One in seven worry about money 'every day' during the run-up to Christmas
Nearly one in seven Brits worry about money every day in the lead-up to Christmas, according to National Debtline
6 December 2017
New advice service launched for those with mental health and debt problems
The charity Mental Health UK has set up a new debt advice service for those with money and mental health problems
28 November 2017
Increase in debts passed to bailiffs by local authorities - here's what you need to know
The number of debts passed to bailiffs by local authorities in England and Wales has jumped 14% in two years
14 November 2017
A credit card debt-cutting masterclass
A host of new cards and offers to help you slash debt + get paid to shift credit and store cards to 0%
4 January 2017
12 MoneySaving tips to do NOW – incl gift return rights, mega sales & free £200
It's Christmas week so if you've time off (or you're bored at work), follow our pointers to boost your coffers...
30 December 2016
Lenders 'miss early chances' to spot and help struggling customers
The Financial Conduct Authority has examined the issue of late and missed loan payments to see what help lenders give
13 December 2016
Call for 'breathing space' bill to give those with debt a year’s respite
People experiencing money troubles could soon benefit from up to a year's 'breathing space' from the drivers of debt
20 October 2016
StepChange's debt research reignites calls for 'breathing space' scheme
Stark survey results showing the poor treatment of people in debt have reignited calls for a 'breathing space' scheme
8 June 2016
PayPlan 'Cover My Payments' member? Check if you should ditch it and get your money back
Letters sent by PayPlan cast doubts over whether people fully understood the membership schemes they were buying
5 May 2015
Payday loan crisis calls up 94%
The National Debtline charity took over 20,000 calls for help with payday loans in 2012, up 94% from the previous year
27 February 2013
8 travel-money must-knows
Don't overpay to pay (ole!)
Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
New. Cheapest ever loans at 2.7%
If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
2for1 theme parks and attractions
Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and more
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Shoppers unhappy as supermarket comparison site Trolley could be forced to close - here's what's happening28 June 2022Supermarket price comparison site Trolley is on the brink of shutting down over licensing issues. If it closes, hundreds of thousands of users will no longer be able to use it to save money when grocery shopping - here's what's happening.
28 June 2022Netflix has confirmed it will introduce a cheaper subscription plan for its users that includes adverts. We don't have all the details yet but here's what we do know.
BT, Sky, Virgin, Vodafone and others pledge to help broadband and mobile customers struggling with bills28 June 2022The UK's biggest broadband and mobile providers – BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Three, Virgin Media O2, and Vodafone – have agreed to a set of measures aimed to ensure customers struggling to pay their bills during the cost of living crisis don't get cut off from essential services.
Struggling with energy bills but don't get the £150 council tax help? Check our council-by-council list to see if you're due further support28 June 2022If you weren't eligible for the £150 council tax rebate to help with the cost of living but are struggling to pay your energy bills, you may be entitled to a one-off cash payment. We've trawled the websites of every UK council to see which ones have released their eligibility criteria for the money, and so check below.
Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package – plus more info on today's announcement28 June 2022Martin 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.
17 June 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
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