payments

Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams...

Posted on Mar 18 2016 by
Less than two fifths of over-50s are wary about potential scams targeting newly freed pensions. As pre-retirement over-50s start to think about how they will take advantage of the new pension freedoms, they may be leaving...

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Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud anal...

Posted on Mar 07 2016 by
Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of homes in a neighbourhood, near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. But...

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Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to fending...

Posted on Feb 29 2016 by
Card fraud is on the rise. In January 2015, the credit card fraud rate stood at 36 in every 10,000 applications, but increased rapidly during the course of the following 12 months. Right now it stands at around 50 in every...

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Spotting fraud at postcode level...

Posted on Feb 23 2016 by
ID theft continues to be a nationwide challenge affecting consumers from all parts of Britain. The inner-cities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow, continue to be particularly vulnerable. Isolated pockets of fraud...

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Aviva detected fraud on 2,200 new commercial motor policies ...

Posted on Feb 18 2016 by
Aviva detected policy fraud on almost 2,200 commercial motor policies in 2015, the leading insurer has revealed. The extent of front-end fraud in the commercial motor space comes as Aviva announces it is now screening all...

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Renewed surge in current account fraud...

Posted on Feb 10 2016 by
Current account fraud surged again in 2015, as new figures show it continues to be the most targeted financial product. Detected fraud rates for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications...

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Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectatio...

Posted on Feb 08 2016 by
The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard and save carefully to get there. Our research into this key segment of 18 to 34 year-olds, highlights their determination to lay down the...

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Nature versus nurture when it comes to adopting the best fin...

Posted on Feb 05 2016 by
Britain's Millennial generation of 18 to 34-year-olds has learnt from their parents and are determined to adopt the best money habits when it comes to their finances - despite little or no formal cash management training, it has...

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Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parent...

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by
Many from the Millennial generation have learnt from their parents' mistakes when it comes to their finances, it has emerged. New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of...

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