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Two MoneySavers reclaim £1,000+: How to check and challenge incorrect water bills if you use a soakaway or septic tank

Two 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.

19 May 2022

Thousands of Vodafone customers unable to redeem Airtime Rewards to put towards their phone bill – here’s what you can do

Almost 14,000 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.

19 May 2022

Bank of England increases base rate to 1% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings

The Bank of England has increased base rates to 1% from 0.75% after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted in favour of a rise. The base rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and influences what borrowers pay and savers earn.

10 May 2022

Post Office savings accounts to no longer accept payments from non-linked accounts

Certain Post Office savings accounts will no longer accept payments into them from 1 March 2022 unless they're from a linked current account (or if they're via cheque or cash).

9 March 2022

It's time to slay the pelican! Five easy ways to save on big bills in 2022

From 0% balance transfers to switching up your broadband, see our top five tips for saving money in 2022.

18 January 2022

More than £74 million in Premium Bond prizes sitting unclaimed – how to check if you've won

More than 2 million Premium Bond prizes worth a combined £74 million remain unclaimed, according to the latest figures from NS&I. If you have or have ever had Premium Bonds, here's how to check if you've won.

18 November 2021

The vast majority of MoneySavers have more in savings than they owe in debts, finds new MSE poll

The vast majority of MoneySavers are worth more than they owe, a new poll has found. But this varies by age.

8 September 2021

Share Centre LISA customer? Transfer to a new provider now if you don't want your savings moved to OneFamily and invested

Share Centre Lifetime ISA customers will see their accounts transferred to OneFamily in July, while any cash currently held will be automatically invested.

3 June 2021

Atom Bank savers alarmed by messaging blunder - what you need to know

Atom Bank has mistakenly sent duplicate notifications to many of its customers, with one which warns an "external account" has been connected to savers' accounts prompting widespread alarm. The bank has temporarily restricted access to its app to stop more notifications going out, but it says it's NOT been hacked and that customers' money is safe - we've full details on what we know so far below.

25 May 2021

Ratesetter investors furious as 'technical issue' delays withdrawals after account closures

Thousands of Ratesetter investors have been left waiting to get their cash back from closed accounts after a 'technical issue' delayed withdrawals made over the Bank Holiday weekend and on Tuesday. The peer-to-peer lender says it's now fixed the problem though, and says payments should arrive in customers' accounts by the end of Thursday (8 April).

8 April 2021