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
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