MSE's top tips on how to be festive and frugal this Christmas
MSE has rounded up its top tips for cutting costs for shoppers planning to splurge on presents and festive trimmings
16 December 2014
Mortgage rates hit record lows... but watch out for high fees
Some mortgages with higher headline rates may be more suitable, highlighting the importance of factoring in fees
8 February 2013
Barclays to buy ING Direct UK: How it affects you
Barclays is to buy Dutch bank ING Direct's UK savings and mortgages business, it has been announced today
9 October 2012
Homeowners hit by Santander mortgage rise
Hundreds of thousands of Santander customers will see their standard variable mortgage rate soar
3 October 2012
Santander to raise mortgage SVR in blow to borrowers
Santander will become the latest lender to raise its standard variable mortgage rate, from next month
22 August 2012
ING Direct to raise mortgage SVR
The bank will raise it standard variable rate for 4,500 borrowers in August
4 July 2012
Offset mortgage costs are down but are they best?
The drop has prompted some experts to suggest offset mortgages are a good option for homeowners who want a decent savings rate
13 April 2011
Savings protection rockets to £85,000
31 December 2010
Five-year fixed mortgages at all-time low: should you lock in?
19 October 2010
Savers to miss out on £20 bonus
20 July 2010
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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