Guest Comment: FCA on why “fundamental changes to unregulated overdrafts may be necessary”
The FCA's Chris Woolard sets out what the FCA has learned in its review of high-cost credit and where it will focus next
31 July 2017
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to pay customers £283 million compensation over mortgage arrears
Almost 600,000 Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are in line for payouts totalling £283 million
27 July 2017
Banks to be forced to publish service data under new plans from regulator
Consumers could soon be given a clearer idea of how banks' and building societies' services differ
25 July 2017
New £10 note unveiled this week – here's a sneak peek
The new plastic £10 note will be unveiled tomorrow – but you'll have to wait until September to get your hands on one
17 July 2017
Admiral rapped by regulator over inaccurate auto-renewal letters
Customers given inaccurate auto-renewal letters by Admiral insurance will be able to cancel policies without penalty
16 June 2017
Regulator denies payday loan cap will be lifted
The FCA has branded a claim that it will be relaxing the price cap on payday loans as
14 June 2017
High Court judge to consider bid for judicial review of PPI reclaim deadline
A PPI claims has applied to the High Court for a judicial review of the FCA's decision to set a time-bar on claims
5 June 2017
Legal challenge to PPI deadline launched
The FCA has been sent a letter kick-starting the legal process which could lead to a judicial review of the PPI deadline
10 April 2017
Amex mulls payments shake-up to tackle contactless card security flaw
The card scheme says it's
7 April 2017
Credit card firms to be forced to help customers in persistent debt, under regulator's plans
The regulator has today unveiled plans to force credit card companies to help customers stuck in persistent debt
3 April 2017
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Watch Martin Lewis's live stream Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022A new package of measures to help support households through the current cost of living crisis has been revealed by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak today (26 May).
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.
Mis-sold an Amigo loan? Redress could soon be on its way after High Court approves complaints scheme23 May 2022A compensation plan put forward by Amigo Loans to return at least £112 million to borrowers it wrongly mis-sold high-interest loans to has today (23 May) been approved by the High Court. The move is a significant win for borrowers and follows a previous proposal that was rejected by the Court.
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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