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Are you getting the real living wage? 210,000 are to get pay rise as it increases

More than 210,000 workers are set to receive a pay rise after an increase to the 'real living wage' was announced

11 November 2019

Government's universal credit ads banned

A series of Government ads addressing so-called "myths" about universal credit have been banned by the advertising watchdog

6 November 2019

Half of adults think banks should monitor data to spot financial problems

Half of UK adults say their bank should use their financial data to identify potential problems, according to a new report

22 October 2019

State pensions to rise by 3.9%

State pensions are expected to rise by 3.9% from next April - the biggest increase since 2012

16 October 2019

Government scraps planned probate fees hike

The Government has reversed its decision to change probate fees, which would have seen some bereaved families pay almost £6,000 extra

14 October 2019

'I cut my bills by £100s after being made redundant by Thomas Cook – here's how'

A former Thomas Cook pilot has cut his bills down by almost £200/month after being made redundant – and is encouraging others in his situation to do the same.

11 October 2019

Women lose landmark legal fight against state pension age rise

Women affected by changes to the state pension age have lost their High Court fight against the Government

3 October 2019

Warning: Fake Martin Lewis Bitcoin scam emails

We've seen a spike in reports from MoneySavers who've received emails using Martin Lewis' image to advertise Bitcoin trading - but Martin NEVER endorses products, and nor does MSE, so don't be fooled

13 September 2019

Councils' use of bailiffs increases – with parking debts behind the surge

Councils across England and Wales used bailiffs to collect 2.6 million debts in 2018/19, an increase of 7% in just two years

11 September 2019

'Our son spent over £1,000 online on his Xbox' – how to avoid an unexpected bill

A couple who were stunned to find their son had spent over £1,000 in 123 different transactions on his Xbox One are warning other parents to make sure they have set up spending controls

30 August 2019

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