Top packaged bank account to stop insuring over-70s unless they pay more
Nationwide is to lower the maximum age covered by its packaged bank account travel insurance from 75 to 70, while raising the surcharge paid by older customers from £50 to £65
3 October 2018
First Direct tops first official bank service league table
New rules mean banks have to publish how likely their customers are to recommend them on service
15 August 2018
Bank switches topped 950,000 in past year - here are the winners and losers
Almost one million current account switches took place in the last 12 months
25 July 2018
New service lets you tell several banks about a death with one form
A new service lets friends and family report the death of an individual to several banks at the same time
13 June 2018
Nationwide launches market-leading cash ISA... but there's a catch
Nationwide has launched a table-topping cash ISA – with a catch
2 March 2018
Due to remortgage? Act now as rates are predicted to rise
If you're considering getting a fixed mortgage deal you need to act quickly as rates are expected to rise
16 February 2018
Current-account switches topped 900,000 in 2017 - here's how you can get £200 for swapping banks
Current-account holders switched their bank more than 900,000 times last year according to the most recent figures
24 January 2018
PPI claimants winning four-figure payouts under new 'Plevin' rule
Banks have started to pay out £1,000s to people reclaiming PPI under a new rule
24 October 2017
Current account switch decline – which banks were the winners and losers?
More than 900,000 current accounts were switched in the last 12 months – a drop of 15% compared with the previous year
26 July 2017
Almost 40% of us now use banking apps
Almost 40% of UK adults now use banking apps, with about 30 transactions taking place every second
29 June 2017
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
26 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update 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...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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