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Budget 2023: Childcare support to be boosted for children from nine months and for parents on universal credit – here's what you need to know

The announcements form a package of new measures designed to help parents, revealed by the Chancellor in today's Budget.

20 March 2023

Help for struggling mortgage borrowers confirmed – but Martin Lewis says it's 'a thin sandwich'

New guidance designed to help homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments has been published by the financial regulator, though it has been likened to an "empty sandwich" by founder Martin Lewis.

10 March 2023

Martin Lewis: Three important questions for anyone with a cash ISA

Don't pay tax on your savings interest? Then cash ISAs are probably not for you. If you do, and a cash ISA works, then make sure you check your rates as most earn diddly squat.

25 January 2023

Martin Lewis: Warning - fix your mortgage if you want certainty but you could end up paying more than you need to

Planning to fix your mortgage? You might want to wait a little while longer before doing so as you could end up paying more than you need to. That's the warning founder Martin Lewis gave in the opening episode of the new series of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

20 October 2022

Martin Lewis: Existing Government help on energy bills now totally swallowed up by October price cap rise – more support is needed desperately founder Martin Lewis has called on the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates to take immediate action over spiralling energy costs.

26 August 2022

Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package – plus more info on today's announcement

Martin puts his, MSE users' and his social media followers' questions to Rishi Sunak following today's announcement of a new cost of living crisis support package.

28 June 2022

Police issue warning over fake emails claiming to be from Martin Lewis after more than 1,000 reported in just three days

Consumers should watch out for fake emails regarding Bitcoin investments that claim to be from (MSE) founder Martin Lewis after more than 1,000 people reported receiving the scam emails in the space of just three days.

22 April 2022

Martin Lewis: Why your energy bill might be going up by MORE than 54%

As April's energy price cap increase looms, many people have contacted us shocked that their monthly energy bills have increased way above the average 54% price cap rise. In the video below (with transcript) founder Martin Lewis explains why this might be the case and suggests what you can do about it if you think the rise is unfair.

22 March 2022

Martin Lewis: How the new flat-rate £200 energy bill loan really works – a 2 minute video explainer

The initiative was announced this week in a bid to help households with the rising cost of living, following confirmation that typical energy bills will rise by £700 a year from 1 April.

4 February 2022

Martin Lewis: Up to 7 million missing out on benefits they're entitled to - are you?

Up to seven million people in the UK are missing out on benefits they're entitled to, according to MSE founder Martin Lewis in the latest episode of his ITV show.

24 January 2022