Unity Mutual launches new type of Lifetime ISA
Unity Mutual has launched a new type of stocks and shares Lifetime ISA, offering a guaranteed 1.25% interest rate until April, as well as a 25% Government bonus towards your first home or retirement - here's what to watch out for
7 November 2018
Martin Lewis slams 'con' linking him to binary trading – don't be tempted by risky investment
An advert is falsely claiming Martin made money from a type of investment which he would never use or recommend
16 February 2017
Autumn Statement 2016: Pensions freedoms loophole tightened
Older savers who carry on putting money in a pension after withdrawing cash from it face new curbs
23 November 2016
Financial advice firms warned they face fines or bans
The FCA has found three quarters of financial advice firms are failing to keep clients properly informed about charges
8 April 2014
HSBC investment mis-selling compensation net widened
HSBC has widened the redress net following the revelation salesmen mis-sold investments to the dying
8 December 2011
HSBC to pay £40m for mis-selling to the elderly
HSBC subsidiary NHFA sold risky investments to those in their 80s who had little time to claw back losses before they died
5 December 2011
Hope for child trust fund holders who want 'better' junior Isas
The Government will consider allowing child trust fund holders to convert their money into a junior Isa in future
11 November 2011
Child trust fund warning as vouchers set to expire
The last set of child trust fund vouchers will be automatically invested in potentially poor-paying accounts unless parents act soon
17 October 2011
Guest Comment: How financial advice will change for good
If you have a financial adviser there are fundamental changes on the horizon which will affect how you access and pay for advice
30 September 2011
ICB report recommends banks separate retail and investment arms to avert future crises
The report states UK banks should ring-fence money deposited by the public from 'casino' operations
12 September 2011
28 July 2021
First Direct's £100 bank switch bribe - go quick
Ends 9am Wed
New. Broadband price war
Incl cheapest deal in 18mths - '£13/mth'
Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
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Card providers to 'reserve' up to £100 when you pay at supermarket fuel pumps - here's what's happening27 July 2021Motorists paying for fuel at automated supermarket pumps across the UK now face having up to £100 on their debit or credit card temporarily "reserved" while they fill up to make sure they can afford the fuel in advance. Here's what's happening and what it means for you.
27 July 2021Virgin Mobile is to close down its pay-as-you go (PAYG) services from January 2022 in a move that impacts 123,000 customers. Here's what it means for your plan, mobile number, and unused credit.
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Mortgage prisoner review launched amid concerns even MORE homeowners could be trapped on expensive rates26 July 2021More homeowners than previously thought could be trapped on expensive mortgage rates and unable to switch, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted.
Plans for bailiffs to be self-regulated revealed but Martin Lewis warns compulsory regulation that all firms must follow is needed26 July 2021Plans for bailiffs in England and Wales to be self-regulated have been put forward by the Centre for Social Justice in a bid to better protect people in debt. But Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, warns that the industry-funded body doesn't go far enough, saying that every bailiff firm needs to be "tightly and independently" regulated.
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.
26 July 2021
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