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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19 January 2022The high street retailer has brought back its 'Price Advantage' initiative that it trialled last summer, which offers up to 50% off selected products.
Virgin Media offers automatic discounts to customers waiting on hold and seeking a price cut - but wait to speak to someone in person as you may be able to get a better deal19 January 2022Virgin Media is offering automated discounts to cable customers put on hold who call up seeking a price cut, MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has learnt, although we've heard of users securing far better deals if they stay on the line and haggle in person.
Lloyds Bank ordered to settle two-year-old Section 75 claim involving PayPal - here's how you can fight for a refund too19 January 2022Lloyds Bank has been ordered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to settle a so-called 'Section 75' claim that is almost two-years old after the high-street lender tried to avoid making a payout because the items were bought via PayPal.
Martin Lewis: Pay more than £10/mth on your mobile bill? You’re probably burning cash – here’s how to cut costs18 January 2022Bill payers may be surprised to learn that if they’re paying more than £10 a month for their mobile phones, they may be burning through cash. That’s the message from MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) founder Martin Lewis this week as he offers tips on cutting the costs of your phone bill.
18 January 2022Together Energy, including its subsidiary Bristol Energy, has ceased trading. In total, the two brands have about 176,000 household customers between them. If you're affected, your supply will continue and credit balances are protected. While it's likely you'll pay more now, there are no savings to be had by switching.
10 January 2022This is my sixth annual steps blog. My well-documented obsession with the 'quantified self' is showing no sign of abating. According to my tracker, I did 9,284,614 steps (nearly 400,000 more than last year) – a ridiculous, hopefully healthy obsession.
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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