MSE News

2013

Government 'wants big six energy firms to hold prices'

The big six energy firms are being urged by the Government to hold prices until the middle of 2015

29 November 2013

MSE backs schools scheme – are your kids being taught to Get Money Smart?

Free posters and teaching materials are being sent to every school in England to encourage financial education

28 November 2013

Funding for Lending scheme scrapped for homebuyers

The Bank of England scraps its Funding for Lending scheme for homebuyers, now the property market is on the up

28 November 2013

Water firm United Utilities to peg back price hike

Water group United Utilities has announced a £20 million 'special discount' to scale back next year's planned price

27 November 2013

Would you lock savings away for 10 years to bag a 4% interest rate?

Leeds Building Society has launched a 10-year fixed rate bond for those looking to make a monthly income from savings

26 November 2013

Price comparison websites to be probed by watchdog

The Financial Conduct Authority is to investigate price comparison websites to see if consumers get the best deals

25 November 2013

Finally! Government to cap costs of payday loans

George Osborne has today announced a cap on the costs of controversial payday loans

25 November 2013

Government sells £900m of 1990s student loans

About 250,000 mortgage-style student loans have been sold to a debt management firm by the Government

25 November 2013

UK-wide credit union launches with table-topping savings rates

A new credit union, My Community Bank, has launched today offering table topping savings rates

25 November 2013

Petrol prices at lowest since 2011, AA says

The AA says unleaded petrol prices fell from 132.16p/litre to 130.44p/litre from mid-October to mid-November

22 November 2013

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