Google Photos to stop offering unlimited free storage
Google Photos will stop giving users unlimited free online storage for photos and videos from 1 June - meaning those who routinely use the service may need to start paying fees or saving photos elsewhere.
28 May 2021
Barclaycard to hike minimum payments in major credit card shake-up
Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply in January – in some cases by up to a third – as part of a major overhaul of its terms which will also see fees for withdrawing cash and busting credit limits scrapped, plus a total block on gambling
25 January 2021
Currys PC World customers have £100s wiped from gift cards after website outage
Shoppers who tried to use Currys PC World gift cards in the Black Friday sales have found their orders failed and their funds were wiped, with some left £100s out of pocket
1 December 2020
Prepaid funeral sellers face crackdown from 2022 under new rules
They will fall under the Financial Conduct Authority's remit from 2022
30 November 2020
Topshop, Miss Selfridge and Burton owner 'on brink of collapse' – what you need to know
The parent company of Topshop, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Burton and several other big high street chains says it is "working on a number of contingency options" to secure the future of its brands, amid reports that it's on the brink of collapse
30 November 2020
More UK banks to shut British expat accounts – what to do if yours is closed
At least 10 banks, building societies and credit card firms have now decided to close accounts held by Brits living abroad in Europe as a result of Brexit
27 November 2020
Utilita faces new customer ban after installing smart meters that don't always work when you switch
Energy supplier Utilita is facing a ban on taking on new customers after installing old first generation smart meters that often don't work when households switch
27 November 2020
Wedding firms warned over 'unfair' coronavirus refund policies
Several wedding firms have been warned by the competition watchdog after concerns that couples still aren't receiving fair refunds for weddings which couldn't go ahead during the coronavirus pandemic
26 November 2020
eBay shakes up seller fees and switches to direct payments – what you need to know
eBay sellers will soon be paid directly into their bank rather than into PayPal accounts. It means PayPal will no longer take a slice of your earnings, but eBay's hiking fees. We explain the full details on what's happening and who the winners and losers are
26 November 2020
Inflation shake-up delayed until 2030 – what it means for pensions, student loans and more
Pension savers could see their pots fall from 2030 as a result of a shake-up to how inflation is calculated. But rail passengers and student loan borrowers are likely to be better off
25 November 2020
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15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
Lockdown easing in England delayed by four weeks - your refund rights for group holidays, events and more14 June 2021The easing of most lockdown rules in England has been delayed until 19 July amid concern about rising coronavirus cases, though limits on guest numbers at weddings will be lifted on 21 June. We've the latest below on the lockdown rules, plus your rights to a refund for holidays and events which may be cancelled in the wake of today's announcement.
14 June 2021Including can you reschedule, what do insurers cover and will you get a refund?
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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