MSE News

January

Guest comment: How the financial regulator's tackled contactless card fraud

The FCA’s Christopher Woolard gives an update on the regulator’s work to protect consumers from contactless card fraud - and what you can do if you think you’ve been targeted

29 January 2019

Will your travel insurer cover your holiday against Brexit flight disruption?

Holidaymakers with travel insurance policies from at least seven major firms may not be covered for hotel, car hire and other costs if they have to cancel their trip because of Brexit-related flight disruption, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal. If you're worried, check your policy now - and if you do want cover for disruption, you need to sort it now or risk not being able to get it.

29 January 2019

Some pension scam victims lose more than £1 million to fraudsters

Some victims of pension scams have lost more than £1 million in savings each to fraudsters, new statistics have revealed

28 January 2019

Morrisons trials 15p plastic bag charge

Morrisons is raising the price of a reusable plastic bag from 10p to 15p and introducing a 20p reusable paper bag, as part of an eight-week trial across eight stores

28 January 2019

Credit applications hit by Experian problems

Major banks are reporting that their applications are being affected by Experian problems

26 January 2019

Small energy supplier Our Power stops trading

Our Power, an energy supplier with about 38,000 domestic customers, has stopped trading

25 January 2019

'I was charged £700 extra using contactless on the tube' – don't be caught out

A London commuter was shocked to find she'd overpaid by more than £700 for her year's travel after tapping in and out using the same debit card on different devices. If you use Apple Pay or another mobile payment device on the underground or trains in London, make sure you don't get caught out

25 January 2019

Applied for an HSBC product on Wednesday? Check you weren't wrongly declined

Some applicants who applied for HSBC credit cards, mortgages or loans yesterday were wrongly rejected due to problems with credit checks - if you made an application, here's what you need to know

24 January 2019

New housing complaints service to help tenants and homeowners escalate their disputes

A new single complaints service for renters and homeowners in England is to be launched, in a step forward for MoneySavingExpert's campaign for reform - but there's still more to be done

24 January 2019

Feeling the chill? Check if you're eligible for winter fuel help incl £140 warm home discount

Pensioners and people on certain benefits can get £100s off their winter energy bills

24 January 2019

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