MoneySavingExpert News

June

Sweeping proposals designed to help people on to the property ladder announced by the Prime Minister – here's what you need to know

Sweeping changes designed to get more people onto the property ladder, have been announced by the Prime Minister today (9 June).

9 June 2022

Two in five borrow from credit cards, overdrafts or family and friends to pay off buy now, pay later purchases

More than half of 18 to 34-year-olds are borrowing money to help pay off their buy now, pay later debt (BNPL), according to research from charity Citizens Advice. If you're struggling to pay what you owe, we've things to try to see if they help.

8 June 2022

Low income households in Scotland to get £50 annual payment towards winter energy bills - here's all you need to know

Some 400,000 households in Scotland will receive an annual payment of £50 to help them towards winter heating costs. The Low-Income Winter Heating Assistance will replace the Cold Weather Payment of £25.

8 June 2022

Chased by debt firms for British Gas and E.on bills you don't owe? Here's step-by-step help on how to get 'em off your back

Hundreds of people say they've been wrongly sent letters by a debt collector on behalf of energy firms including British Gas and E.on.

7 June 2022

HSBC cuts branch opening hours as it makes Covid timetable permanent - here's what it means for you

HSBC has today (1 June) made its temporary Covid-19 opening hours permanent across its UK branch network. The move means a cut to some hours based on their pre-Covid levels.

1 June 2022

Santander customers hit by payment delays - here's what you need to know

Santander has admitted that customers may face delays to certain payments going in and out of their bank accounts today (1 June) due to a technical problem. However, the bank says it will reimburse any associated fees or charges incurred as a result.

1 June 2022

Accessing your pension for the first time or transferring it? You'll now be offered a free Pension Wise guidance session

If you’re aged 55 or over and have a UK-based workplace or private pension pot that you've paid into that you want to access for the first time or transfer elsewhere, you must now be offered guidance from the free impartial Government service, Pension Wise.

1 June 2022