Aviva to launch monthly 'subscription' insurance service – but how does it stack up?
Aviva will launch the service in the next few weeks
5 December 2018
Household bills now rising faster than inflation, MSE Bills Tracker shows
Household bills are rising faster than inflation for the first time since April 2017, according to the latest MSE Bills Tracker
26 November 2018
Pothole damage payouts double after harsh winter
The number of successful pothole claims following incidents on motorways or major A roads more than doubled in the last financial year, according to new figures from Highways England.
22 November 2018
Martin's response to Times story about TIF, Holidaysafe and MSE
The Times has an upsetting article today about travel insurer TIF. It includes reports such as one of its customers needed to be medically evacuated from the Canaries, and their family (rightly by the sound of it) was deeply unhappy with its treatment
20 November 2018
Guest Comment: Don't lose out by being loyal to your insurer
Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), explains why the regulator is examining how insurance firms decide what prices they charge their customers
8 November 2018
Compare The Market home insurance deals 'could result in higher premiums'
The competition watchdog has provisionally found that clauses in many of ComparetheMarket’s contracts with home insurers break competition law and could lead to higher premiums
2 November 2018
Financial watchdog to probe home and car insurance pricing
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out the issues it will focus on as part of a market study into how insurance firms charge their customers for home and motor insurance
31 October 2018
Some travel insurers hiked premiums by 2000% for mental health problems
Research shows 45% of people with mental health problems never disclose their illness to their travel insurer
22 August 2018
Revealed: The best time to buy home insurance to save 20%+
Buying your home insurance about three weeks ahead of the start date is likely to get you the cheapest price
7 August 2018
Revealed: The best day to buy car insurance to slash costs by £100s/yr
Buying your car insurance three weeks ahead of the start day is likely to get you the cheapest price
31 July 2018
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27 May 2022John Lewis has partnered with rental clothing brand thelittleloop to launch a subscription rental service for children's clothes. Customers will pay a monthly, quarterly or six month fee to borrow between 6 and 14 items. Here’s how it’ll work.
27 May 2022Online shoppers at Morrisons will now see a 5% holding "deposit" taken on top of their total bill to help cover the cost of substitutions, the supermarket has said. So ensure you have the extra money in your account to place an order and bear in mind you can't access this cash until your final bill clears.
Martin Lewis backs calls to ensure search engines must prevent scam ads as part of the Online Safety Bill - here's all you need to know26 May 2022MoneySavingExpert (MSE) founder Martin Lewis has backed calls by consumer group Which? to tighten the wording within the forthcoming Online Safety Bill to ensure search engines, as well as social media companies, are forced to prevent fraudulent ads from appearing on their platforms. As it stands, the wording states that search engines only have to "minimise" fake ads.
Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package – plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Martin puts his, MSE users' and his social media followers' questions to Rishi Sunak following today's announcement of a new cost of living crisis support package.
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.
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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