Ofgem warns energy firms over forced installation of prepayment meters
British Gas, Ovo Energy and Utility Warehouse forcibly installed many more prepayment meters than their competitors
18 June 2018
'I got a £7,000 council tax refund after mum was diagnosed as severely mentally impaired'
The families of those with a 'severe mental impairment' have successfully recouped £1,000s in council tax overpayments
8 May 2018
140,000 prepayment customers couldn't afford to heat their homes
One hundred and forty thousand households have been left without gas or electricity
20 April 2018
Energy price cap could start THIS year as bill launched in Parliament
An energy price cap could be introduced before next winter – but you don't need to wait, you can switch and save NOW
26 February 2018
Flybe doubles unaccompanied child charge to £79
Flybe customers buying a ticket for a child travelling on their own will have to pay an extra £79 each way
21 February 2018
Five million households could see energy bills rise in April as Ofgem hikes price cap
Around five million households could see their bills rise by £58 a year
7 February 2018
Revealed: Trick to use the 16-25 Railcard to save £100s on your commute (and it'll work for the 26-30 Railcard too)
Commuters on some routes can use a 16-25 Railcard to save up to £700 on a year's train travel
24 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: Tax hike on new diesel cars
New diesel cars which don't meet the latest emissions standards will go up by one tax band from April 2018
22 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty axed for most first-time buyers
Stamp duty has been abolished with immediate effect for first-time buyers purchasing properties costing under £300,000
22 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: National living wage to rise next April
The national living wage is to rise by 4.4% in April 2018, from £7.50/hour to £7.83/hour
22 November 2017
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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.
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.
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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