Discount & Comparison Sites
Tesco rounding up bills for charity – but some claim it’s adding pennies WITHOUT asking
If you shop at Tesco over the next month, you may be asked if you want to round up your bill to the nearest 10p
8 September 2017
Tastecard members stung by £40 fee after auto-renewal – don't be caught out
The Tastecard restaurant discount scheme is facing a catalogue of complaints from users who've been auto-renewed
2 February 2016
Amazon Local daily deals to be axed
Online e-tailer Amazon is axing its daily deals website from mid-December, but vouchers can be used as normal
3 November 2015
Barclaycard to axe 'Bespoke Offers': How it affects you
Bespoke Offers and Beat My Price - the deals service run by Barclaycard - will close for business on Monday 26 October
22 October 2015
Tastecard users hit with fee after being unable to cancel auto enrolment
Many Tastecard customers have complained they were unable to contact the firm to cancel a trial of the service
21 August 2015
Mighty Deals again leaves customers in the lurch over Tesco offer
Mighty Deals has for a third time made a hash of a deal in which customers paid £5 to get a £10 Tesco gift card
18 May 2015
Mighty Deals backtracks again after angering users for second time in days
Mighty Deals admits it incorrectly told over 1,600 shoppers they couldn't get a Tesco offer after it unsubscribed them
14 May 2015
Mighty Deals backtracks after imposing restrictions on Tesco offer
Customers of Mighty Deals no longer have to spend an extra £5 to get a £10 Tesco gift card
12 May 2015
Comparison site Tesco Compare to close down
Supermarket giant Tesco is closing its comparison site Tesco Compare at the end of August
1 August 2014
Ticket booking fees 'getting beyond a joke'
Which? launches a push to reform fees that can add over a third extra to the cost of music, comedy and theatre tickets
17 December 2013
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Urgent. Shift debt to 27mths 0%
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
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22 October 2021The Treasury has launched a new Green Savings Bond that will be welcome news for those wanting to support green projects but the bond only pays interest of 0.65% a year, which is far below the top-paying three-year fixed savings deals. MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has branded the rate "pants".
21 October 2021Tesco has tweaked its rules on how Clubcard holders can spend their points at Cineworld, which has meant some customers have lost out on big savings at the cinema chain.
Buy now, pay later users may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman under new Government plans21 October 2021Shoppers using buy now, pay later (BNPL) services may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service in future, as well as claim refunds using Section 75 protection, under new Government proposals.
21 October 2021Goto Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works20 October 2021Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update 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...
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