MSE News

October

Disability and carer's allowance claimaints to suffer as inflation falls

Disability and carers benefits are likely to rise by just 1.2% next April after inflation figures fell to a 5-year low

15 October 2014

'I got £23k back under Section 75 after paying just £200 on credit card'

A savvy couple avoided losing more than £23,000 of their retirement savings after following MSE’s tips on Section 75

14 October 2014

Over-55s get green light to use their pension like a bank account

People will be able to take a series of series of lump sums from their pension fund instead of just one from April 2015

14 October 2014

Nectar points cut in half at Sainsbury's and points for bag reuse scrapped

From 11 April 2015, Nectar card holders will earn only one point for every £1 spent at Sainsbury's

14 October 2014

Savers told to look elsewhere as Intelligent Finance cuts ISA rates

Anyone who has (N)ISA savings with Intelligent Finance should consider moving their cash as it cut interest rates today

13 October 2014

Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco to cut petrol prices by up to 2p/litre tomorrow

Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco will cut diesel prices by up to 2p/litre and unleaded by up to 1p/litre from tomorrow

13 October 2014

Scotland scraps 'slab' stamp duty system in favour of proportional rates

Home buyers in Scotland no longer face huge tax hikes if they buy a property that goes just over a stamp duty threshold

10 October 2014

Planning on getting a TSB current account? Do it now if you want to open four

Anyone thinking of getting TSB's current account should do it this weekend if they want to open four accounts

10 October 2014

The CPP redress scheme was a failure as £850m went unclaimed

MoneySavingExpert.com is urging the FCA to allow victims of CPP mis-selling to reclaim their cash again

10 October 2014

Payday loan firms to be forced onto comparison sites

Payday lenders will be forced to provide details of their products on comparison websites, under proposals from the CMA

9 October 2014

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