Royal Mail suffers delivery delays in 23 areas in the run-up to Christmas – check to see if you’re affected
Royal Mail customers in 23 locations across the UK could face delivery delays in the run up to Christmas.
15 December 2021
Martin's Christmas warning: Remember you have no legal right to return store-bought goods because you’ve changed your mind
Martin's festive caution formed part of his Christmas shopping 'last ditch need-to-knows' revealed in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show. Find out more below.
13 December 2021
Martin Lewis: A year of being debt-free is far more important than a Christmas splurge
Martin Lewis has warned households against splurging this Christmas, while also highlighting the importance of being honest about their finances in a bid to remain debt-free over the festive period and beyond. Read below and watch the clip from The Martin Lewis Money Show Christmas Special for more.
26 November 2021
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
18 May 2022
12 ways to save only do with apps
Free chocs, 1.5% savings and more
Martin: 'Aged around 45 to 70?'
'You may be able to turn £800 into £5,500+'
New. Top way to spend abroad
Unbeatable exchange rates and cashback
10% off discount 'best-before' store
Eg, 23p Pepsi , £4,50 for 1kg Lindt
Cheaper energy deals kiboshed
Martin not exactly impressed
Lloyds' free £125 bank bribe
But others pay more
Debt cost-cutting masterclass
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23 May 2022Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect from today (23 May) for holidaymakers who wish to use their normal monthly allowance in Europe. The change will effect new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers.
£17 million of unspent Tesco Clubcard vouchers will expire this month, but there’s a trick to extend them – here’s how20 May 2022Some £17 million worth of unused Tesco Clubcard vouchers are set to expire at the end of the month. Use your vouchers now if you can but if not, there is a trick to extend them online. We explain how it works below.
Millions of 4G smartphone owners may be due up to £30 payout after claims handset prices were inflated20 May 2022Around 29 million 4G Apple and Samsung smartphone owners in the UK could be entitled to a payout of up to £30 if a collective action case by Which? is successful - although there are no guarantees. It comes after the consumer group claimed inflated manufacturing costs were passed onto consumers
19 May 2022Boots and Co-op are the latest retailers to increase the price of their meal deals. Boots has upped costs from £3.39 to £3.59, and from £3.99 to £4.19 in its London shops, while Co-op's meal deal has jumped from £3.50 to £3.75.
Financial regulator to punish banks and building societies that don't protect people's access to cash19 May 2022Under the new 'Financial Services and Markets Bill' banks and building societies will have to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available to customers in communities across the UK.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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