MoneySavingExpert News

February

Police called over Tesco Clubcard fraud fears: Check your account now

Clubcard users should check accounts after MoneySavers report hundreds of pounds worth of vouchers being stolen

18 February 2013

Rents slip as more first time buyers get mortgages

Private rents dropped for the third consecutive month in January as increased mortgage availability eased pressure

15 February 2013

Petrol price rockets 5p/litre in a month

The average petrol price is now 137.08p a litre compared with 132.01p in the second week of January, says the AA

15 February 2013

Flower firm fails lovers on Valentine's Day

Arena Flowers has admitted red roses it promised to deliver today will not turn up on time

14 February 2013

OFT wants crackdown on surprise letting charges

The regulator is calling for a number of changes to be made to make sure tenants and landlords aren't ripped off

14 February 2013

Santander customer service improves, as Bank of Scotland sinks

Santander has shaken off the unwanted noose of being the worst bank for service, replaced by Bank of Scotland & Halifax

13 February 2013

Banks not giving adequate investment advice, says FSA

One in four investors are not receiving good enough advice from their bank, a mystery shopping review by the FSA shows

13 February 2013

On O2? Beware what you say, someone could be listening

Some O2 mobile users have complained of being connected to other people's calls over the past few days

13 February 2013

Dearer drinks send inflation up

RPI rose to 3.3% last month, largely due to rising alcohol prices, the Office of National Statistics announced today

12 February 2013

Government unveils £75,000 care bill cap

Bills for long-term care in old age are to be capped at £75,000 in England, the Government has announced

12 February 2013