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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 MoneySavingExpert.com (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) MoneySavingExpert.com 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

Martin Lewis: If you need to call your bank, you can just dial 159

If you need to call your bank; just dial 159. That's the message MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis gave in the second episode of his new series of The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV.

1 October 2021

Martin: Student loan costs may rise £400/yr

Martin Lewis has AGAIN warned the Government against possible retrospective changes to the terms and conditions of existing student loan contracts. In a new video, the MoneySavingExpert.com founder responds to reports of a possible shake-up to student loans, which could see the earnings threshold you start repaying at cut, costing many £400/yr more.

27 September 2021

Martin Lewis explains the financial help you can get if you've been 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the Covid app or NHS Test & Trace

Over 600,000 people in England and Wales were 'pinged' and told to self-isolate by the NHS Covid-19 app between 8 and 14 July, new figures show. If you're one of them, there's a range of financial support you could get.

22 July 2021

Martin Lewis tells ministers it's time to stop hiding the student living loan parental contribution - parents should be told they may be expected to pay £1,000s

While tuition fees get all the column inches, the biggest practical problem most students face is hidden. The living loan and/ or grant students receive is slashed based on parental income but there's no warning this gap needs filling. Today, MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has written to ministers to urge them to stop hiding the university parental contributions built into the student finance system.

12 June 2021

Campaigners call for action to fix 'absurd' universal credit flaws stopping vulnerable people getting help managing benefits

Campaigners have called on the Government to fix "absurd flaws" with the benefits system that prevent vulnerable people from getting help from family and friends to manage their Universal Credit accounts. Without this help, campaigners warn claimants ultimately risk losing their benefits.

26 May 2021