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Foil-lined wallet 'cuts fraud risk'
Putting a contactless payment card in a foil-lined wallet should prevent it being “read” by accident or fraud, researchers at Which? suggest. Source: BBC Your Money
Tax windfall from pension changes
Changes to the pension system – allowing people to cash in their savings – will provide an extra tax windfall, research suggests. Source: BBC Your Money
UK rents 'most expensive in Europe'
Rental costs in the UK are the highest in Europe, research suggests, while homeowners are benefiting from cheap mortgage deals. Source: BBC Your Money
Online reviews 'used as blackmail'
Businesses are ambushing rivals with fake reviews and customers are reportedly using the threat of online criticism to win discounts, research finds. Source: BBC Your Money
Faulty goods 'cause 12,000 fires'
Malfunctioning household appliances caused almost 12,000 fires in Britain in just over three years, research by consumer group Which? finds. Source: BBC Your Money
Overdrafts 'stop bank switching'
Many bank customers with an overdraft mistakenly believe they are locked out of switching their current account provider, research finds. Source: BBC Your Money