New FREE guide on what to teach kids about spending money safely online launched
Not-for-profit internet safety body Internet Matters has launched a free ten-point guide with tips to help kids and young people build good online money management habits.
13 April 2021
MPs launch inquiry into banking IT failures
An influential group of MPs has launched an inquiry into IT failures at financial institutions, after a series of major outages this year at several different banks
22 November 2018
Price gap between the cheapest fibre and standard broadband deals is shrinking
The price gap between the cheapest fibre and standard broadband deals is closing, new analysis by MSE reveals
18 June 2018
Broadband adverts to show AVERAGE speeds
From next week, adverts from broadband providers will all have to show the average rather than the top speeds they offer
18 May 2018
Internet and phone costs drop for the first time in almost nine years, MSE Bills Tracker shows
The average internet and phone costs fell year-on-year by 0.4%, shows MSE Bills Tracker
3 April 2018
Broadband prices hit seven-month low - check NOW to see if you can save
The broadband price war is hotting up with prices dropping to the cheapest we've seen in the past seven months
27 March 2018
Vodafone's new offer will discount next month's bill if your broadband speed drops - here's what you need to know
Vodafone has launched a broadband minimum speed guarantee which promises to cut your monthly bill if your speed drops
1 March 2018
New Ofcom rules to help those with slow broadband from 2019
Regulator Ofcom has announced it will give its code of practice a bit more oomph, with new rules applying from 2019
1 March 2018
Broadband adverts will have to show AVERAGE speeds from May 2018
Broadband providers will have to advertise the average speed of their services rather than the top speeds available
23 November 2017
Millions of UK records hit by Equifax hack
More than 15 million British records were compromised by a hack earlier this year, Equifax has admitted
11 October 2017
16 June 2021
Martin's Mortgage Alert
'Rates have dropped below 1% – check NOW'
First Direct boosts free cash to £125
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Cheapest broadband in a year
'£13/mth' from BT's Plusnet
'Don't over worry about credit scores'
Martin's new blog
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Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 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.
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.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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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