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
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3 October 2023If you're planning to buy your Christmas food shop from Asda, get ready to bag your delivery slot as bookings open from 3 October for delivery pass customers, while all shoppers will get access from next 10 October.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption3 October 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening2 October 2023E.on Next is launching a new support scheme for some of its existing customers on low incomes or with medical needs.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
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