[LINKS]: Articles of the week

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  • Understanding Bailiffs vs. Debt Collectors: Maxine McCreadie, a personal finance expert, highlights key differences between bailiffs and debt collectors, emphasizing the importance of knowing your rights. Read more
  • The Rise of AI in Financial Scams: A disturbing account of an AI-driven kidnapping scam demonstrates the increasing sophistication of financial fraud. Read more
  • FSB’s Caution to Italy on Bad Loans Market Overhaul: The Financial Stability Board warns Italy against proposed laws that could undermine the country’s bad loans market. Read more
  • Alarming Surge in Missed Mortgage and Credit Card Payments: Recent data shows a significant increase in missed payments, a worrying economic indicator. Read more
  • Webio’s AI-Driven Interface Launch: A new AI-driven interface by Webio promises to revolutionize customer interactions. Read more
  • British Gas Scores Low in Customer Service: British Gas falls to the bottom of the customer service ranking among energy firms. Read more
  • Increase in Credit Card Spending: A 5.7% rise in credit card spending signals changing consumer behavior. Read more
  • The Hybrid Work Dilemma: Navigating the challenges when employees prefer hybrid work but bosses insist on office presence. Read more
  • Sainsbury’s Bank Seeks Buyers: Sainsbury’s Bank is open to offers as the retailer shifts focus back to core operations. Read more
  • Canada Leads in Work-From-Home Trend: Canadians are reportedly working from home more than employees in any other country. Read more
  • Cabin Fever: A New Challenge for Remote Workers: Extended work from home leads to a rise in cabin fever and associated mental health issues. Read more
  • US Cities Struggle with Sustainable Energy Goals: Many U.S. cities are likely to miss their renewable energy targets by 2050. Read more
  • Barclays Announces More Branch Closures: Barclays continues the trend of high street banks closing more branches. Read more
  • Energy Debt Crisis Worsens for the Poor: The poorest households face a doubling of debt to energy suppliers, exacerbating the energy crisis. Read more
  • Pessimism Grows Around Financial Futures: A significant portion of adults expect their financial situation to worsen in the next 12 months. Read more
  • Scrutiny Over Potential Mis-selling of IVAs: The Insolvency Service investigates possible mis-selling of Individual Voluntary Arrangements. Read more
  • Telecoms Firms Face Pressure to Scrap Price Hikes: Telecom companies are urged to halt mid-contract price increases deemed harmful to consumers. Read more
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