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Fed up with hefty booking and delivery fees? We reveal how ticket agents operate and how to avoid being scammed.

  • Telecoms giant O2 has ramped up the price of using your phone when travelling outside of Europe, with customers expected to pay up to 140% more from the end of November.

  • With the FSA highlighting the incentives which encouraged the mis-selling of PPI and endowments, tougher rules may be introduced next year. But will this be enough to deter the banks?

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    Nearly all of us either own or have owned a mobile phone at some point. But are phone providers exploiting us with their offers? Rev George Pitcher certainly thinks so.

  • Banks must stop giving their staff bonuses that encourage mis-selling and leave customers with unsuitable and expensive products, the Financial Services Authority has warned.

  • Cold callers are out to get you with their fanciful fraud schemes, so when a company rings you up offering money for nothing just put the phone down, says Donal MacIntyre.

  • Couple in restaurant

    Love doesn't have to be blind. Treat your partner this Valentine's Day without breaking the bank.

  • Moneywise TV

    Not only do broadband providers lack transparency, when it comes to contracts and internet speed, they are also getting away with offering inferior service. Moneywise's campaign is calling for an...

  • MWTV

    Most people now own a mobile phone but the tech speak some sales people use mean we don't always know what we're getting for our money.

  • MW TV

    Estimates suggest that as many as 60% of parking fines are unfairly issued. If you've been hit with an unfair ticket, follow our Moneywise TV tips to get your money back.

  • Parking tickets are the scourge of beleaguered motorist. We all get them, but what can we do to get rid of them?