MoneySavingExpert News

January

Boots launches new discount scheme for Advantage card holders - here's how it stacks up

The high street retailer has brought back its 'Price Advantage' initiative that it trialled last summer, which offers up to 50% off selected products.

19 January 2022

Virgin Media offers automatic discounts to customers waiting on hold and seeking a price cut - but wait to speak to someone in person as you may be able to get a better deal

Virgin Media is offering automated discounts to cable customers put on hold who call up seeking a price cut, MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has learnt, although we've heard of users securing far better deals if they stay on the line and haggle in person.

19 January 2022

Lloyds Bank ordered to settle two-year-old Section 75 claim involving PayPal - here's how you can fight for a refund too

Lloyds Bank has been ordered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to settle a so-called 'Section 75' claim that is almost two-years old after the high-street lender tried to avoid making a payout because the items were bought via PayPal.

19 January 2022

Martin Lewis: Pay more than £10/mth on your mobile bill? You’re probably burning cash – here’s how to cut costs

Bill payers may be surprised to learn that if they’re paying more than £10 a month for their mobile phones, they may be burning through cash. That’s the message from MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) founder Martin Lewis this week as he offers tips on cutting the costs of your phone bill.

18 January 2022

Together Energy ceases trading – here's what it means for your gas and electricity

Together Energy, including its subsidiary Bristol Energy, has ceased trading. In total, the two brands have about 176,000 household customers between them. If you're affected, your supply will continue and credit balances are protected. While it's likely you'll pay more now, there are no savings to be had by switching.

18 January 2022

Martin's debt costs masterclass: Can't afford to clear your debt? You can't afford not to move it to up to 35mths at 0% saving £1,000s

So as it's January, we're in a cost of living crunch, and New Year debt bills are being received by millions, it's time for my annual interest-cutting masterclass.

18 January 2022

Motorbike insurer MCE to cancel cover for all 105,000 policyholders – what it means for you

MCE Insurance Company, which was one of the UK's biggest motorbike insurers, is to cancel all of its 105,000 remaining policies after falling into administration last year. The moves comes despite the insurer initially promising to honour existing cover until its planned end date.

18 January 2022

It's time to slay the pelican! Five easy ways to save on big bills in 2022

From 0% balance transfers to switching up your broadband, see our top five tips for saving money in 2022.

18 January 2022

Tesco's Clubcard Pay+ prepaid card gives points on spending - here's who should get it

Tesco Bank's new prepaid debit card is now available to all 20 million Clubcard holders following a series of trials last year

18 January 2022

TV licence fee to be frozen for two years - here's all you need to know

The cost of a TV licence will remain frozen for the next two years, the Government has announced. Households will not see any increase to their £159 a year bill until 1 April 2024.

17 January 2022