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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, 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