Government cuts electric car grants by £1,000 – here is what is happening
Electric vehicle (EV) grants have this week been cut by £1,000, from £2,500 to £1,500. The change, the Government says, will mean more people looking to change to an EV will be able to make use of the grant.
17 December 2021
TfL makes £15 congestion charge permanent but removes fee after 6pm - here’s all you need to know
Transport for London (TfL) is making the £15 congestion charge permanent from 21 February 2022, but drivers won’t have to pay the fee after 6pm on weekdays and before 12pm or after 6pm on weekends. Here’s what’s happening.
16 December 2021
New railcard to extend child fares to 16 and 17-year-olds
A new railcard will be launched this year to let 16 and 17-year-olds buy half-price train tickets, the Government has announced
2 January 2019
Commuters caught in May's train chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, MPs say
Commuters travelling on the worst affected routes during May's timetable chaos should receive a discount on next year's travel, a group of MPs has said
4 December 2018
Revealed: Millions more WILL be able to get the 26-30 Railcard
The 26-30 Railcard will be put back on sale and made available to millions more people, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
16 March 2018
New 26-30 Railcard is being trialled nationwide - but there are only 10,000 up for grabs
A nationwide trial of the 26-30 Railcard has started
12 March 2018
Want to get PAID to travel the UK and Europe by train? National Rail's hiring a new 'chief adventure officer'
If you're eligible for a 16-25 Railcard, National Rail's offering you the chance to get paid £10,000 to travel by train
28 December 2017
New 16-18 Railcard set to cut costs of peak train travel
A new railcard to cut the cost of peak-time travel for 16 to 18-year-olds who are studying or training is to be trialled
4 December 2017
Revealed: Trick to use the 16-25 Railcard to save £100s on your commute (and it'll work for the 26-30 Railcard too)
Commuters on some routes can use a 16-25 Railcard to save up to £700 on a year's train travel
24 November 2017
Details of 26-30 Railcard trial confirmed ahead of Budget launch
Full details of how the new 26-30 Railcard will work have been revealed, just a day before the Budget
21 November 2017
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Watch Martin Lewis's Q&A with Rishi Sunak on the new cost of living support package - plus more info on today's announcement26 May 2022Watch Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com's (MSE), Q&A interview with the Chancellor of the Exchequer below. Martin put his, MSE users’ and Martin’s social media followers’ questions to Rishi Sunak MP following today’s cost of living crisis support package announcement.
Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
26 May 2022With the announcement of the Government's energy cost of living plans due out at lunchtime. I thought I'd speedily bash out a note down of what (from memory) I'd asked the Chancellor for when we spoke on Monday - and the other general suggestions I've been making.
24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
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