MSE News

February

17,000 hit with incorrect late tax return fines by HMRC

Many taxpayers who filed a self assessment return on time have been wrongly threatened with a £100 fine

29 February 2012

40,000 Halifax mortgage holders at risk of payment hike

Borrowers face the threat of higher mortgage costs after Halifax raised a cap for some on a standard variable mortgage

29 February 2012

Open University payment with Tesco Clubcard points to end

Consumers hoping to use Tesco Rewards to fund study at The Open University should apply soon as the scheme ends in July

28 February 2012

Banks wrongly reject PPI complaints, despite admitting mis-selling

Numerous providers wrongly reject payment protection insurance complaints, despite banks putting billions aside to pay claims

28 February 2012

Proof Halifax and Lloyds TSB advertised 'life-long' pet insurance before axing cover

MoneySavingExpert.com today provides evidence Halifax and Lloyds TSB sold pet insurance policies promising

27 February 2012

Barclaycard to pay missing 11% cashback in March

Barclaycard has apologised after customers who took out a credit card offer that was supposed to net them £100 in February failed to pay out

27 February 2012

200,000 face flood insurance battle

Up to 200,000 homes could struggle to get insurance against flooding next year, say council leaders

27 February 2012

Fans overpay on ticket website, Channel 4 investigation claims

Channel 4's Dispatches claims the majority of tickets offered for sale on website Viagogo are not from fans

24 February 2012

Junior Isas: should parents choose cash or shares?

Parents can choose cash or gamble on the markets with an equity Isa. John Chapman, TQ Invest MD, explains the options

24 February 2012

OFT to investigate payday loan market

The controversial payday lending market will fall under the microscope of an Office of Fair Trading investigation, the watchdog said this morning

24 February 2012

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