MoneySavingExpert News

April

Confused customers hit with Asos ban under new returns rules

Asos customers are reporting that their accounts have been deactivated after the online fashion giant changed its return rules last week

12 April 2019

Hurrah! Student loan accounts to be updated weekly

The amount of interest you're paying on your student loan should become clearer, and you should be less likely to overpay, after HMRC and the Student Loans Company started sharing data on a weekly basis.

11 April 2019

New energy suppliers to face tougher checks

The more stringent checks will be introduced from June

11 April 2019

Nine out of 10 train tickets to be available in paperless form

Thousands more rail passengers in Britain will soon be able to switch to cashless travel as new technology is rolled out, an industry body has announced

10 April 2019

Wales champions ‘severely mentally impaired’ £400/yr council tax discount

The Welsh government will ensure a long-standing council tax reduction is no longer hidden for people diagnosed as 'severely mentally impaired' - making it easier for some to save £100s/yr and to claim £1,000s in rebates. Martin Lewis is now pushing for changes in the rest of Great Britain

10 April 2019

'We got our dream wedding for £2k'

One MoneySaving couple pulled out all the stops to throw their dream wedding for just £2,000, including making their own flowers and using a discount card to bag 2for1 cocktails

9 April 2019

Got a prepaid Mastercard? You won't be offered rip-off currency conversions from this week

We've long warned travellers to pay in the local currency rather than pounds to avoid hideous exchange rates - and from Friday, if you've a Mastercard prepaid card you won't be offered transactions in pounds at all

8 April 2019

TSB to cut interest rate on its current account to 3%

TSB has announced it's cutting the interest rate on its Classic Plus Current Account from 5% to 3% this summer - and it's temporarily reviving its £75 switching incentive for those who refer friends and family to the bank

8 April 2019

London drivers to face new ultra low emission zone from today - check if you'll pay £12.50/day

Some drivers in central London will be hit with a new charge of £12.50/day from today, as the the ultra low emission zone has replaced the current T-Charge

8 April 2019

Three takes 100,000s of payments early in direct debits blunder

Three has apologised after taking customers' direct debits weeks early

8 April 2019