Sainsbury's Bank stops accepting ALL self-employed people for credit cards and loans
Sainsbury's Bank has brought in strict new lending restrictions which mean it is no longer issuing new credit cards or loans to anyone who's self-employed
31 July 2020
Plans for six-week 'breathing space' from serious debt problems announced
People struggling with serious debt could be given up to six-week's grace
24 October 2017
Remortgaging? Tesco Bank has launched a market-leading 1.68% five-year fix
Tesco Bank has launched the new lowest five-year fixed rate mortgage deal – at 1.68% with a £995 fee if you borrow 60%
6 June 2017
Sainsbury's Bank launches cheapest-ever standard personal loan at just 2.8% APR
The low rate is available on loans of £7,500 to £20,000, provided you have a Nectar card and repay within three years
29 December 2016
Debt management firms could be neglecting customers through lack of reviews, FCA warns
The financial watchdog has raised concerns that debt management companies are not carrying out thorough annual reviews
9 December 2016
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30 November 2016
Erudio to contact graduates again over deferment deadline blunder
Student loans administrator Erudio is to write again to thousands of graduates to confirm new deferment deadlines
28 April 2016
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2 March 2016
Millions of Barclaycard and Lloyds credit card customers face higher interest rates
Barclaycard and Lloyds' credit card customers will have their interest rates linked to the Bank of England base rate
20 November 2015
Bag a cheap mortgage deal now, despite interest rate rise delay
Interest rates may not rise until 2017, but mortgage borrowers should still consider securing a cheaper deal now
9 November 2015
28 July 2021
First Direct's £100 bank switch bribe - go quick
Ends 9am Wed
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
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New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
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Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
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Card providers to 'reserve' up to £100 when you pay at supermarket fuel pumps - here's what's happening27 July 2021Motorists paying for fuel at automated supermarket pumps across the UK now face having up to £100 on their debit or credit card temporarily "reserved" while they fill up to make sure they can afford the fuel in advance. Here's what's happening and what it means for you.
27 July 2021Virgin Mobile is to close down its pay-as-you go (PAYG) services from January 2022 in a move that impacts 123,000 customers. Here's what it means for your plan, mobile number, and unused credit.
27 July 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Mortgage prisoner review launched amid concerns even MORE homeowners could be trapped on expensive rates26 July 2021More homeowners than previously thought could be trapped on expensive mortgage rates and unable to switch, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted.
Plans for bailiffs to be self-regulated revealed but Martin Lewis warns compulsory regulation that all firms must follow is needed26 July 2021Plans for bailiffs in England and Wales to be self-regulated have been put forward by the Centre for Social Justice in a bid to better protect people in debt. But Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, warns that the industry-funded body doesn't go far enough, saying that every bailiff firm needs to be "tightly and independently" regulated.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
26 July 2021
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