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Can you get compensation for PPI?

Can you get compensation for PPI?

Time is running out to claim compensation for mis-sold PPI. We've all seen the adverts, with an Arnold Schwarzenegger head on wheels telling us to put in a claim before it's too late. And millions of people have - but there are still many who haven't even...

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The tricks to make sure you can claim for train delays

The tricks to make sure you can claim for train delays

Delayed by 30 minutes or more? You're probably able to get some of your train fare back - and these tricks can help. Only one in three passengers who face delays actually claim back the compensation they're entitled to, and the latest figures show a huge £100 million...

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Cashback current accounts compared: which is best for bills?

Cashback current accounts compared: which is best for bills?

One of the easiest ways to earn a little cash is to get a cashback current account for your bills. There are four separate banks accounts from three banks - Natwest, RBS and Santander - offering money back when you pay your Council Tax, gas, electricity, phone and...

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The best birthday freebies and how to get them

The best birthday freebies and how to get them

Get more than £55 of free things from shops and restaurants when it's your birthday. Most of the emails I get from retailers end up unopened and unread. But, around my birthday, I'll always pay a little more attention just in case I'm being given a little gift. This...

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Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Get more than £55 of free things from shops and restaurants when it's your birthday. Most of the emails I get from retailers end up unopened and unread. But, around my birthday, I'll always pay a little more attention just in case I'm being given a little gift. This...

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How to get the best value sun cream

How to get the best value sun cream

Don’t blow your holiday budget on your mobile bill. Over four nights in New York this June I pretty much only used my phone for maps and researching places to eat and drinks, so not a huge amount. But on my return, a text message from Three informed me the cost of...

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Travel money: Find the best currency exchange rates

Travel money: Find the best currency exchange rates

Save money without sacrificing the protection you give your skin. Is a branded sun cream any better than a supermarket's own version? And what should you be thinking about other than the SPF number? I've taken a look at how to make sure you're not overspending...

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Should you use an automatic energy switching service?

Should you use an automatic energy switching service?

Here's how to get the most Euros, Dollars and more for your Pounds when you're getting travel cash for your holiday. The last time I went overseas the bulk of my spending was with my credit card (a fee-free one naturally), but from giving a tip through to buying from...

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