Sainsbury's Bank slashes Nectar points earned on credit card spending from 1 November - here's what's happening
Sainsbury's shoppers who use its credit card to earn Nectar points will soon get less bang for their buck. From 1 November, the supermarket will slash the number of Nectar points card users can earn when spending at the retailer.
24 October 2022
John Lewis 'Partnership' credit card user? You'll no longer be able to use your card from 31 October – here's all you need to know
John Lewis Partnership credit card-holders will no longer be able to use their Mastercards from 6pm on 31 October 2022.
21 September 2022
Amazon Classic or Platinum holder? Your credit card will stop working sooner than expected - here's what's happening
Amazon has brought forward the date from which its Classic and Platinum Mastercards will stop working. Users had previously been told they had until January 2023 to continue using the cards before they were axed. But for some, this deadline has been moved to October, and for others to November.
6 September 2022
Asda shoppers can earn cashback with new rewards card – here’s how it stacks up
Asda has teamed up with Jaja Finance to launch the Asda Money Credit Card, which offers cashback on purchases at Asda and elsewhere. The cashback can only spent at Asda though. Below we explain the pros and cons and compare the new deal to other rewards options - where it's largely beaten.
15 August 2022
Two in five borrow from credit cards, overdrafts or family and friends to pay off buy now, pay later purchases
More than half of 18 to 34-year-olds are borrowing money to help pay off their buy now, pay later debt (BNPL), according to research from charity Citizens Advice. If you're struggling to pay what you owe, we've things to try to see if they help.
8 June 2022
Warning: Online payments could be declined if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date as new fraud rules take force today
Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.
14 March 2022
Barclaycard customer? Check your account and don't bin post as it's refunding MORE people, with some getting £1,200
Keep an eye out for letters from Barclaycard, even if you weren't on a repayment plan, as it's refunding more customers for incorrect fees, with some receiving £1,200.
25 January 2022
Martin's debt costs masterclass: Can't afford to clear your debt? You can't afford not to move it to up to 35mths at 0% saving £1,000s
So as it's January, we're in a cost of living crunch, and New Year debt bills are being received by millions, it's time for my annual interest-cutting masterclass.
18 January 2022
Warning: Don't bin post from Barclaycard - the credit card firm is sending cheques of up to £300 to customers on repayment plans
Barclaycard is giving refunds to hundreds of credit card customers who have suffered issues relating to operations procedures, default fees and incorrect interest charges. Here's what you need to know.
17 January 2022
Warning: One week to go before Amazon stops accepting Visa credit cards – and there's a trick for some shoppers to get a free £10 or £20 credit
Amazon shoppers will no longer be able to make purchases using Visa credit cards from 19 January 2022, the retail giant has announced.
11 January 2022
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3 October 2023If you're planning to buy your Christmas food shop from Asda, get ready to bag your delivery slot as bookings open from 3 October for delivery pass customers, while all shoppers will get access from next 10 October.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption3 October 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening2 October 2023E.on Next is launching a new support scheme for some of its existing customers on low incomes or with medical needs.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
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