Payday lenders to share real-time information on borrowers
Payday lenders are to use an information sharing service on consumers' borrowing habits to help improve loan decisions
15 January 2014
Letting agency fees 'truly out of control'
Tenants are having to go without food and heating to cover 'out of control' letting agency costs, says Shelter
12 June 2013
Cost of renting a home falls slightly
Private rents in England and Wales fell for the fourth month in a row in February - but by just 0.1%
15 March 2013
Tenants 'forced to use payday loans' to beat rent hikes
Shelter says renters are resorting to payday loans and dipping into their children's savings to hang onto their homes
14 March 2013
25% 'ripped off' by letting agents
Almost a quarter of people feel they have been landed with unfairly high fees by letting agents
4 September 2012
Millions cut back on food bills
More than a third of people have reduced their food spending in the last year to help cover their rent or mortgage
19 January 2012
Millions use payday loans and overdrafts to pay the mortgage
One in seven Britons has turned to a payday loan or unauthorised overdraft to cover rent or mortgage costs, Shelter says
4 January 2012
Riot victims help: personal insurance, business insurance, crisis loans
Find out what help is on hand if you've been affected by the disorder
9 August 2011
Home repossessions down but we're 'not out of the woods'
12 August 2010
Government to maintain mortgage rescue schemes
20 July 2010
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23 January 2021Martin has had confirmation that no official announcement on 4th Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will come until the March Budget - more than a month after the grant period starts.
22 January 2021Martin Lewis has helped a struggling mum to clear £30,000 in debt with the help of his tips - and if you're struggling with debt, here's how you can cut your costs and do the same
22 January 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.
22 January 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.
21 January 2021Student tuition fees in England are set to be frozen for another year under new plans put forward by the Government today
11 January 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more5 January 2021Within the last week, we've seen the extension of coronavirus credit card, personal loan and overdraft help to 31 October 2020, with mortgage payment holidays already extended. The regulator's other help schemes are also likely to be extended too, including car finance and payday loans, yet should you do it?
18 January 2021
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