UK escapes recession
The UK climbed out of the double-dip recession with a bang between July and September as the economy returned to growth
25 October 2012
Olympics lift for job market
The jobless total fell by 7,000 to 2.59 million in the quarter to July after a big jump in the number of people in work
12 September 2012
Jobless total lowest for a year
Unemployment has fallen after a big jump in the number of people in work
15 August 2012
Olympics knockers start cheering as support hits 87%
Olympics fever and Team GB's phenomenal success has led to a complete transformation in public attitude
11 August 2012
Dodgy Olympics tickets to be refunded
Sports fans who unwittingly bought invalid London Olympics tickets from some Norwegian traders will get money back
1 August 2012
Visa-only card warning for Olympics
If you're heading to the Olympics or Paralympics, the only way to pay at venues is using a Visa card or cash
24 July 2012
Rents rise for third month in a row
Rents continued to rise in June as people struggle to to get on the property ladder, says a new study
20 July 2012
NCP punishes Londoners with Olympics car park price hike
Motorists who use NCP car parks in London face price rises, after the firm massively upped tariffs this week
20 July 2012
Petrol prices on the rise again
The price of petrol at the pumps is rising once more after weeks of falls, says the AA
19 July 2012
New Scottish Power tariff could spark energy price war
Scottish Power has launched the cheapest dual fuel tariff on the market, which uSwitch says could start a price war
17 July 2012
16 June 2021
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'Don't over worry about credit scores'
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Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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