Budget 2018: Premium Bond minimum to be lowered to £25
The minimum amount you can save in Premium Bonds will be cut to £25, and people other than parents and grandparents will be able to gift bonds to children, the Chancellor has announced
29 October 2018
Newcastle Building Society launches top cash Lifetime ISA
Newcastle Building Society has launched a market-leading cash Lifetime ISA
25 October 2018
Savers pay £2m into new Help to Save scheme in one month
The new savings scheme gives up to a £1,200 bonus to people on low incomes
9 October 2018
Help to Save for those on low incomes gives up to £1,200 bonus
The new Government-backed scheme has launched today
17 September 2018
Top savings rates have barely moved in the two weeks since base rate rise, MSE data reveals
Savers have barely seen any benefit since the Bank of England increased the base rate by 0.25 percentage points two week
16 August 2018
Wyelands Bank launches two market-leading savings accounts
Wyelands Bank has launched one-year and two-year fixed savings accounts paying 2.15% and 2.25%
3 August 2018
Retirement 'wake-up' packs to be sent to help protect pensions savers
Over 50s are to be sent retirement 'wake-up' packs to give more help and guidance on how to access their pension savings
28 June 2018
Virgin launches savings account paying Flying Miles instead of cash interest - but will it take off?
Virgin Money has today launched a one-year fixed savings account offering 'Flying Club Miles' instead of cash interest
26 June 2018
Loyalty really DOESN'T pay as ISAs for faithful customers offer dire rates
Nationwide is offering an exclusive 'Loyalty' Cash ISA for those who've been with it for at least a year.
22 June 2018
Post Office launches market-leading savings account
The Post Office has launched a market-leading easy-access savings account paying 1.33%, including a fixed bonus
22 June 2018
25 May 2022
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Morrisons becomes the fourth major retailer to hike meal deal prices this year - here's how it compares24 May 2022Morrisons has increased the cost of its meal deal by 50p from £3 to £3.50, making it the fourth major retailer to up prices this year. Here's how it compares.
24 May 2022NS&I will increase its Premium Bond prize fund rate, which is equivalent to a yearly interest rate, from 1% to 1.4% from 1 June. The odds of each £1 Premium Bond number winning a prize will also increase from 34,500 to one to 24,500 to one.
24 May 2022We've the latest on the testing and self-isolation rules for travellers visiting popular destinations abroad, plus full refund and insurance rights for overseas and UK travel.
Mis-sold an Amigo loan? Redress could soon be on its way after High Court approves complaints scheme23 May 2022A compensation plan put forward by Amigo Loans to return at least £112 million to borrowers it wrongly mis-sold high-interest loans to has today (23 May) been approved by the High Court. The move is a significant win for borrowers and follows a previous proposal that was rejected by the Court.
23 May 2022Children's toy subscription service Whirli has gone into administration. The collapse affects around 10,500 customers. Here's what it means for your refund and return rights.
24 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.
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.
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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