MSE pressure forces broker Tembo to remove ads encouraging people to pay off student loans by remortgaging
Mortgage broker Tembo has taken down misleading online adverts encouraging people to remortgage to repay their student loans after pressure from MoneySavingExpert.com.
12 May 2022
Homeowners could switch to a cheaper mortgage more easily as lending rules are set to be relaxed
Tens of thousands of mortgage prisoners are now one step closer to being freed, after the financial regulator began consulting on relaxing mortgage affordability rules, in an important step forward for MoneySavingExpert.com's long-running campaign.
26 March 2019
Regulator under fire for lack of 'urgency' on mortgage prisoners
The Financial Conduct Authority has been accused of having no
14 June 2018
Remortgaging? Tesco Bank has launched a market-leading 1.68% five-year fix
Tesco Bank has launched the new lowest five-year fixed rate mortgage deal – at 1.68% with a £995 fee if you borrow 60%
6 June 2017
YBS wades in on mortgage price war with lowest rate EVER of 0.89%
Yorkshire Building Society has taken the lead in the race to offer the lowest mortgage deal
21 April 2017
Mortgage price war: 1.29% FIVE year fix
Check NOW to see if you can take advantage and save £1,000s ditching & switching
19 April 2017
Warning: Cheapest-ever mortgages are disappearing – yet ACT NOW and you could still save £1,000s
Review options this Xmas in case best buys vanish, eg, 1.17% 2yr fix
21 December 2016
'Now's the time to try to cut your mortgage by £1,000s. Leave it & you risk missing out'
Martin warns market reaction to Trump's victory is boosting rates
16 November 2016
Hundreds of thousands of mortgage customers to be reimbursed £100s over arrears payments
Around 750,000 customers with mortgage payment shortfalls have overpaid when trying to clear their arrears
19 October 2016
New 0.99% mortgage – but is now the time?
You can slash your EXISTING mortgage costs by £1,000s with the cheapest-ever two-year-fix remortgage launched, at 0.99%
29 June 2016
18 May 2022
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Cheaper energy deals kiboshed
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Lloyds' free £125 bank bribe
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Two MoneySavers reclaim £1,000+: How to check and challenge incorrect water bills if you use a soakaway or septic tank19 May 2022Two MoneySavingExpert.com users have secured refunds and compensation worth thousands - and reduced their waste water bills - after arguing their bills should have been lower as their homes aren't connected to public sewers. Here's how others in England and Wales can maybe do the same.
Over 100,000 Vodafone customers unable to redeem Airtime Rewards to put towards their phone bill – here’s what you can do18 May 2022More than 100,000 Vodafone customers have been unable to redeem Airtime Rewards against their mobile phone bill since the start of May due to a technical glitch. The cashback scheme has implemented a temporary fix, which sees cashback paid into your bank account, for now. Here is all you need to know.
Lloyds Banking Group to shut another 20 Lloyds branches and eight Halifax outlets - here's what's happening18 May 2022Lloyds Banking Group has announced a further round of branch closures, with 28 more outlets being shut across the UK between August and November this year. The closures are made up of 20 Lloyds Bank branches and eight Halifax outlets.
17 May 2022With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.
Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem17 May 2022Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.
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.
3 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.
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.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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