MoneySavingExpert News

July

Watchdog mulls probe into stingy savings accounts

Banks that pay ultra-low interest rates on savings accounts because customers don't switch may face a crackdown

8 July 2014

Student Loans Company must stop 'misleading' debt collection tactics, Government says

A Government minister has told the Student Loans Company not to use 'misleading tactics' to collect debt

8 July 2014

Should you call your bank before going abroad?

When you use your card to make purchases abroad, it can mean you display an abnormal spending pattern

8 July 2014

'Stigma' stops payday loan complaints, Ombudsman says

Complaints about payday lenders have more than doubled in the last two years but the 'stigma's' holding others back

8 July 2014

Five arrested in copycat website crackdown

A clampdown on online hoaxers who con people out of money via faked copycat Government websites has led to five arrests

7 July 2014

British Gas pays out after mis-selling Sainsbury's Energy deals

Over 4,000 British Gas customers have received compensation after British Gas admitted mis-selling energy

4 July 2014

No more cash fares on London buses from Sunday

You'll need an Oyster card or contactless card to travel on London's buses from Sunday as cash fares are being axed

4 July 2014

Banking trio used dubious 'legal' tactics to pressure indebted customers

HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS are the latest firms caught using dubious 'legal' tactics to get people to pay debts

4 July 2014

300,000 graduates sent fake debt collection firm letters by Student Loans Company

The Student Loans Company's letter purports to be from a debt recovery firm called

4 July 2014

Got a Santander credit card? Check you haven’t been double-charged

If you've a Santander credit card, check your statement as you may have been charged twice when paying by debit card

3 July 2014