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Payment holidays may hurt mortgage application chances via the back door

New information uncovered by indicates taking a payment holiday on your mortgage or other forms of credit could have an impact on future credit applications despite promises that credit scores won't be affected

14 May 2020

Lucky Saga car insurance customers benefit from pricing error

One MoneySaver has told how he bagged Saga car insurance for just £70 a year as part of a pricing error which affected hundreds of customers last week

13 May 2020

Marcus and Saga cut easy-access rates AGAIN – should you switch?

Marcus has dropped its rate to 1.05% and Saga to 1%. For both it's the second drop in a month

13 May 2020

Government furlough scheme extended until October

The Government's furlough scheme will be extended to the end of October, the Chancellor has announced

12 May 2020

O2 and Virgin Media set to merge

Mobile phone operator O2 and broadband giant Virgin Media are planning to merge and create one of the UK's largest telecoms firms

7 May 2020

Hundreds left baffled after being rejected by HMRC's self-employed support scheme tool

Hundreds of people have told MSE that they have been rejected by HMRC's eligibility tool for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, despite believing they fit the eligibility criteria

6 May 2020

London Capital & Finance investors to start getting decisions on compensation claims this month

Investors who lost £1,000s with the collapsed bond firm London Capital & Finance (LCF) will start hearing whether they're eligible for compensation for claims related to misleading advice later this month

5 May 2020

Nearly a quarter of employees now paid via furlough scheme

Nearly a quarter of UK jobs are now being paid for by the Government's furlough scheme

5 May 2020

LV offers car insurance refunds of up to £50 – but only to those hit hardest by coronavirus

Insurer LV is giving its customers with car and motorbike policies the chance to claim a refund of between £20 and £50

1 May 2020

NatWest pulls the plug on app-only bank account Bó

NatWest's app-only bank account Bó is to shut down – less than six months after it launched.

1 May 2020