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
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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
'I was a mortgage prisoner but escaped thanks to MSE and saved £3,600'
There's fresh hope for so-called 'mortgage prisoners' after one MoneySaver agreed a £3,600 saving thanks to our campaign
14 June 2016
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Self-employed and claiming Universal Credit? Martin's warning as "minimum income floor" rule could cut payments27 October 2020MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has warned of the "sinkhole" waiting for many self-employed people in November, when the planned return of the Universal Credit "minimum income floor" rule could slash payments, as they'll be assumed to have more income than they do
27 October 2020Some investors with peer-to-peer lender Ratesetter are still waiting for their cash over seven months after trying to withdraw their investments, with 1,000s in virtual queues to access their money
27 October 2020Mobile companies will be banned from selling 'locked' phones which only work with their network, under new rules coming into force at the end of next year
I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim that my business is adversely affected by coronavirus27 October 2020100s 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.
27 October 2020If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights if you're self employed, including what help's there for limited company directors.
26 October 2020Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more20 October 2020Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
Martin Lewis: I confess, I did a 'decoy effect' experiment on my Twitter and Facebook followers… and it may be why they're buying more Jaffa Cakes7 September 2020Behavioural economics is a powerful science. Some retailers are undoubtedly using it to make us pay more to get less. One element is the 'decoy effect' – where a higher-priced item is sold, to make items next to it look like bargains. So I wanted to do a little experiment to test it
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