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Rights for widows in intestacy revamp

Estates without a will are to be divided differently

Royal Mint launches online gold trading

Secure storage will cost 1.2 per cent annually

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How to cope with serious illness

Cover can help with costs and loss of income

Online banking fraud soars

Crooks switch to ‘phishing’ and cold calls

Scotland after the vote: pensions

More generous state payments promised

Competition does not always or necessarily work out well for bank consumers
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Current account switching up 19%

Seven-day service drives year-on-year increase

Yorkshire Bank hit by IT glitch

NAB unit suffers another computer problem

Elderly insolvencies rise despite overall decline

Lower income and higher costs weigh on pensioners’ finances

Yorkshire and Clydesdale overhaul charges

Banks are latest to switch to fixed overdraft fees

Cash Isa subscriptions down 5%

Flows into stocks and shares up 12 per cent in 2013-14

HSBC switches customers to new account

Bank converts packaged deal into fee-free account

Banks simplify overdraft terms

Flat daily fees for overdrafts becoming common

Challenger banks on the charge

Newcomers have so far failed to dent Big Four’s share

Leeds axes 10-year bond

‘Unique’ product closed after less than a month

Millions face punitive pension exit fees

Government urged to protect savers “trapped” in older schemes

Mobile payments to India launched

Barclays unveils money transfer service for UK bank customers

First ‘simple product’ hallmark awarded

Savings product providers apply for seal of approval after review

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