Lloyds bans Bitcoin purchases on its credit cards
Lloyds Banking Group has banned customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its credit cards
5 February 2018
Lloyds and Halifax customers left without 'balance low' text alerts as overdraft changes kick in
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have stopped sending customers text alerts warning about their balance
24 November 2017
Lloyds warning after some Avios Rewards Amex customers hit by fraud
Lloyds Bank customers who have an Avios Rewards American Express credit card are being urged to check their statements
17 November 2017
Halifax and Lloyds overdraft changes - the winners and losers
Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers with an overdraft have seen their fees change – here's what it means
7 November 2017
Overdraft fee drop for millions of Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers
From November, Lloyds Banking Group is simplifying arranged overdraft charges and removing unarranged overdraft fees
12 July 2017
Savings in crisis
Massive market changes as savings bank accounts slashed
19 October 2016
Halifax, Lloyds and TSB to slash rewards and interest on flagship accounts
Three of the country's best-paying current accounts will dramatically cut the interest and rewards they pay
11 October 2016
Make £150 or 6% fixed DESPITE bank cuts
Huge Santander 123 rate cut, others under review, but top accounts aplenty. Ignore the myths - switching's easy
17 August 2016
Lloyds and Halifax interest rates and rewards under threat after Santander 123 cut
Lloyds will examine interest rates, rewards, switching bonuses and other current account perks
15 August 2016
Help to Buy ISA rates begin to be unveiled
Many major providers have announced how much their Help to Buy ISAs will pay in light of their launch tomorrow
30 November 2015
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Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust24 September 2021In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.
JP Morgan launches new 'Chase' bank account that pays 1% cashback and 5% interest - here's how it compares24 September 2021Investment bank JP Morgan has this week announced the launch of a brand new current account called 'Chase'. It offers customers 1% cashback on most spending for a year, 5% interest on savings made when you round-up purchases, and fee-free debit card use abroad. But most can only get it from November and you could earn up to £130 switching bank account NOW, so is Chase worth it?
24 September 2021The change, which the Government says will be implemented as soon as Parliamentary time allows for it, will make it illegal for employers to withhold tips from their workers.
Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts when they shop using Sainsbury's 'scan and go' service in stores24 September 2021Nectar card holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
PCR travel test providers given official warning amid concerns over misleading prices and unfair practices24 September 2021PCR Covid test providers have been told by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to clean up their practices amid concerns they may be breaking consumer law. An open letter has been written by the watchdog identifying a number of "harmful" practices, which it says it will further investigate.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
16 August 2021
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