'Buy now, pay later' firms banned from backdating interest on money you've already repaid
Firms which offer 'buy now, pay later' deals won't be able to charge backdated interest on money that's already been repaid, under new rules the financial regulator says will come into effect from November
12 June 2019
Lenders 'miss early chances' to spot and help struggling customers
The Financial Conduct Authority has examined the issue of late and missed loan payments to see what help lenders give
13 December 2016
1,000s of Argos store card holders due refund after late-payment overcharging
Argos has announced it's set aside £30m to compensate some of its store card customers after late-payment overcharging
9 June 2016
A masterclass to cut the cost of ALL debts
Martin Lewis tackles cutting the cost of different types of debt one at a time.
13 January 2016
Shopping online at Next? It could hurt your credit rating
If you're buying online from Next for the first time, beware a threat to your chances of getting a loan or mortgage
2 May 2014
Debenhams and Topshop store cards sold by Santander
Many store card customers will have their accounts run by SAV Credit next year, after it bought Santander's business
13 May 2013
Banks agree code to help limit overdraft charges
Britain's major banks have agreed not to issue charges when customers exceed their overdraft limit by a small amount
21 November 2011
Store card inducements to be banned
Shops will no longer be able to offer instant discounts to customers who take out expensive store cards
21 November 2011
Bank charges at centre of Lib Dem manifesto
9 April 2010
Credit card lenders forced into fair charges
15 March 2010
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
14 September 2021Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
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