Getting the state pension? Don't bin an HMRC letter that may be worth £10,000s – it's NOT a scam
If you're getting the state pension and receive a letter from HM Revenue and Customs in the post, DON'T bin it. It's not a scam, and it could help you boost your pension by £10,000s.
17 October 2023
Martin Lewis: Four urgent ways you may be due £1,000s in tax back – if you're married, had a PPI payout, wear a work uniform or even just pay tax
If you're married or in a civil partnership, have ever had a PPI payout, wear a uniform to work or pay any income tax, you could be due £100s or even £1,000s in tax back – but you'll need to check urgently.
23 March 2023
Unmarried parent who's lost their partner? If you lived together you may now be eligible for £1,000s in backdated bereavement support
Bereavement support payments are now available to non-married cohabiting couples following a court ruling.
28 February 2023
Revealed: Over a million people overpaid on NHS prescriptions because they didn't buy a 'season ticket'
More than one million people in England missed out on savings of around £40 in the 12 months leading up to this April because they didn't buy a prescriptions 'season ticket'. That's according to data from our Freedom of Information request.
3 January 2023
'I got a £15,000 council tax refund for my mum's dementia and had future bills axed' – here's how to do the same if you're in a similar position
Family members of a 98-year-old – who was refunded £15,000 in council tax overpayments and had future bills axed due to her having vascular dementia – have urged others in a similar position to check if they can do the same.
15 November 2022
60,000 people caught out by tax rebate firm Tax Credits Ltd to be refunded by HMRC - here's how you'll get your money back
The UK tax office is to refund 60,000 people that had tax rebates processed by Tax Credits Ltd. The move comes after a MoneySavingExpert.com investigation found that the third-party tax rebate firm was alleged to have submitted claims using forged signatures, without consent, and made it difficult for people to get hold of any money owed.
30 September 2022
Warning: Taken time off work to look after kids? You could be owed state pension – here's how to check and claim
If you stayed at home to care for family, as far back as 1978, your national insurance record may have been hit with errors that could see you missing out on £1,000s in state pension payments. Below we explain how to check and claim.
1 September 2022
Thousands to be refunded after ground rent ‘unfairly’ doubled – how to get your money back
Thousands of leaseholders who paid a doubled ground rent will receive refunds, the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed. The watchdog has secured undertaking from nine companies that bought freeholds from Taylor Wimpey, which means more than 5,000 households will get their money back.
24 August 2022
Struggling with energy bills but don't get the £150 council tax help? Check our council-by-council list to see if you're due further support
If you weren't eligible for the £150 council tax rebate to help with the cost of living but are struggling to pay your energy bills, you may be entitled to a one-off cash payment. We've trawled the websites of every UK council to see which ones have released their eligibility criteria for the money, and so check below.
12 July 2022
In council tax bands A-D and pay by direct debit? Check when your £150 energy rebate is coming
Most English and Welsh households eligible for the Government's £150 council tax rebate should receive the payment by the end of May – so long as they pay their council tax by direct debit.
30 May 2022
Grab a FREE £200!
Free cash bank switching is back
Martin: It's #DDday
Are you WASTING £100s?
Energy prices set to DROP 15%
Yet you can beat this
Used our car finance complaint tool?
Pls take our survey
Cheapest 50GB Sim we've seen
1m overpay for prescriptions
Top 29mth 0% debt shift
Grab it QUICKLY
Read the full email
For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes simply sign up today – it's spam-free!
Exclusive: Almost one million people in England overpaid for NHS prescriptions in 2022/23 – are you one of them? Here's how to cut your costs20 February 2024If you get more than one prescription a month on average, you could save with a prescriptions 'season ticket' – here's how.
20 February 2024Cosmetics retailer The Body Shop has fallen into administration, with almost half of its 198 stores closing – including seven on Tuesday 27 February – and hundreds of workers facing redundancy. Below we round up all you need to know.
Council tax set to rise for millions in April with most facing 5% hikes – here's what you need to know20 February 2024Council tax bills will rise for millions of people from 1 April, with most local authorities in England preparing increases of 5% – adding around £100 to a typical band D bill. In Wales, most councils are planning rises of between around 5% to 10%.
20 February 2024Energy standing charges, which make up around £300 of most people's yearly bills, are to be reviewed by Ofgem.
DPD recrowned top courier in latest MSE parcel delivery service poll – here are the full results, plus tips if you've had issues16 February 2024DPD has returned to the top of the MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) annual parcel delivery service poll voted on by users – ending Amazon Logistics two-year winning streak.
3 January 2024It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
23 January 2024
10 January 2024
12 December 2023If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
7 December 2023
Clever ways to calculate your finances