New online student loan repayment service to launch in 2020
A new online student loan repayment service will launch in 2020 to give graduates more up-to-date information about their loans, largely replacing paper statements
30 December 2019
10,000s risk wasting money by choosing to repay their student loan when they don't have to
Tens of thousands of university leavers are risking wasting cash – in some cases over £20,000 – by voluntarily paying off their student loan even though they aren't earning enough to have to
24 May 2019
Top universities and MSE call for current student loan statement to be scrapped
MoneySavingExpert.com and the Russell Group of universities is calling on the Government to scrap the current student loan statement
13 May 2019
Studying in Scotland and struggling with money? This fund gives £900+ to nine out of 10 applicants
Almost 90% of applicants to a fund for students in financial difficulty in Scotland have been accepted in three years
23 March 2018
Huge spike in student loan reclaims - check if you can get £100s back
University leavers reclaimed more than £560,000 over the course of a month for student loans payments
13 February 2018
Started uni in or after 1998 and began repaying your loan 2002-2006? Your loan's being sold
The Government today formally restarted the process of selling off English student loans
31 October 2017
Labour peers fight 'grossly unfair' retrospective student loan hike
The Higher Education and Research Bill faced its second reading in the House of Lords this afternoon
6 December 2016
Erudio to contact graduates again over deferment deadline blunder
Student loans administrator Erudio is to write again to thousands of graduates to confirm new deferment deadlines
28 April 2016
Hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments a 'disgrace'
Millions of graduates will have to repay more of their loans as the Government's U-turned on a promise it made
25 November 2015
Martin Lewis: The 10 changes I'd make to Britain
What would you tweak about the UK? I'm not talking about big contentious change – but quick fixes for life glitches
22 June 2015
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17 May 2022With record numbers lodging passport applications after putting off renewals during the pandemic, delays at the Passport Office are threatening to derail holidays for many. We round up your travel and compensation rights.
Households should ignore scam emails WRONGLY telling them to claim council tax rebates from energy regulator Ofgem17 May 2022Beware scam emails wrongly telling you to click a link to sign up for both a council tax rebate and an energy bill discount. It comes as MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) has received several reports from individuals who've received these emails. Here's what you need to watch out for.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills17 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
17 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.
Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
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.
3 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.
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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