Power of Attorney
1.3m Power of Attorney refunds of up to £54 STILL unclaimed as deadline nears
Over three quarters of the refunds owed on Power of Attorney fees are yet to be claimed with just weeks to go until the deadline, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
1 December 2020
10,000s owed refund of deputyship fees – how to claim
More than 80,000 people who have had deputies appointed for them by the Court of Protection are owed refunds of £240 on average – here's how to check who is owed
4 October 2019
Charity launches dementia-friendly finance guide
The Alzheimer's Society has published a Dementia-Friendly Finance and Insurance Guide to help businesses support people with dementia to manage their finances and stay in work
28 November 2018
Over £11 million paid out for Power of Attorney refunds so far – here's how to claim
Over £11 million has been paid out in over 180,000 refunds for Power of Attorney fees, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal - but this is only a fraction of the amount available to be claimed
15 November 2018
1m+ owed refund of Power of Attorney registration fees - how to claim
If you registered a Power of Attorney between April 2013 and March 2017, you may be due a partial refund
1 February 2018
Power of Attorney fee cut to £82
The fee for registering a Lasting Power of Attorney has dropped from £110 to £82, in a move the Government hopes will en
7 April 2017
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14 October 2016
20 nifty over-50s MoneySaving tips
Are you missing out on pension credit worth £35 a week? This, and many other over-50s MoneySaving tips
8 June 2016
21 New Year's resolutions to save £1,000s
Most resolutions hardly outlast Christmas turkey leftovers, but if you do these now, the impact's felt all year.
6 January 2016
Over-50s MoneySaving tips - take up arms and cut your costs
Like Kylie or Clooney, some things just get better with age. Sadly, your finances aren't always one of them
22 April 2015
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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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