Giving gift cards for Christmas? Make sure you know your rights
If you're thinking of buying gift cards for Christmas, bear in mind the firm won't always honour them if it collapses
9 December 2013
Yodel named worst parcel delivery firm
Almost three quarters rated their experience with parcel giant Yodel as bad, with Royal Mail scoring best
21 January 2013
HMV stores to accept gift cards again
The stricken chain's administrators will start accepting gift cards from Tuesday
21 January 2013
Shoppers vent fury at Yodel as Christmas deliveries arrive late
Complaints about delivery giant Yodel include presents arriving late for Christmas, and damaged parcels
4 January 2013
Whoops! Boots tells 9,000 they'd won Barcelona trip... but they hadn't
Boots made a huge gaffe by emailing all who entered to say they were winners. It is offering £10 compensation
16 November 2012
Comet named easiest for haggling
Electricals retailer Comet is the top high street retailers to haggle with, according to a MoneySavingExpert.com poll
27 September 2012
Barclaycard introduces contactless 'PayTag'
Millions of Barclaycard Visa credit card customers will be able to make contactless payments using a PayTag sticker
19 April 2012
Mysupermarket adds Boots and Superdrug to price comparisons
Shoppers searching for toiletries and beauty products can now compare costs between most of the major sellers on one site to find the best prices
10 November 2011
Asda launches gadget trade-in site: is it any good?
Asda promises to beat its rivals' price but you can often better the offer by doing a few seconds' research
17 May 2011
Superdrug takes on Boots with loyalty card launch
Superdrug customers will be able to pick up the free Beautycard in any store from Wednesday and collect points with most purchases
6 May 2011
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27 September 2021Martin Lewis has AGAIN warned the Government against possible retrospective changes to the terms and conditions of existing student loan contracts. In a new video, the MoneySavingExpert.com founder responds to reports of a possible shake-up to student loans, which could see the earnings threshold you start repaying at cut, costing many £400/yr more.
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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...
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