative ways to earn a decent return on their money. But it's not only saver

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 12 July 2013

  • Should you fix your savings rate?

    With savings rates at dismally low levels, finding a decent home for your money is a challenge to say the least. And even if you do manage to find one, if the interest rate is

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 04 July 2013

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