Martin Lewis: 'Signs that Pockit, Anna Money, Fair FX and other Wirecard accounts may be unlocked this week'
Thousands of prepaid card users have been left unable to access their own cash after the Financial Conduct Authority today ordered Wirecard Card Solutions Ltd to suspend its operations in the UK and freeze customer funds, after a major accounting scandal at its German parent company.
29 June 2020
Got a prepaid Mastercard? You won't be offered rip-off currency conversions from this week
We've long warned travellers to pay in the local currency rather than pounds to avoid hideous exchange rates - and from Friday, if you've a Mastercard prepaid card you won't be offered transactions in pounds at all
8 April 2019
Monzo users left unable to use prepaid cards after new outage
App-based bank Monzo experienced problems today, with many prepaid card users unable to make payments
25 October 2017
Ukash travel cards to close next month
Ukash cardholders will have to pay a fee to transfer money back to their bank account if they don't spend their balance
9 January 2017
My Travel Cash axes prepaid travel cards – what to do if you've got one
My Travel Cash withdraws prepaid cards so you've until 4 October to withdraw or spend your money
22 August 2016
Ukash U-turn over closure charge as prepaid travel card adds fees
Travellers with a Ukash prepaid card will be hit with a raft of new charges from April
16 February 2016
The 10 travel must-knows before you go
The great jet-away has started so I've compiled a list of need to knows to get the maximum bang for your bucks
30 July 2015
The pound hits an eight year high buying €1.43 – here's how you get that rate
Tourist rates can be rubbish, so here are our top 10 tips to max your rate
21 July 2015
Is it worth changing euros for the summer holidays now?
The euro has weakened even further over the last week and £1 can now buy you €1.34 at the spot rate
26 January 2015
Keep forgetting your PIN? Fingerprint recognition cards on the way
Shoppers will be able to use fingerprint authenticated bank cards to pay for shopping from next year
20 October 2014
3 March 2021
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Chancellor commits to looking for 'workable solutions' to help mortgage prisoners - and praises MSE's campaign5 March 2021The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has told MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis that the Government will keep looking for solutions to help mortgage prisoners, after Martin tackled him on the issue
Martin Lewis quizzes Chancellor Rishi Sunak on self-employed income support, stamp duty, benefits help & more5 March 2021Martin has put your questions to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak in a Budget Special of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show, tackling the man in charge of the nation's finances on income support for the self-employed and limited company directors, whether the stamp duty holiday really helps homebuyers, extra help for those on legacy benefits, mortgage prisoner solutions and much more
No more coronavirus support to come for limited company directors, Chancellor Rishi Sunak tells Martin Lewis5 March 2021The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has told MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis that limited company directors won't be getting any additional financial support during the pandemic, admitting that when it comes to extra help, the door is "firmly shut"
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the third grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know5 March 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.
5 March 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.
23 February 2021
11 January 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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