Budget 2020 round-up: NI threshold raised, fuel duty frozen and more
National insurance thresholds will be raised and duties on fuel and alcohol frozen as part of the 2020 Budget unveiled by Chancellor Rishi Sunak
11 March 2020
Fuel prices hit 18-month high – but you can drive down the cost
The price of fuel is at an 18-month high, amid predictions the cost of petrol and diesel will rise again this month
5 January 2017
The A-Z of motoring MoneySaving
Many spend £3,000+/yr running a car – here are 26 ways to slash costs
31 August 2016
Bank of England cuts base rate to 0.25% – what it means for you
The Bank of England has cut the base rate for the first time in more than seven years, reducing it to 0.25%
4 August 2016
Supermarkets vie to cut fuel prices
Motorists will pay less for fuel at many supermarket forecourts as a string of stores have cut petrol and diesel costs
2 August 2016
Budget 2016: Fuel duty frozen once again
Motorists have been spared a rise in petrol tax after fuel duty was frozen for the sixth consecutive year
16 March 2016
Summer Budget 2015: 'Road tax' rates to change for new car owners
'Road tax' rates are to be shaken up for new cars from 2017, while a new 'Roads Fund' is to be established in England
10 July 2015
Ofgem wants fees scrapped for prepaid energy meters
Ofgem calls for energy suppliers to scrap charges of up to £360 to install and remove prepayment meters
25 June 2015
Budget 2015: Fuel duty to remain frozen - how to cut costs further
Chancellor George Osborne today announced that the planned September fuel duty rise will be cancelled
18 March 2015
MPs say comparison sites should compensate 'duped' switchers
Energy Price comparison sites should pay compensation to those misled into switching to deals that weren't cheapest
28 February 2015
28 July 2021
First Direct's £100 bank switch bribe - go quick
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New. Broadband price war
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Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
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