Government warns against poppy scams
The Government has warned of rogue traders selling fake poppy merchandise, which won't benefit charities
26 October 2018
Tesco rounding up bills for charity – but some claim it’s adding pennies WITHOUT asking
If you shop at Tesco over the next month, you may be asked if you want to round up your bill to the nearest 10p
8 September 2017
New service to opt out of charity cold-calling – how to sign up
The Fundraising Preference Service launches on 6 July 2017 – find out how to opt out of charity cold-calling
4 July 2017
Fed up with charities cold-calling? New Fundraising Preference Service will let you opt out from next year
From 2017 you'll be able to opt out of most fundraising calls, emails, texts and post with the click of a button
25 August 2016
Devastating impact of mental health problems on personal finances revealed
A major new study has found over 70% of those with mental health problems believe their condition has hit their finances
13 June 2016
Charity Commission to work with Age UK after E.on ‘conflict of interest’
Age UK has vowed to address concerns around a lack of transparency following criticism of its partnership with E.on
21 April 2016
Give those in debt crisis 'breathing space' to buy food, Martin Lewis and StepChange urge Government
MSE's Martin Lewis and charity StepChange have called on the Government to help those struggling with temporary debt
3 February 2016
Guest comment: MoneySaving tips for people facing the extra costs of disability
Members of charity Scope's online community share their MoneySaving tips for cutting the extra costs of disability
23 June 2015
Foodbank financial triage scheme to be rolled out across the UK
A donation from Comic Relief means those attending Trussell Trust foodbanks will be able to get more help
12 March 2015
'I've won £50k worth of prizes in five years'
A mum-of-two says she's won a staggering £50,000 worth of prizes in five years using MoneySavingExpert's forum
10 February 2015
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
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Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
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25 October 2021The national living wage paid to workers aged 23 and over will rise from £8.91/hr to £9.50/hr from 1 April, the Government has announced. The national minimum wage for workers aged under 23 and apprentices will also rise.
25 October 2021Full-time students studying for an undergraduate degree at a university in England will be charged no more than £9,250/yr in tuition fees in the 2022/23 academic year, the UK Government has confirmed.
25 October 2021If you're submitting a paper version of the self-assessment tax return, then the deadline to file is just days away. And if the tax office receives it later than this Sunday you will liable for a £100 fine.
25 October 2021The price of petrol in the UK has hit a record high, peaking at an average of 142.94p a litre on the back of continued oil price rises. Motoring group the RAC says data from Sunday (24 October) shows that average prices are now at their highest level ever recorded, surpassing the previous high of 142.48p a litre notched up in April 2012.
25 October 2021Nine energy suppliers have gone bust in recent weeks, including Igloo, Symbio, Avro and People's Energy, leaving over 1.7 million energy customers needing a new supplier.
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...
12 October 2021
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