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PayPlan 'Cover My Payments' member? Check if you should ditch it and get your money back

Letters sent by PayPlan cast doubts over whether people fully understood the membership schemes they were buying

5 May 2015

Nationwide revamps credit card fees, but will other providers do the same?

Nationwide credit card customers will no longer be charged for going over their limit from today

1 May 2015

Cheapest-ever new borrowing: 0% for 20 months

Yesterday we learnt inflation's hit 0% for the second month – so little surprise, borrowing costs are at all-time lows

15 April 2015

'Ask Ma how to waste £50 million - it must completely change strategy'

The Treasury has finally released its response to the independent report commissioned on the Money Advice Service

20 March 2015

'Decrease the term or overpay my mortgage?' – Martin Lewis answers

Overpaying and shortening a mortgage term do the same thing, yet overpaying has the advantage that you can stop it

16 March 2015

Foodbank financial triage scheme to be rolled out across the UK

A donation from Comic Relief means those attending Trussell Trust foodbanks will be able to get more help

12 March 2015

'Cowardly' Treasury buries independent report into Money Advice Service

MoneySavingExpert is today calling for the Treasury to publish the independent report on the Money Advice Service

12 March 2015

'I made £6,375 from YouTube videos last year'

A mum-of-two has turned her part-time hobby of posting videos on YouTube into a lucrative money-making scheme

24 February 2015

Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods

Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more

10 February 2015

Bankruptcy threshold to be raised from £750 to £5,000

More financially vulnerable people will be able to avoid the most drastic formal insolvency solution from October

15 January 2015

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