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Martin Lewis warns HSBC, First Direct and M&S customers after man nearly chucked away unexpected cheque thinking it was a scam
Martin Lewis has issued an important warning to customers and former customers of HSBC, First Direct, M&S Bank and John Lewis Finance
15 January 2021
Martin Lewis: How to save thousands cutting energy, TV, broadband, phone and council tax bills
Households could save thousands cutting their energy, TV, broadband, phone and council tax bills, according to MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis. Below he takes you through how
15 January 2021
Martin Lewis video: Should you keep Premium Bonds now the prize fund has dropped to 1%?
Around 21 million people with a staggering £99 billion saved in NS&I Premium Bonds saw their chance of winning fall this month, as the prize-fund rate dropped from 1.4% to 1%. But should you stick or twist? MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis reveals whether Premium Bonds are still worth it
4 December 2020
First-ever financial education textbook to hit schools in Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland, funded by Martin
The first-ever financial education textbook to hit schools in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – part funded by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis – has been announced today, following the successful roll out of the original version in England
28 July 2020
Fake 'Martin Lewis' scam ads firm shut down in court – but victims lost £1.5m
An online cryptocurrency trading company which falsely claimed it was supported or endorsed by high-profile entrepreneurs including MSE founder Martin Lewis has been wound-up - but only after it lost almost £1.5 million of its victims’ funds
30 June 2020
MoneySavingExpert.com turns 17 – here's how we've changed over the years and helped you save BILLIONS
MoneySavingExpert is 17 years old this weekend – and to celebrate, we're taking a look back at how the site has evolved since 2003 and some of our users' most eye-catching success stories
21 February 2020
Searching for 'Martin Lewis PPI'? Make sure you don't get caught out by an ad
Users searching for the terms 'Martin Lewis PPI' and 'Money Saving Expert PPI' on Google are being met with links to claims firms - which may charge commission on reclaims - at the top of their search
7 August 2019
Had a cold caller at your door? They're NOT from MoneySavingExpert.com
We've heard reports of cold callers claiming to be from MoneySavingExpert.com. So once again we're warning everyone – MoneySavingExpert NEVER cold calls
23 July 2019
Martin Lewis, Citizens Advice and Facebook launch major initiatives to fight scam ads
Both initiatives have launched today
16 July 2019
MSE Charity celebrates 10 years since giving its first grant
The MSE Charity is celebrating 10 years since its first grants were handed out
3 April 2019
13 January 2021
Martin's 0% January masterclass
How to slash all debt costs
'£13.34/mth' UNLIMITED Sim
Cheapest we've ever seen
£5 off a £25 spend at Lidl
For app newbies
Martin on Premium Bonds
Should your money be there?
Don't trust energy comparisons right now
Many save MORE than they say
£50 of Lottie London make-up £19 delivered
10-piece cruelty-free set
HMRC waiving self-assessment fines (for some)
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18 January 2021Cold weather payments worth £25 have been triggered in some parts of the UK after another cold snap. It's the third week the payments, which are designed to help households pay for energy bills when temperatures plummet, have been dished out this winter
18 January 2021We've looked at the top tourist destinations to sort out where you can go without needing to quarantine
'I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim the third grant' – Unsure? Here's what you need to know18 January 2021100s of self-employed people are confused about what constitutes being “adversely affected” by coronavirus, we have some helpful scenarios to work out where you stand, as well as HMRC’s guidance.
18 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.
18 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.
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?
15 January 2021
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15 December 2020If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
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