MoneySavingExpert News

April

Nationwide to slash FlexDirect interest – but newbies still have three weeks to grab 5% for a year

Nationwide is to cut the interest on its popular FlexDirect current account from 5% to 2% AER in May

6 April 2020

Foreign Office extends warning against all non-essential travel 'indefinitely' – what it means for you

The Foreign Office has extended its advisory against non-essential travel anywhere outside the UK indefinitely due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

6 April 2020

'Unprecedented' help on overdrafts and credit cards planned for those hit by coronavirus

The financial regulator says it will ask firms to offer payment freezes on credit cards and loans and charge no interest on overdrafts of up to £500 for three months, to help customers who have been hit financially by the coronavirus pandemic

2 April 2020

Energy prices drop as new price cap hits – but most will still overpay by £100s/yr

Millions of customers stuck on expensive standard tariffs should start to see lower energy bills this week as the regulator's new price cap kicks in

1 April 2020