MoneySavingExpert News

December

Benefits to rise by less than inflation: full breakdown

The Government dealt a huge blow to benefit recipients this week by revealing a 1% rise for many

7 December 2012

£10 for dodgy call victims, as Npower fined £60,000

Consumers who received abandoned calls from big six energy provider Npower could get compensation

6 December 2012

Rail users told full extent of train fare hikes

Commuters have today been told of the full scale of train price rises that come into effect next month

6 December 2012

Consumer spending down over early Christmas period

Christmas shoppers are spending less this year as consumers tighten their belts, new research has shown

6 December 2012

Halifax: House prices 'to remain flat next year'

House prices are likely to remain steady throughout 2013, following an annual drop of 1.3% reported today

6 December 2012

Autumn Statement: Cash Isa limit to rise to £5,760

The cash Isa limit will rise to £5,760, while the overall Isa limit will rise to £11,520 next April

5 December 2012

Autumn Statement: Petrol duty rise scrapped

Motorists will get some respite from rising fuel prices, after the Chancellor announced January's fuel duty increase will be cancelled

5 December 2012

Autumn Statement: Pensions tax relief limit to drop

Chancellor George Osborne has cut the maximum amount you can save in a pension to get the full tax relief

5 December 2012

Four million tempted by payday loans, survey says

Some 8% of people surveyed by R3 said the cost of the festive season is driving them towards considering a payday loan

5 December 2012

Autumn Statement: Benefits to rise by just 1%

Chancellor George Osborne has announced a blow for benefits recipients, with handouts rising by less than the rate of inflation

5 December 2012