Tens of thousands of Aviva customers to be refunded up to £100
About 50,000 Aviva customers will be refunded up to £100 each after the insurer admitted they had been overcharged
24 May 2018
Families hit by soaring funeral costs
The cost of cremations and burials is up by 5% in the last year with big variations in price depending on where you live
10 May 2017
Getting an annuity? Providers will soon have to tell you if there's a cheaper deal elsewhere
New rules from the regulator will force firms to tell you if their rivals are cheaper
25 November 2016
'I've got something unpleasant to tell you'
Protect yourself and loved ones from the 3Ds - Death, Divorce & Dementia
14 October 2016
Major strategy launched to improve financial skills
A major 10-year strategy to help consumers prepare for and manage their money has been published today
28 October 2015
Stonebridge to axe life insurance cover for thousands: consider alternatives now
Stonebridge set to axe its monthly renewable life protection product for thousands - consider getting cover elsewhere
19 October 2015
Got life insurance before March 1984? The price you pay may soon rise
Life insurance holders with policies taken out before 14 March 1984 could pay higher premiums from 6 April
2 April 2015
New insurance laws will stop insurers wriggling out of claims
The Insurance Act 2015 will help stop insurers unfairly rejecting customers' claims due to wrong information given
16 February 2015
Banks agree to improve complaints processes after FCA review
Several financial firms have agreed to improve the way they deal with customer complaints
17 November 2014
Are you due an Aviva refund? Insurer correcting 'historical errors'
Hundreds of thousands of Aviva life insurance customers could be due a refund
12 February 2014
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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Martin Lewis urges EVERYONE with a mortgage to check urgently if they can switch and save £1,000s, as rates drop below 1%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.
15 June 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
15 June 2021The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more
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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