Final PPI reclaim deadline set – don't delay, reclaim NOW to beat the backlog
The regulator has announced a final deadline of 29 August 2019 for consumers to reclaim mis-sold PPI
2 March 2017
1,000s sign petition demanding ban on pensions and investment cold calling
A petition calling for an end to cold callers selling pensions and investments has been backed by Martin Lewis
28 October 2016
Economy Energy probed by Ofgem over selling practices
Regulator steps in amid fears the company's marketing and telesales practices could have broken the rules
22 September 2016
Water customers 'could switch suppliers,' Ofwat proposes
The regulator says opening up the water market to rival companies could help households save money
19 September 2016
Consultation launched on 2018 PPI reclaim deadline
The FCA's published its consultation on plans to bring in a 2018 deadline for PPI claims
26 November 2015
HSBC sets aside an extra £353m to pay for PPI mis-sellling
HSBC has put aside an additional £353m for PPI mis-selling taking its total bill to £2.46 billion
3 November 2014
RBS sets aside an additional £100m to cover PPI mis-selling claims
RBS says the additional £100 million set aside for PPI reflects 'higher than expected reactive complaint volumes'
31 October 2014
Barclays' PPI mis-selling bill climbs to £5.02 billion
Barclays has set aside an extra £170 million to cover PPI mis-selling claims
30 October 2014
British Gas pays out after mis-selling Sainsbury's Energy deals
Over 4,000 British Gas customers have received compensation after British Gas admitted mis-selling energy
4 July 2014
E.on set for £20m payout after massive mis-selling scandal - are you owed money?
Energy giant E.on expects to pay out £20 million to customers after it was found guilty of serious mis-selling
16 May 2014
16 June 2021
Martin's Mortgage Alert
'Rates have dropped below 1% – check NOW'
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'Don't over worry about credit scores'
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Martin Lewis urges EVERYONE with a mortgage to check urgently if they can switch and save £1,000s, as rates drop below 1%16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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