Eight ways to earn easy cash in the run-up to Christmas
For some, the thought of planning Christmas when it's only October may seem like a crazy idea. However, come January, the form of human known as 'Spendus Regretus', with its distinct call of "I'm broke", will be at its peak. So here are a few MoneySaving tips ahead of the build-up to the holidays.
12 October 2021
Supermarket Christmas delivery dates revealed - when to book
Christmas supermarket delivery slots are likely to be in high demand this year, with some already selling out, so we've rounded up when you need to book at the major chains
24 November 2020
60 million unwanted presents will be given this Christmas, charity warns
Almost 60 million unwanted Christmas presents will be exchanged this year, according to new research carried out by a charity which is encouraging consumers to make donations to a good cause instead
27 November 2018
One in seven worry about money 'every day' during the run-up to Christmas
Nearly one in seven Brits worry about money every day in the lead-up to Christmas, according to National Debtline
6 December 2017
SavviBuy customers stunned as firm fails to deliver Christmas presents, then tells them: 'Ask your bank for a refund'
Online retailer SavviBuy has told customers that it lacks the resources to process refunds quickly
29 December 2016
Air and rail strikes planned over Christmas – will your journey be affected and what are your rights?
Air and train passengers travelling over the Christmas period could be hit by a series of planned strikes
19 December 2016
The 12 SAVES of Christmas
We serenade you with festive savers, incl tricks free delivery, early 'Boxing Day' sale and free gift ideas
14 December 2016
12 MoneySaving things to do NOW – incl urgently beat train fare hikes
It's Christmas week. If you're off work (or bored at it), stuffed with turkey, and desperate to avoid the relatives...
30 December 2015
'January' 50%+ sales ON NOW
Many blockbuster discounts start BEFORE Christmas. We've a rundown of the top 20 sales and your rights
23 December 2015
Cheap drains, trains & automobile (travel)
Whether you're Driving Home for Xmas or leaving your Home Alone, we've tips to cut travel costs and protect your home
16 December 2015
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
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
Via Advent calendar code
John Lewis' £100 voucher is back
If you do BIG spends there
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Autumn Budget 2021: From minimum wage increases to national insurance hikes - here's what to watch out for26 October 2021Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Autumn Budget to the House of Commons on Wednesday 25 October, where he'll set out the Government’s financial strategy.
Christmas supermarket delivery slots have opened but they are selling out fast - here's when and how to book26 October 2021Ocado and Waitrose have begun taking bookings for food deliveries over the Christmas period and so we have compiled a full breakdown of what the other leading supermarkets are doing - but you may need to act quickly as many slots have already been taken.
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.
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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