Former Farepak customer? £1m has yet to be cashed in
More than 11,000 former Farepak customers are yet to collect their share of a £1 million victim pot
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Co-op to safeguard Christmas savings cash
The Co-operative Group is to protect savers' cash for the festive season in a trust, but only from next year
9 November 2012
'Better protection' still won't safeguard Christmas savings cash
Cash in a Christmas savings scheme still isn't safe if the club goes bust, despite authorities outlining more protection
24 July 2012
Farepak victims to get half money owed
Farepak customers will get around half the money they lost in the collapse of the Christmas hamper business
10 July 2012
Farepak group 'to demand more compensation'
Farepak campaigners are reportedly set to press a bank for an additional £10 million in compensation
9 July 2012
Hbos blamed for Farepak failure
A companies watchdog has abandoned a bid to penalise directors of the Christmas savings business
22 June 2012
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Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Watch Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com's (MSE), Q&A interview with the Chancellor of the Exchequer below. Martin put his, MSE users’ and Martin’s social media followers’ questions to Rishi Sunak MP following today’s cost of living crisis support package announcement.
Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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