Avro Energy banned from taking on new customers
Small energy firm Avro Energy has been banned from taking on new customers because it hasn't joined the national smart meter network
18 June 2019
Letting fees banned in England – your new rights
Landlords and letting agents in England won't be able to charge tenants letting fees from Saturday 1 June. If you're a renter, here are your new rights and what you still need to pay - plus what to do if you're charged an illegal fee
1 June 2019
Monzo apologises for bank transfer problems
The app-based bank is investigating a problem which is delaying bank transfers, or causing them to fail
31 May 2019
Barclaycard customers sent credit cards which don't work
Barclaycard customers have been left in the lurch after the firm sent out a malfunctioning batch of credit cards, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
30 May 2019
Netflix hikes UK prices by up to £24/yr
Streaming heavyweight Netflix has raised its prices by up to £24/year
30 May 2019
Bulb customers left with faulty smart meter displays
Smart meters installed by renewable-energy supplier Bulb have been showing customers incorrect figures for their consumption
30 May 2019
The Help to Buy calendar lottery – how buying a home on the 'wrong' day can cost you £1,000s
A bizarre quirk of the Help to Buy home buyers' scheme could end up costing you - or saving you - up to £5,000, depending on which month your purchase falls
30 May 2019
Energy firms hit with fines of over £800,000 for breaking competition law
Three energy companies have been slapped with £870,000 in combined fines by the industry regulator
30 May 2019
Martin Lewis: The Augar report heralds the end of student 'loans'
The student finance system has long been broken. Today the Government-commissioned Augar report on further and higher education is released, including detailed recommendations to change student finance in England. During the consultation process, I twice met Philip Augar to push for fairness and transparency in the system, and MSE’s Campaigns team submitted a formal response
30 May 2019
'We reclaimed £175,000 with MSE's help' – is this the biggest ever PPI payout?
A retired couple have paid off their mortgage and all of their debts after receiving an astonishing £175,000 for mis-sold PPI
28 May 2019
8 travel-money must-knows
Don't overpay to pay (ole!)
Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
New. Cheapest ever loans at 2.7%
If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
2for1 theme parks and attractions
Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and more
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Shoppers unhappy as supermarket comparison site Trolley could be forced to close - here's what's happening28 June 2022Supermarket price comparison site Trolley is on the brink of shutting down over licensing issues. If it closes, hundreds of thousands of users will no longer be able to use it to save money when grocery shopping - here's what's happening.
28 June 2022Netflix has confirmed it will introduce a cheaper subscription plan for its users that includes adverts. We don't have all the details yet but here's what we do know.
BT, Sky, Virgin, Vodafone and others pledge to help broadband and mobile customers struggling with bills28 June 2022The UK's biggest broadband and mobile providers – BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media O2, and Vodafone – have agreed to a set of measures aimed to ensure customers struggling to pay their bills during the cost of living crisis don't get cut off from essential services.
Struggling with energy bills but don't get the £150 council tax help? Check our council-by-council list to see if you're due further support28 June 2022If you weren't eligible for the £150 council tax rebate to help with the cost of living but are struggling to pay your energy bills, you may be entitled to a one-off cash payment. We've trawled the websites of every UK council to see which ones have released their eligibility criteria for the money, and so check below.
Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package – plus more info on today's announcement28 June 2022Martin puts his, MSE users' and his social media followers' questions to Rishi Sunak following today's announcement of a new cost of living crisis support package.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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