MSE News

November

Another blow for savers as M&S Bank cuts its 5% rate – are regular savings still worth it?

Today marks another blow for savers, as M&S Bank becomes the latest firm to slash rates on its market-leading regular savings account from 5% AER to 2.75% AER

15 November 2019

Best-buy mortgage rate drops below 1% for first time in a year

A new best-buy mortgage offers a sub-1% rate for the first time since November 2018. Halifax's new 0.98% mortgage won't be for everyone – especially as it requires a 40% deposit and is only for homemovers – but it's the latest sign that mortgages are getting cheaper. So check now if you can save £1,000s on your mortgage.

15 November 2019

Victims of bank transfer scams could be left unprotected from 1 Jan

Banks can't agree how to refund blameless bank transfer victims, it has emerged

15 November 2019

'I got a PPI reclaim of 2p' – is this the smallest reclaim ever?

A MoneySaver has been sent what could be the lowest-ever PPI payout – for a grand total of 2p.

15 November 2019

National insurance number delays hit 16-year-olds trying to beat Help to Buy ISA deadline

Some 16-year-olds are struggling to open a Help to Buy ISA before the deadline at the end of this month because they haven't yet received their NI numbers

14 November 2019

Got a Mothercare gift card? Today is the final day they can be spent

Mothercare will stop accepting gift cards at the end of the day - if you've got any, use them NOW

13 November 2019

NatWest and RBS to scrap bills cashback – what you need to know

About 1.7 million NatWest and RBS Reward customers will stop earning cashback on their bills from February

12 November 2019

Are you getting the real living wage? 210,000 are to get pay rise as it increases

More than 210,000 workers are set to receive a pay rise after an increase to the 'real living wage' was announced

11 November 2019

Santander to close Help to Buy ISA applications early

Santander's Help to Buy ISAs will only be available to open until 28 November - two days before the official deadline

8 November 2019

Mothercare goes into administration – what you need to know

Mothercare has fallen into administration, putting about 2,500 jobs at risk

8 November 2019

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