Metro Bank queues after social media 'rumours' - are your savings safe?
Metro Bank has said "false rumours" were the reason customers queued outside some of its branches at the weekend to withdraw their possessions from safe deposit boxes
13 May 2019
Easy-access savings rates on rise as 'Marcus effect' shakes up market
Easy-access savings rates have been moving upwards since the launch of Goldman Sachs' market-leading Marcus savings account a little over two weeks ago
12 October 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
NS&I launches new fixed savings bonds - how do they stack up?
Government-backed savings provider NS&I has launched new fixed savings accounts – though all fall short of the top deals
4 December 2017
Virgin Money launches Man Utd savings – but does it hit the back of the net?
Savers with an alliance to Manchester United may be tempted by a new one-year fixed savings account paying 3%
4 July 2017
Savers to get more protection against banks going bust
The level of protection for individual savers with money in banks and building societies that go bust is set to increase
19 January 2017
Chancellor faces renewed call to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut
Andrew Tyrie has written to Chancellor George Osborne calling for him to prevent an 'absurd' savings protection cut
11 September 2015
Chancellor called to prevent 'absurd' savings protection cut
A fall in the amount of savings protected if your bank goes bust is 'absurd' says the chairman of the Treasury Committee
22 July 2015
Government savings protection to be cut
The amount of money protected if your bank, building society or credit union goes bust will fall from £85,000 to £75,000
3 July 2015
Yorkshire Building Society to buy Egg: How it affects you
The buy-out, expected to be complete towards the end of the year, will mean reduced protection for some savers
25 July 2011
28 July 2021
New. Broadband price war
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Travel insurance from £9/week
Incl some Covid cover
New. Help if you're 'pinged' or told to isolate
Martin's video explainer
Slash PCR travel test costs to £40
Avoid £100+ fees
'I reclaimed £3,500 in packaged bank fees'
'...going back to 1990'
15 summer cinema savers
Incl £2.50 entry & free O2 Monday tickets
Updated. Should you join diesel compensation claims?
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Students urged to apply for university funding now if they plan to get a place via 'clearing' – don't wait for your A-level results30 July 2021Prospective university and college students who plan to go through a process known as 'clearing' to get onto a course should not wait for their exam results before applying for student finance.
Over £28bn in old coins and bank notes still to be cashed in - here's how to make yours spendable again30 July 2021More than £28 billion worth of paper £5, £10, £20 and £50 notes are still to be cashed in, while just over £100 million worth of old 'round pound' coins are also yet to be returned. Here's how to make your old notes and coins spendable again.
30 July 2021If you're suddenly unable to work due to the coronavirus crisis, or you've been laid off, this guide looks at what benefits you can claim, what you're entitled to under universal credit plus tells you how to make a claim.
30 July 2021If 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.
30 July 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
27 July 2021
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