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Official warning: the latest lenders you need to steer clear of

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If you’re thinking about taking out a loan, you should beware of unauthorised lenders, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

You might remember that back in December, we told you about the FCA’s warning about 15 lenders to avoid over the festive season.

Since the start of this year, they’ve issued a further 44 warnings about lenders who they believe are working without official permission or authorisation.

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Know your rights: November’s debt news

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Certainly not winter there

Don’t the months fly by? Christmas draws ever closer and it’s time for November’s changes in debt law and financial news that might affect you.

The Autumn Statement (a kind of half-term report on the state of the Budget) was revealed yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. While many are still working out the implications of what he announced, five of the main points of the Autumn Statement were:

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