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Half of British adults at risk of financial shock says FCA

Today

FCA chief Andrew Bailey said 15 million workers were failing to save into a private pension, despite the surge in adoption of employer schemes delivered since auto-enrolment kicked in.

MARKETS LIVE: London shares shoot higher 

Today

In focus today will be UK unemployment and earnings, the latter likely most important following yesterday’s UK inflation foray back above 3 per cent.

Some Dartford Crossing fines can reach hundreds of pounds

Today

Earlier in the year, I wrote about an Essex resident who was handed a £190 fine for one £2.50 crossing at Dartford, which she thought had been paid for.

How children are learning about finance

Today

Kirton Primary School in Boston, Lincolnshire, started its own currency called Kirts, with which Darcie, six, bought a bow for her hair.

Shell to open its first electric car charge points in UK

Today

Shell is opening charging points at its petrol stations in Holloway (London), Whyteleafe (Surrey) and Derby. A further seven more will open in London and Reading by the end of the year.

Could I be paying a financial adviser I don't see anymore?

Today

A friend recently told me that I could still be paying money on my investments to a financial adviser I haven't seen in years. Is this true?

How to invest in the quest for a cure for cance

Today

Medical researchers, drugs companies and technology firms are ploughing billions of pounds into the quest to beat cancer. We reveal how investors can back this.

London's property market drags Foxtons revenues lower

Today

The company said performance in its lettings arms was ‘resilient’, but it was not enough to offset a ‘downward pressure on rents’ - plus sales commissions fell.

First Utility offers cheaper energy but with smart meter

Today

I was shopping around on a comparison website for a new energy deal - and found First Utility was offering a cheaper tariff, but only if I get a smart meter installed. Can it do this?

Volvo's spin-off performance brand unveils the Polestar 1

Today

The sporty new Polestar 1 GT unveiled in Shanghai will form a halo for the new stand-alone Polestar brand being spun off by the Swedish car-maker which is owned by China’s Geely.

Flybe shares dive after it issues another profit warning 

Today

The regional airline, which already warned over profits earlier this year, said it now expected adjusted profits before tax for its first half to be in the range of £5million to £10million.

Why fingerprints can never replace bank passwords

Today

Millions of older people, manual labourers and cancer sufferers could be unable to use their fingerprints to log in to online bank accounts, Money Mail can reveal.

Thousands of pensioners turning to equity release

Today

The number of retirees aged 75 to 84 taking out so-called equity release loans shot up 48 per cent in the past year. Figures show 3,400 homeowners took these in the first six months of the year.

Major squeeze on wages is confirmed

Today

Today's monthly update on unemployment revealed the number of people in work has risen again to 32.1million. The unemployment rate was just 4.3 per cent.

DAN HYDE: There should be a clampdown on auto harassment

Today

It may seem like tedious admin work to the fat cats running these firms, but the consequences of this scattergun approach to debt collection can be devastating.

Greedy home insurers use tax rises to hike cover by 50%

Today

Customers are routinely being sent insurance renewal letters that fail to give any reason for the hikes, except for the increasing cost of Government policies.

ASK TONY: M&S jeans turned my £2,500 sofa blue

Today

We are in dispute with Marks & Spencer over the transfer of colour from a pair of men's jeans, which has ruined one of our £2,500 settees, also purchased from M&S.

Double whammy as prices soar while rates stay at 0.25%

Today

Inflation jumped to 3 per cent in September, its highest since April 2012. The rate you can earn on savings has edged up slightly, but by far less than the rise in the cost of living.

New pensions comparison tool to help savers get best deal

Today

Last week, we revealed that savers who failed to shop around for the best deals face losing as much as £13,500 from a £100,000 pot over the course of their retirement.

Here's how to fight the plague of debt collectors

Today

When Stuart and Carol Corkett received a £525 gas bill they immediately knew something was wrong. British Gas had used the meter for their neighbour's house, which is 6ft away.