Birmingham Midshires pays compensation to mortgage customers
Birmingham Midshires is paying compensation to some customers after wrongly calculating their monthly mortgage payments, and one customer has already received over £1,600. Here's what you need to know
3 July 2019
Open new tax year cash Isas now
The new tax year starts today, so savers should consider putting their money into an Isa ASAP
6 April 2012
New tax year means new Isa year
The new tax year starts today, meaning everyone gets a new £5,340 tax-free cash Isa allowance. But don't delay using it
6 April 2011
Ditch old cash Isas as banks slash rates
Banks and building societies are quietly slashing returns on older, Isas so savers should wise up and switch where necessary
28 March 2011
PPI leap hits Lloyds Banking Group complaints
23 February 2011
Post Office to launch inflation-beating savings
20 February 2011
Bond rates shaken and stirred in savings cut
17 September 2010
No 'savings' accounts exist, they're all 'losings'
28 July 2010
Lloyds Banking Group scraps PPI sales
26 July 2010
Lloyds TSB to come clean on savings rates
29 June 2010
8 December 2021
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Warning: Watch out for fake emails claiming to be from Martin Lewis as more than 300 reported in one week8 December 2021The email could result in your personal and financial information falling into the hands of fraudsters.
British Airways glitch sparks anger as customers unable to convert Avios frequent flyer miles into Nectar points8 December 2021Swathes of frustrated British Airways customers have been unable to convert their Avios frequent flyer points into Nectar rewards because of a glitch with the airline's systems, which has resulted in an outpouring of anger online.
8 December 2021Zopa has this week closed all of its 60,000 existing investor accounts. If you're an investor, you'll be able to access your money by 31 January 2022 at the latest. If you're a borrower, nothing is changing and you should carry on with your repayments as normal.
7 December 2021The financial watchdog has proposed sweeping changes that would mean financial service providers give consumers better protection while preventing them from harm before it even happens.
7 December 2021Even if your car and home insurance is not up for renewal, everyone should get quotes now because in a month new rules may mean costs will spike.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update 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...
30 November 2021If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
23 November 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances