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Riot victims help: personal insurance, business insurance, crisis loans
Find out what help is on hand if you've been affected by the disorder
9 August 2011
No pay rise for most workers
Only one in four workers have had a pay rise this year, with most seeing their wages frozen, new research revealed today
3 August 2011
Interest rates held at record low
The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to keep rates at 0.5% for the 28th month in a row
7 July 2011
£35,000 elderly care cost cap urged
The Dilnot commission urges the Government to cap lifetime contributions to social care costs at £35,000
4 July 2011
Buying hayfever tablets online? Check they're safe
Hayfever sufferers can save cash by buying tablets online, but there's no safety guarantee from unregulated firms
2 May 2011
Free money advice service launches
The Money Advice Service, initially set up by the Government, will provide unbiased advice on money matters
4 April 2011
EMA replacement fund unveiled to help poorest school kids
The Government has announced a new bursary to replace EMA, which will give vulnerable students £1,200 a year to stay in education
28 March 2011
Treasury sets out new financial watchdog powers
17 February 2011
More dispute bodies planned to take on dodgy firms
21 January 2011
Homeowners urged to hurry for top mortgage fixes
19 January 2011
19 January 2022
Martin's money makeover
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19 January 2022The high street retailer has brought back its 'Price Advantage' initiative that it trialled last summer, which offers up to 50% off selected products.
Virgin Media offers automatic discounts to customers waiting on hold and seeking a price cut - but wait to speak to someone in person as you may be able to get a better deal19 January 2022Virgin Media is offering automated discounts to cable customers put on hold who call up seeking a price cut, MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has learnt, although we've heard of users securing far better deals if they stay on the line and haggle in person.
Lloyds Bank ordered to settle two-year-old Section 75 claim involving PayPal - here's how you can fight for a refund too19 January 2022Lloyds Bank has been ordered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to settle a so-called 'Section 75' claim that is almost two-years old after the high-street lender tried to avoid making a payout because the items were bought via PayPal.
Martin Lewis: Pay more than £10/mth on your mobile bill? You’re probably burning cash – here’s how to cut costs18 January 2022Bill payers may be surprised to learn that if they’re paying more than £10 a month for their mobile phones, they may be burning through cash. That’s the message from MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) founder Martin Lewis this week as he offers tips on cutting the costs of your phone bill.
18 January 2022Together Energy, including its subsidiary Bristol Energy, has ceased trading. In total, the two brands have about 176,000 household customers between them. If you're affected, your supply will continue and credit balances are protected. While it's likely you'll pay more now, there are no savings to be had by switching.
10 January 2022This is my sixth annual steps blog. My well-documented obsession with the 'quantified self' is showing no sign of abating. According to my tracker, I did 9,284,614 steps (nearly 400,000 more than last year) – a ridiculous, hopefully healthy obsession.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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.
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