Saga gives Platinum cardholders last-minute lifeline on outstanding balances
Over-50s financial provider Saga is to throw a last-minute lifeline to Platinum credit cardholders who've yet to settle outstanding balances ahead of the card's closure next week, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal - after leaving customers in limbo for two months
20 March 2019
Saga to axe Platinum travel credit card
Over-50s financial provider Saga has announced it's closing its Platinum credit card in March, and customers have been told any outstanding balance will be "due and owing in full at that point". If you can't pay it off by then, your debt may be transferred but your interest rate could rise - here's what we know so far
16 January 2019
Revealed: Millions face paying insurance firms admin fees of up to £50 to renew
Millions of loyal customers face extra fees of up to £50/year simply for sticking with their existing insurance company
12 July 2016
Jetting off this summer? Act now to save
Don't leave it till the week before, our holiday checklist can save you large, if you sort it now
3 June 2015
Pensioners' energy bills 'doubled since 2005'
The average annual spend on energy bills for over-65s soared to £1,355.90 last year, compared with £668.98 in 2005
11 January 2013
Saga calls for savings scheme to beat 'care crisis'
The Government should introduce a personal savings scheme to fund people's care in later life, says Saga
30 November 2012
Savers lose nearly £18 billion a year
Record low interest rates and multi-billion-pound emergency measures from the Bank of England are hitting deposits
18 June 2012
Can you double your savings interest?
It may sound like nonsense, but many savers can more than double their interest using the savings fountain
13 June 2012
Call to raise cash Isa limit
The Isa system should be revitalised to help beleaguered savers and struggling first-time buyers, says Nationwide
19 March 2012
Pension age rise 'a bitter blow'
The Government's plans to bring forward an increase in the state pension age to 67 have been met with dismay by elderly groups
30 November 2011
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Barclaycard customer? Check your account and don't bin post as it's refunding MORE people, with some getting £1,20025 January 2022Keep an eye out for letters from Barclaycard, even if you weren’t on a repayment plan, as its refunding more customers for incorrect fees. MSE has received an influx of accounts from customers who say they received a surprise refund, with several claiming to have been given more than £1,000.
25 January 2022Martin Lewis answers this question in his new video on the energy crisis below, as well as explaining what might be next for energy bills.
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