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
QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket to refund £1.7m to 4,000 payday loan borrowers
CashEuroNet UK LLC, trading as QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket, lent some customers more than they could afford to repay
4 November 2015
Credit card competition 'working fairly well', but watchdog concerned by long-term debt
The Financial Conduct Authority says more could be done to help struggling borrowers with credit card debt
3 November 2015
Payday lender Dollar to refund over £15m to 147,000 borrowers
Dollar, trading as The Money Shop, Payday UK, Payday Express and Ladder Loans, lent many more than they could afford
26 October 2015
Cheapest EVER borrowing: what credit crunch?
The credit crunch is well and truly dead and buried and providers are pricing long-term debt cheaper than ever before
14 October 2015
Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £10m redress for 'serious failings'
More than 92,000 customers of payday loan firm, Cash Genie, are due a share of £10m in redress
27 July 2015
'Interest rates could rise at turn of the year'
Interest rates could begin to rise from their historic lows, the Bank of England Governor predicts
17 July 2015
Cheapest ever loan 3.5% – and tricks to slash costs further
Loan rates have plummeted, and for once it's not just for larger amounts – they're competitive from £2,500 up
10 June 2015
Court ruling could open door for more PPI claims
Consumers who bought PPI on loans and credit cards may have a new avenue for demanding compensation after court ruling
28 May 2015
Wonga launches new TV ad campaign, which it says won't be shown on kids' TV
Payday lender Wonga is launching a new advertising campaign after ditching its controversial puppet ads
19 May 2015
9 June 2021
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Martin Lewis tells ministers it's time to stop hiding the student living loan parental contribution - parents should be told they may be expected to pay £1,000s12 June 2021While tuition fees get all the column inches, the biggest practical problem most students face is hidden. The living loan and/ or grant students receive is slashed based on parental income but there's no warning this gap needs filling. Today, MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has written to ministers to urge them to stop hiding the university parental contributions built into the student finance system.
Energy bills set to rocket for millions later this year as experts predict £100+/yr price cap rise – check if you can beat hikes by switching11 June 2021Around 11 million households on standard energy tariffs are likely to see huge price rises this winter, with industry experts Cornwall Insight predicting an increase of more than £100/yr to regulator Ofgem's price cap. But many can beat the hikes and save £100s by switching now.
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.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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