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Are you being ripped off by £52 million on school uniform?

How much do you pay for your school uniform? Too much? With the average cost of uniforms exceeding £200 for secondary school and £160 for...

Crackdown on credit firms with ‘misleading’ names

The time comes when we all need some advice on money matters,but have you ever been confused about whether the people you're speaking to are a charity or a straight business? If in the past you've been left baffled by ...

New legal rights for scam and rip-off victims

Ever just get the feeling you've been duped? Well from now on people exploited by scams and doorstep selling will find it easier to get their money back, as they are to gain new legal rights. The plans are being draw...

Warranties on offer are not always good value, says OFT

Many of us sensibly take out warranties to protect our new cameras, TVs or the kids' first laptop, but it seems we aren't shopping around for them and there's a lack of information available about whether or not they'...

Could this be the end for card surcharges?

Whether it's shopping for flights, train passes or concert tickets, there's little more annoying than being hit by additional card charges just as you're about to pay for your goods. Thankfully,it seems the practi...

Save £111 on family holiday money

As the festive period draws to an end and the winter weather begins to worsen, thoughts of our next summer getaway can be one of few comforts available on bitter January evenings. But with money tighter than ever right now, it w...