MoneySavingExpert News

March

Better-off switch to value brands

Many above-average income earners have been forced to switch to buying value or own-label brands to make ends meet

16 March 2012

Cineworld first big cinema chain to axe payment charges

Filmgoers in England and Wales will no longer be charged card fees when buying cinema tickets at Cineworld

16 March 2012

Rents fell in February

The rush by first-time buyers to beat a stamp duty holiday deadline has triggered a short-term dip in rents

16 March 2012

Rent payments to go on your credit file

Missed rent payments could cost you a mortgage, loan, credit card, or indeed a new tenancy agreement

15 March 2012

Energy blow as Ovo raises prices

The hike bucks the trend of recent drops and fuels fears more hard-pressed households may be hit in the pocket again

15 March 2012

Will the energy big guns follow Ovo's price rise?

Ovo has bucked the trend of falling gas and electric prices by announcing up to 90,000 of its customers face rises

15 March 2012

Government pensions scheme 'too complex'

The scheme where millions will be automatically placed in a pension needs to change to be a success, say MPs

15 March 2012

Cash Isa transfers slowly getting quicker

Cash Isa transfer times have shortened following action by the OFT, though they still take over two weeks

14 March 2012

Consumers risk being sold wrong products, says FSA report

Consumers searching for the best deals face a 'major risk' of being sold financial products they do not need

14 March 2012

House price decline softens, surveyors say

House prices fell in February, a report said today, but at the slowest rate in 18 months as sales continue to rise

13 March 2012