Biggest savings shake-up for a generation
A step-by-step guide to maximizing every penny's performance following the biggest savings shake-up for a generation
10 February 2016
Sent money to the wrong bank account? Now it should be easier to get it back
People who send money electronically to the wrong bank account will be given more help getting it back
28 January 2016
Warning: Remortgage ASAP or lose chance? Rates at historic lows and changes afoot
Remortgage rates (where you switch mortgage to save) are rock-bottom. Everyone check now of you can save
29 April 2015
Got mortgage problems? Get help early, Ombudsman says
The Financial Ombudsman Service says complaints are up - but too many people are leaving it too late to seek help
14 May 2014
No current account competition probe, OFT says
The Office of Fair Trading tells banks they won't face a competition investigation - for now
15 May 2013
House prices down 1.2% over year, says Halifax
House prices fell to £159,486 in September, representing a 1.2% fall on a year ago and a 0.4% drop month-on-month
4 October 2012
Consumers risk being sold wrong products, says FSA report
Consumers searching for the best deals face a 'major risk' of being sold financial products they do not need
14 March 2012
Santander worst for bank service and First Direct best - again
Santander has been voted the worst bank for customer service while First Direct is top dog, in a poll of MSE users
22 February 2012
Banks shun junior Isa launch
None of the big six banks plan to have a junior Isa in place for the launch date on Tuesday
27 October 2011
Santander still by far the worst bank for customer service
A poll of MoneySavingExpert.com users shows Santander is still bottom for service, with First Direct the best
25 August 2011
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Urgent. Shift debt to 27mths 0%
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
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22 October 2021The Treasury has launched a new Green Savings Bond that will be welcome news for those wanting to support green projects but the bond only pays interest of 0.65% a year, which is far below the top-paying three-year fixed savings deals. MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has branded the rate "pants".
21 October 2021Tesco has tweaked its rules on how Clubcard holders can spend their points at Cineworld, which has meant some customers have lost out on big savings at the cinema chain.
Buy now, pay later users may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman under new Government plans21 October 2021Shoppers using buy now, pay later (BNPL) services may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service in future, as well as claim refunds using Section 75 protection, under new Government proposals.
21 October 2021Goto Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works20 October 2021Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.
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...
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