June 2017

Financial Conduct Authority Chief to step down

John Griffith-Jones confirms plan to leave the FCA

 
Chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), has confirmed that he will leave both organisations at the end of his term of office, on 31 March 2018. 
 

Only 20% of those at risk of crisis debt seek help

New research from the Money Advice Service has found one in six adults are at risk of crisis debt

 
With so many vulnerable to debt problems, there’s a good chance that you know someone struggling with debts. It’s not always easy to notice, but there are clues you can look out for.
 

Is car finance the next borrowing bubble?

A report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), about 80 per cent of new cars in the UK are sold on Personal Contract Purchases

 

How to protect yourself when shopping online

Stay safe when making online transactions

 
There have been a number of high-profile online security breaches and instances of  card fraud, and identity theft can be a great cause of stress.