Budget 2021: Furlough and self-employed support extended
In an unusual move, the Treasury officially released details of the extension of its coronavirus income support schemes before the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his key Budget speech, which will take place at 12.30pm today.
3 March 2021
New HSBC app will show ALL your accounts - even if they're with its rivals
HSBC is launching a new app that can show you your accounts from 21 different banks in one place
28 September 2017
Energy costs soar as household bills rise by 2.4%, MSE's Bills Tracker shows
Energy bills are rising at the fastest rate since early 2014 and contributing to a 2.4% increase in household bills
21 September 2017
MSE's new Bills Tracker reveals the REAL cost of inflation on household bills
MoneySavingExpert.com has launched a new monthly Bills Tracker to show how typical bills and expenses change
22 August 2017
Car hire firms ordered to improve price and service transparency
The EU has enforced rules which mean car hire firms must treat their customers more fairly
20 January 2017
Atlas Choice customers told car hire bookings have been cancelled as firm deletes social media accounts
Some customers report having to pay again at airports while others have had their bookings cancelled at short notice
22 December 2016
Insurance premiums soar for millions: cut costs now
Insurance Premium Tax was hiked from 6% to 9.5% at the start of this month
3 November 2015
Bankruptcy threshold increases from £750 to £5,000
People with low levels of debt will now be able to avoid bankruptcy as the threshold's risen from £750 to £5,000
9 October 2015
Summer Budget 2015: Fees charged by claims management companies could be capped
The Chancellor announced proposals to cap the charges claims management companies (CMCs) can apply to customers
9 July 2015
Summer Budget 2015: Pensions overhaul proposed
Sweeping changes could be on the way to how we save for a pension, the Chancellor announced in the Summer Budget today
8 July 2015
16 June 2021
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18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
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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