MoneySavingExpert News

January

2,000 bookings with The Sun's '£9.50 hols' promo hit by 'technical issue'

Holidaymakers who booked trips via The Sun's '£9.50 hols' promo have been left angry and disappointed after a 'technical issue' resulted in them being told their holiday was unavailable

21 January 2020

Martin Lewis says Santander 123 is now a dead duck current account as it cuts interest and cashback

Santander will be slashing current account interest to 1% on its popular 123 account this spring, and introducing a single overdraft interest rate of 39.9%

21 January 2020

TSB to follow other banks and hike overdraft interest rate to 39.9%

TSB Classic and Classic Plus customers will be charged an interest rate of 39.9% EAR on arranged and unarranged overdrafts from 2 April

20 January 2020

Major lenders show 'little interest' in helping mortgage prisoners switch

Major mortgage lenders have shown "little desire" to help homeowners trapped on high interest rates by relaxing affordability rules, the financial watchdog has said

20 January 2020

Schools and colleges across England to start offering free sanitary products

Free period products have been made available to all state schools and colleges in England from today

20 January 2020

'My hamster ate my post': HMRC reveals most bizarre tax return excuses as deadline looms

HM Revenue & Customs has released the most "weird and wonderful" excuses it's received from taxpayers who have failed to get their self-assessment tax return in on time – with bizarre explanations such as 'I was up a mountain in Wales'

17 January 2020

Nationwide double-charges hundreds of customers for credit card repayments

Hundreds of Nationwide customers have had their monthly credit card repayment taken twice, with one family overcharged by up to £2,500, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal

16 January 2020

Many private parking firms to spare drivers hefty fines for number-plate errors

Motorists who enter the wrong number-plate details when paying for private parking tickets will in many cases no longer be 'fined' the full amount

16 January 2020

Ovo completes purchase of SSE – what it means for customers

In a major shake-up of the energy market, challenger firm Ovo has finalised the purchase of SSE – if you're an SSE customer, here's what it means for you.

15 January 2020

Stuck with your mortgage? Mortgage prisoners challenge lenders in group legal action

Stuck with your mortgage? Mortgage prisoners challenge lenders in group legal action

14 January 2020