Energy regulator unveils price cap plans for 'vulnerable' households
Around a million households who receive the Warm Home Discount should save £120/year on their energy bills
11 October 2017
Theresa May promises to launch energy price cap bill next week
The Prime Minister has promised there will be a draft energy price cap bill next week
4 October 2017
Drop social care plans and free vote on fox-hunting from Queen’s Speech, MSE users say
MSE users have chosen the three Tory party policies they would most like to see dropped from the Queen's Speech
20 June 2017
May and Corbyn promise consumers won't lose out from Brexit, as party leaders take part in MSE debate
Current EU consumer law for individuals will be enshrined in new UK law post-Brexit, both major parties have promised
31 May 2017
Tories promise energy price cap and 'fair markets for consumers' as parties unveil manifestos
The Conservative Party has launched its General Election manifesto which includes a range of measures to help consumers
18 May 2017
Theresa May vows to slash energy bills with standard tariff price cap
Theresa May has pledged to set an absolute price cap on energy standard tariffs
9 May 2017
Conservatives promise cap on energy prices
The party's general election manifesto is likely to include a pledge to cap prices for households on standard tariffs
24 April 2017
Summer Budget 2015: Inheritance tax threshold to rise to £1m on properties
Parents will be able to leave homes worth up to £1 million to their children without paying inheritance tax from 2020
8 July 2015
The Conservatives win the election, but what does it mean for your wallet?
Find out how the Conservative Party's policies affect your pocket
8 May 2015
Government in payday loan crackdown pledge
3 February 2011
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Martin: 'Aged around 45 to 70?'
'You may be able to turn £800 into £5,500+'
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Cheaper energy deals kiboshed
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Lloyds' free £125 bank bribe
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£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.
Two MoneySavers reclaim £1,000+: How to check and challenge incorrect water bills if you use a soakaway or septic tank19 May 2022Two MoneySavingExpert.com users have secured refunds and compensation worth thousands - and reduced their waste water bills - after arguing their bills should have been lower as their homes aren't connected to public sewers. Here's how others in England and Wales can maybe do the same.
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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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