Give all primary school children a financial education, MPs urge
All children across the UK should be taught basic money skills in primary school by 2030, a cross-party group of MPs have said in a new report published today.
7 July 2021
TalkTalk broadband customers face £30/yr bill hike despite some being on a 'fixed' tariff – your rights
TalkTalk is hiking prices for certain customers on its Fibre 35 and Fibre 65 broadband plans from today. But you don't have to accept the increases.
6 July 2021
Igloo Energy to hike prices by 12% from August – but it's still among the cheaper players on the market
Around 180,000 Igloo Energy customers will see their gas and electricity bills rise by £111/yr from August, the energy provider has revealed. But most could beat the hikes and save £100+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.
6 July 2021
O2 to hike the cost of out-of-bundle services, calls and texts from August
O2 mobile customers who send text messages outside of their standard allowance will see prices hiked from 2 August. The cost of calling service numbers is also set to increase. Some affected customers may be able to leave penalty-free as a result though - we've full details below.
2 July 2021
Electrical appliances should be cheaper to run and last longer under new rules
Electrical appliances, including fridges, washing machines and televisions, are expected to be cheaper to run, easier to repair and last longer under new rules which come into force from today.
1 July 2021
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Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Watch Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com's (MSE), Q&A interview with the Chancellor of the Exchequer below. Martin put his, MSE users’ and Martin’s social media followers’ questions to Rishi Sunak MP following today’s cost of living crisis support package announcement.
Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
Mis-sold an Amigo loan? Redress could soon be on its way after High Court approves complaints scheme23 May 2022A compensation plan put forward by Amigo Loans to return at least £112 million to borrowers it wrongly mis-sold high-interest loans to has today (23 May) been approved by the High Court. The move is a significant win for borrowers and follows a previous proposal that was rejected by the Court.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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