Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed.
Buy-to-let millionaire who bans ‘coloured’ people faces legal action
Leasehold now the No 1 concern for UK homeowners, study finds
Taylor Wimpey compensation offer is PR con, claim victims of leasehold scandal
One in three tenants borrow money to pay rent, says Shelter
Samsung Pay launches in UK to take on Apple Pay and Google Android Pay Feature
How to be on the winning side as mortgage war hots up
Over the past five years, the number of deals for buyers with a 5% deposit has gone up by 200, according to Moneyfacts. Photograph: James Boardman/Alamy
Your £2.25m will grant you a title as well as a moat with this manor house in Newdigate, Surrey. Photograph: Andy Scott/Hamptons
In the spotlight
Any changes to the pensions triple lock could affect millions. Philip Inman
looks at the facts.
The triple lock guarantees a minimum increase in the state pension each year. Photograph: Kirsty O'Connor/PA
Dear John Lewis, all I want is my £155 refund … refunded
Trying to cancel a Vodafone account hit my chances of getting a mortgage
A mountain to climb to get Everest to resolve our window issue
I cancelled my car insurance in the cooling-off period, but was still charged Money deals
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