MSE News

February

'Bored' social media users turn to MoneySavingExpert.com

It is claimed users are looking for sites with 'more purpose', such as MoneySavingExpert.com

20 February 2012

Highest monthly house asking prices rise for a decade

Sellers upped their asking prices by the highest monthly jump for ten years, says property website Rightmove

20 February 2012

Rents are back on the rise

The typical rent rose by 0.1% in January to £712 a month in England and Wales, according to LSL Property Services

17 February 2012

Could payday loans be the next mis-selling scandal?

PPI mis-selling is all over the news, but one prominent consumer lawyer thinks payday and secured loans could be next

17 February 2012

Rules to protect the vulnerable from bailiffs proposed

Vulnerable people could get better protection from bailiffs as the way they are regulated is set to be overhauled

17 February 2012

Barclays Pingit app allows mobile-to-mobile cash transfers

Barclays has launched a new app enabling people to send money using their smartphone

16 February 2012

Student loan early repayment penalty plan scrapped

Graduates who repay their student loans early will not be hit with huge penalties, following a government rethink

16 February 2012

Landline to mobile call costs could fall

Home phone users could be able to call mobiles for less following a ruling made this week on charges

16 February 2012

Unemployment hits 16-year high

The jobless figure jumped by 48,000 in the three months to December to 2.67 million, the highest since the end of 1995

15 February 2012

Supermarket mis-selling 'costs energy customers £100s'

Energy firms have been accused of mis-selling in shopping centres and supermarkets, following an undercover investigation

15 February 2012

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