MoneySavingExpert News

January

Claim PPI now as banks call for deadline

Banks have asked the regulator to set a deadline on PPI mis-selling claims, a proposition we strongly oppose

16 January 2013

Blockbuster latest to go into administration: Your rights

We explain whether Blockbuster gift cards are still valid and what happens with faulty and undelivered goods

16 January 2013

HMV administration Q&A: gift card, refund and job rights

This is a full HMV Q&A, including whether gift vouchers or returns will be accepted, and the rights of its staff

15 January 2013

Last chance to apply for Warm Front energy scheme

Vulnerable households in England have just a few days to apply for help to insulate their homes

15 January 2013

PPI compensation total tops £8 billion

Victims of payment protection insurance mis-selling were paid a total of £411 million in November last year

15 January 2013

Inflation pushed up by rising fuel bills

The Retail Prices Index, which includes housing costs, rose to 3.1% in December, up from 3% in November

15 January 2013

Hurry to avoid a £100 self assessment tax fine

Over a million taxpayers risk a £100 fine for filing their self assessment tax return late, so act soon

14 January 2013

BT app to cut mobile costs abroad

The BT SmartTalk app routes calls via the web but charges as if users are on their landline

14 January 2013

Government outlines flat-rate state pension

The Coalition's proposals include plans to introduce a single flat-rate state pension for new pensioners from 2017

14 January 2013

Pensioners' energy bills 'doubled since 2005'

The average annual spend on energy bills for over-65s soared to £1,355.90 last year, compared with £668.98 in 2005

11 January 2013