Ryanair passenger wins cash back in court after being denied refund for Covid disruption - how you can try to get your money back too
A MoneySaver has been awarded over £400 by the small claims court after successfully arguing he should have been given a refund for a Ryanair flight he didn't take due to Government advice not to travel during the Covid-19 pandemic.
26 January 2023
Second cost of living payment to be paid from today – here's who qualifies, how much you'll get and if you need to apply
Millions of the UK's poorest households will start to receive the second half of their £650 cost of living payment from Tuesday 8 November.
8 November 2022
£150 cost of living disability payment STILL delayed for some, Government admits - though most have now been paid
Additional £150 cost-of-living payments for those with disabilities were due to start on 20 September, but over six weeks later some people are still waiting to be paid. The Government insists the vast majority of the six million due the payment have received it and has said that those still waiting should be paid by the end of this week (by 14 November).
7 November 2022
Family Building Society launches two-year fixed savings account that tracks the base rate – here's how it works and how it compares
Family Building Society has unveiled a two-year fixed savings account that tracks the base rate. The launch comes as the market braces for further interest rate rises from the Bank of England as the central bank attempts to curb rising inflation.
4 November 2022
Four more 'banking hubs' to open in a bid to boost access to cash as high street branches close – here's a full list of the 27 planned hubs
The hubs will operate in a similar way to bank branches, but their services are shared, with banks providing staff on rotation so that trained specialists from different banks are available on different days.
2 November 2022
Sainsbury's Bank slashes Nectar points earned on credit card spending from 1 November - here's what's happening
Sainsbury's shoppers who use its credit card to earn Nectar points will soon get less bang for their buck. From 1 November, the supermarket will slash the number of Nectar points card users can earn when spending at the retailer.
24 October 2022
Sky Stream launches today, letting you watch Sky TV without a satellite dish – here's how the new service compares
You can now get access to Sky TV, plus Netflix and other channels, without the need for a satellite dish.
18 October 2022
Rates on 10-year mortgage fixes are cheap right now – should I be locking in for longer?
Homeowners have increasing reason to consider longer term mortgages over shorter deals, as the cost of borrowing grows.
10 October 2022
Chase customers left unable to access accounts as app goes down – here's what we know
Chase customers are currently unable to access their accounts or make payments due to technical issues at the app-only bank.
7 October 2022
Mortgage rates: what you can and should do (if anything) amid the market turmoil
At the start of the week, several major lenders pulled their deals from the market completely. Since then, many others have either withdrawn their fixed-rate offers or replaced them at hugely increased rates. As the market turbulence continues, here's what you can do.
6 October 2022
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Ovo launches one-year fixed tariff – but is it worth switching to?24 March 2023Almost every household has been charged the same price for their energy over the last year under the Energy Price Cap (EPC) and the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG), with no cheaper fixed deals to switch to. That has now changed, with Ovo launching a one-year fix for existing customers that undercuts the EPG level of £2,500 a year.
BT customers 'forced into overdrafts' after duplicate payment error - here's what you need to know24 March 2023BT customers have complained that they've been forced into overdrafts after payments were wrongly taken twice this month. The telecommunications giant said it will refund any duplicate payments taken automatically.
Martin Lewis: Four urgent ways you may be due £1,000s in tax back – if you're married, had a PPI payout, wear a work uniform or even just pay tax23 March 2023If you're married or in a civil partnership, have ever had a PPI payout, wear a uniform to work or pay any income tax, you could be due £100s or even £1,000s in tax back – but you'll need to check urgently.
Bank of England increases base rate to 4.25% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings23 March 2023The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4% to 4.25%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
Broadband and mobile users to be hit with price hikes of up to 17.3% in April – here's what you need to know23 March 2023Millions of BT, EE, O2, Plusnet, Shell, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 17% this spring, on the back of a sharp increase in the cost of living.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
Martin Lewis: The one thing everyone aged over 66 needs to know29 November 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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