Annuity rates 'hit all time low'
Standard annuity rates have collapsed to all-time lows just weeks after new pension freedoms came into force
23 April 2015
Mortgage prices edging up – despite base rate staying at 0.5%
The cost of a new mortgage is showing signs of edging up despite the Bank of England base rate remaining unchanged
8 May 2014
HSBC launches record low 1.49% mortgage
HSBC has launched the lowest ever two-year fixed-rate mortgage at 1.49%, but you'll need a hefty deposit to get it
2 August 2013
Top mortgage rates tumble again
The Post Office and HSBC have both launched the lowest ever two and five-year fixed mortgage rates
1 February 2013
Pensioners' energy bills 'doubled since 2005'
The average annual spend on energy bills for over-65s soared to £1,355.90 last year, compared with £668.98 in 2005
11 January 2013
Should you fix your savings at rock-bottom rates?
As savings rates continue to plummet, is there any point locking in at ultra-low returns?
14 December 2012
Mortgage rates down... but top deals hard to get
Mortgage rates have fallen, but the top deals are still only available to borrowers with a sizeable deposit
16 October 2012
Watch what happens when your bond ends, savers warned
Savers with fixed rate bonds are being warned they could be missing out when their bond's term ends
26 September 2012
Halifax: House prices fell in August
The average house price is £160,256, which was 0.4% lower than the previous month, says Halifax
6 September 2012
Tesco to sell mortgages
Tesco Bank will start to sell mortgages from Monday in the supermarket giant's latest foray into financial services
4 August 2012
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Urgent. Shift debt to 27mths 0%
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
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21 October 2021Tesco has tweaked its rules on how Clubcard holders can spend their points at Cineworld, which has meant some customers have lost out on big savings at the cinema chain.
Buy now, pay later users may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman under new Government plans21 October 2021Shoppers using buy now, pay later (BNPL) services may be able to take complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service in future, as well as claim refunds using Section 75 protection, under new Government proposals.
21 October 2021Goto Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works20 October 2021Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.
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...
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