PayPal to introduce £9 a year fee for 'inactive' accounts – act now to dodge it
PayPal is set to introduce an annual fee of up to £12 for users whose accounts have been inactive for a year or more - but you can avoid the charge by logging into your account before the deadline in December
7 December 2020
eBay shakes up seller fees and switches to direct payments – what you need to know
eBay sellers will soon be paid directly into their bank rather than into PayPal accounts. It means PayPal will no longer take a slice of your earnings, but eBay's hiking fees. We explain the full details on what's happening and who the winners and losers are
26 November 2020
PayPal warning: Paying someone you don't know? DON'T use 'friends and family'
PayPal users encouraged by sellers to make payments via its 'friends and family' option instead of 'goods and services' are unnecessarily leaving themselves without payment protection
10 March 2020
Craft Channel customers left reeling over missing orders – your rights
Orders from the shopping channel have failed to arrive amid a change of ownership, with viewers feeling strung along
6 February 2017
'I reclaimed £1,300 after Lowcostholidays collapsed, so thanks MSE!' – users share their success stories
More than 130 holidaymakers with the defunct travel firm have told us they got their money back using our tips
26 August 2016
The top 15 life hacks of 2015
£67-worth of shopping for 11p, PayPal warning, cheap stolen goods, Easyjet refund and more top life hacks
9 December 2015
Social Discount Network order failed to arrive? How to get your money back
Dozens of angry shoppers who ordered from 'Social Discount Network' say they've been left in the dark over their items
23 October 2015
Buy cheap stolen goods – plus other life hacks
Here are our fifteen weird, wonderful, powerful (and of course legal) ways to save money
30 June 2015
Buying goods using PayPal? You'll get better protection from June
If you buy goods using PayPal, you'll have longer to complain when things go wrong under changes from June
16 April 2014
Sim-only provider Ovivo shuts down: Know your rights
Mobile phone firm Ovivo shut down last night without warning, leaving 50,000 customers in the lurch
20 March 2014
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
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Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
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Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3.5k in packaged bank fees'
Back to 1990
15 summer cinema savers
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2 August 2021Over a million more homes and businesses in England are set to get ultrafast broadband connectivity as part of a £5 billion upgrade – though work on the project won't start until next year at the earliest.
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the fifth grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know2 August 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
2 August 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
2 August 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
1 August 2021If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights as an employee including who's eligible to be furloughed.
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.
27 July 2021
22 July 2021
Clever ways to calculate your finances