MoneySavingExpert News

August

Banks to be fined if they fail to provide free access to cash under new laws – here's what's happening

Banks and building societies will face fines if they fail to protect consumers' free access to cash under new powers being given to the financial regulator.

18 August 2023

Rail fares in England to rise by less than 9% in 2024 – here's what we know

Rail fares in England will NOT go up by 9% next year, the Government has announced. While the new fares are yet to be confirmed, any increase would come into force in March 2024.

16 August 2023

NS&I to increase Premium Bond prize rate to 4.65% – here's all you need to know

This latest Premium Bond prize rate increase – the eighth we've seen in just over a year – is to the highest rate since 1999.

15 August 2023

Bank of England increases base rate to 5.25% - here's how it impacts your mortgage and savings

The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 5% to 5.25% - its highest level in over 15 years.

9 August 2023

Help to Buy helpline chaos leaving homeowners unable to sell or remortgage - here's what to do if you're affected

Homeowners in England who used a Government scheme to get onto the property ladder are now struggling to get the vital paperwork they need to remortgage or sell because they can't get through to the helpline.

1 August 2023