Revealed: 100,000+ overpaid student loans last year because they were on the WRONG payment plan – how to reclaim
More than 100,000 people overpaid student loans in the last year alone as they were recorded as being on the wrong loan plan – and many can reclaim £100s or even £1,000s
15 December 2020
HSBC, First Direct, M&S Bank or John Lewis Finance customer? If you’ve been in arrears in the past you may be sent a cheque for £100
HSBC Group says an internal review uncovered instances where customers in arrears hadn't been received the quality of service expected between 2010 and 2019.
14 December 2020
Revealed: 700,000+ overpaid a combined £100m+ on student loans last year – how to reclaim
A huge number of graduates and other student loan borrowers repaid over £100m more than they needed to last year, new figures obtained by MoneySavingExpert.com reveal. The vast majority of this cash hasn't been claimed back - but the good news is, if you've overpaid, it's easy to reclaim
20 October 2020
Student Loans Company's new 'quick repayment' tool is dangerous and irresponsible, says Martin Lewis
MoneySavingExpert.com is today slamming "irresponsible and dangerous" changes made by the Student Loans Company to its website, which fly in the face of evidence and recommendations presented to both it and the Government
10 August 2020
High-cost credit firms rapped for suggesting customers borrow more to fund 'exotic' holidays
Some high-cost credit firms are allowing repeated borrowing which puts consumers at risk of building up high levels of debt, and using marketing messages that suggest customers can borrow extra money in order to fund exotic holidays, a review by the financial regulator has found
6 August 2020
Regulator to ban interest rate-linked car finance commission
The financial regulator has announced it will ban commission models that give car finance dealers an incentive to raise customers’ costs from next year
28 July 2020
Car finance and high-cost credit payment holidays extended
The financial regulator has confirmed further measures to support borrowers struggling to make payments on car finance deals, buy-now-pay-later agreements and other credit products due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many able to get another three-month payment holiday if needed
15 July 2020
Tide halts bounce back loan lending, leaving 10,000s stuck on its waiting list
Business banking fintech firm Tide has stopped offering bounce back loans and has closed its waiting list to new borrowers after failing to secure funding to support its lending
8 July 2020
Car finance and high-cost credit payment holidays set to be extended
The financial regulator has proposed further measures to support borrowers struggling to make payments on car finance deals, buy-now-pay-later agreements and other credit products due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many set to be offered another three-month payment holiday if needed
3 July 2020
Bounce Back Loan MSE Survey results: HSBC & Tide worst service + new customers & sole traders struggle + delays common
Substantial numbers of bounce back loan applicants suffer delays, rejections and credit checks, a MoneySavingExpert.com survey of more than 5,000 small business applicants has found
30 June 2020
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19 January 2021MoneySavingExpert.com is today launching the The Academoney, or more formally the MSE Academy of Money - a new, free adult online financial education course provided jointly with the Open University
19 January 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
19 January 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.
18 January 2021Cold weather payments worth £25 have been triggered in some parts of the UK after another cold snap. It's the third week the payments, which are designed to help households pay for energy bills when temperatures plummet, have been dished out this winter
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11 January 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...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more5 January 2021Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
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