MSE News

April

Norwich & Peterborough to pay Keydata victims £51m

N&P has been fined £1.4m and must pay £51m to customers after it mis-sold investment products in collapsed firm Keydata

18 April 2011

Warm Front energy grant scheme open for applications

The Warm Front scheme that provides grants up to £6,000 to insulate homes has reopened but fewer households will qualify

15 April 2011

150,000 use benefits check-up tool in first two days

Tens of thousands have already checked if they're entitled to benefits just 48 hours after we launched an eligibility checker

15 April 2011

Guest comment: Should you buy an annuity?

Pensions guru Tom McPhail discusses whether retirees should use their pension pot to buy a retirement income following rule changes

15 April 2011

Third party car insurance could soon be dead

Motoring giant the AA thinks third party car insurance could be a thing of the past by the middle of the decade

15 April 2011

BBC launches huge scientific test into money management

In one of the largest-ever studies into the UK's ability to manage cash, BBC Watchdog launches the Big Money Test

14 April 2011

Spotify cuts free music benefits

Free streaming site Spotify is cutting the amount of music users can listen to as part of its 'Open' service

14 April 2011

OFT launches probe into extended warranties

The Office of Fair Trading is worried they are too expensive and there is too little competition, with action possible

14 April 2011

Treasury Committee to reopen cheques enquiry

Banks stand accused of ignoring the needs of millions of vulnerable people by pressing ahead with plans to phase out cheques

14 April 2011

Offset mortgage costs are down but are they best?

The drop has prompted some experts to suggest offset mortgages are a good option for homeowners who want a decent savings rate

13 April 2011

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