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Warning – some hotel comparison sites highlight 'deals' costing 20% more than the cheapest

Two major price comparison sites highlight hotel deals to customers that they know can be beaten by other booking sites, a investigation has found

12 December 2019

Regulator approves sale of SSE energy business to Ovo

The competition watchdog has approved the sale of big six energy supplier SSE's household energy business to Ovo Energy, meaning 3.5 million SSE customers are set to be moved over to Ovo after January 2020

10 December 2019

Revealed: The NEW best time to buy car insurance to get the cheapest deals

Getting car insurance quotes 20 to 26 days before the policy is due to start is likely to get the cheapest price from a comparison site, saving up to 40%, an MSE investigation reveals

10 December 2019

Payday lender PiggyBank sinks into administration

Payday loan provider PiggyBank has collapsed into administration and will no longer be offering new loans

10 December 2019

Election 2019: The MSE Leaders' Debate

It's the biggest consumer decision most will make in 2019. While it's important to factor everything in, voting to choose who should govern has a big impact on the pound in your pocket, and everyone else's too.

10 December 2019

100,000s of Help to Buy ISAs opened in week before deadline – here's what to do if you missed out

Over 40% of Nationwide's Help to Buy ISA accounts were opened in the final week before the deadline, as a last-minute rush saw over 300,000 applications at the building society alone - but if you missed out, you can still boost your savings with a Lifetime ISA

9 December 2019

Tesco Clubcard customers left unable to use points to get railcards

A "technical issue" has left Tesco Clubcard customers unable to use their reward points to purchase railcard products

6 December 2019

One in three Thomas Cook refund claims still to be paid

Around one in three of the first set of Thomas Cook customers to claim refunds after the holiday firm collapsed will not be paid within the aviation regulator's 60-day target

6 December 2019

First Direct and M&S Bank follow HSBC in hiking overdraft fees from March

First Direct and M&S Bank customers have been told their arranged overdraft interest rates will be more than doubled to 39.9% from next year

5 December 2019

Minimum top-up for most British Gas prepay customers to rise to £5

The minimum amount British Gas customers with prepayment meters can top up is set to increase from £1 now to £5 from 1 January. This comes as part of the energy giant's change to using Payzone terminals for its customers to top up

5 December 2019