MoneySavingExpert News

June

Tesco Clubcard customers can now use points to buy a phone

Tesco Clubcard customers can now use vouchers to buy or reduce the cost of new pay-monthly phones with Tesco Mobile

19 June 2019

Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank to rebrand as Virgin Money by the end of 2021

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank, as well as app-based bank B, will all be rebranded as Virgin Money by the end of 2021

19 June 2019

Two months of 'breathing space' for those in problem debt from 2021

People struggling with serious debt are set to be given a longer grace period of 60 days before being hit with further interest, charges and enforcement action from 2021

19 June 2019

BT Sport and TV customers to face price hikes from next month

Hundreds of thousands of BT Sport and TV customers will be hit with price hikes of up to £48/yr from next month - but if you're affected you can leave the TV part of your contract penalty-free

18 June 2019

Watchdog could be given extra powers to fine rule-breaking firms

Firms could be fined directly by the competitions watchdog if they break consumer law, under new proposals from the Government

18 June 2019

Lloyds launches new app feature to view current accounts, savings and credit cards all in one place

Lloyds Banking Group has launched an app feature that allows customers to view their current accounts, savings and credit cards all in one place – the first of its kind.

17 June 2019

Mr Motivator joins Arnie for last-chance PPI campaign

With just over two months to go until the PPI complaints deadline, the financial regulator has enlisted '90s icon Mr Motivator to join Arnold Schwarzenegger's animatronic head in urging consumers to make a claim

17 June 2019

Shell Energy pays £390,000 after price cap blunder

Shell Energy is set to refund and compensate around 9,000 customers after it was found to have overcharged on tariffs protected by energy regulator Ofgem's price cap.

14 June 2019

10,000s of Coventry Building Society customers to lose debit cards

Coventry Building Society is to withdraw debit cards from more than 30,000 customers using its MoneyManager savings accounts in September - and some will also lose overdraft facilities

14 June 2019

Curve 'all-in-one' debit card launches new cashback scheme, but is it any good?

Curve cardholders can now earn 1% cashback at over 50 major retailers, following the launch of 'Curve Cash' – which is decent on its free card, but not worth upgrading to its paid-for cards.

13 June 2019