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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17 September 2021Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test before they depart for England from 4 October. In addition, they'll only need to take a cheaper lateral flow test on arrival to England from later next month under an overhaul to the 'traffic light' travel system. Eight destinations will also come off the red list from 22 September.
17 September 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
16 September 2021The next update of the coronavirus 'traffic light' travel system, used to govern the action holidaymakers take when they return to the UK from overseas, is due to take place this week. This will provide the latest information on which destinations will feature on the Government's 'green', 'amber' and 'red' travel lists.
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14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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.
16 August 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances