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Brits not as savvy as they think when it comes to ID protection

A staggering four million people in the UK have already fallen victim to identity theft; the Experian Victims of Fraud team showed a massive (37%) year-on-year increase in the number of confirmed cases of fraud resolved in 2013 – yet, it appears that many Brits are still falling short of even the basics of online identity protection.

Signs of swifter energy switching

Switching energy supplier has begun to speed up following Ofgem’s pledge to enforce maximum 17 day transfers by the end of the year, according to price comparison service Make It Cheaper.

Travel insurance helps over 4,300 holiday makers every week

In 2013 over 4,300 holiday makers every week depend on the safety net travel insurance provides in paying for emergency medical treatment at a cost on average of £930 per claim, according to data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Investors sell out of high street banks as diversified peers become more popular

As the banks report results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, shares his views on the sector.

Rate cuts and new benefits on Buy to Let mortgages from Leeds BS

Leeds Building Society has relaunched its range of short term fixed rate Buy to Let mortgages, with rates starting from a competitive 2.65%.

Leeds Building Society offers savers 10 year bond paying 4%

Leeds Building Society has launched a long-term fixed rate monthly income bond with a best buy return of 4% (4.07% gross AER).

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