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Millions would need to DOUBLE their incomes to escape poverty, warns charity – as Martin Lewis urges policymakers to act

Millions of people would have to double their incomes to escape financial hardship, says anti-poverty charity Joseph Rowntree Foundation in a new report published today.

23 January 2024

Martin Lewis: Yes I'm singing (if you can call it that) for Food Aid & the Trussell Trust this Xmas

About six weeks ago Mark and Roxanne Hoyle (LadBaby) contacted my team to ask if I'd join them in a reworking of Band Aid (with Bob Geldof and Midge Ure's permission) – I thought they'd confused me with someone else.

13 December 2022

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