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Martin Lewis awarded CBE in New Year Honours – congratulations from the MSE team
Heartfelt congratulations from the MSE team
31 December 2021
First-ever financial education textbook arrives in Scottish schools, funded by Martin Lewis
The first-ever curriculum mapped financial education textbook – funded jointly by MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis and the Money and Pensions Service – has now landed in secondary schools in Scotland.
26 October 2021
Martin Lewis on how to urgently beat April price hikes (BT, British Gas, council tax and more) and tax changes
MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households to sort out several bills and to check possible cash reclaim opportunities BEFORE the end of this month in his latest episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV
29 March 2021
Martin Lewis: 'Why with student loans what you borrow is mostly irrelevant...'
It's what you earn, not what you owe that counts when repaying student loans, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has explained in his latest episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show on ITV. Here's what you need to know
12 March 2021
Martin Lewis grills Chancellor Rishi Sunak on self-employed income support, stamp duty, benefits help & more
Martin has put your questions to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak in a Budget Special of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show, tackling the man in charge of the nation's finances on income support for the self-employed and limited company directors, whether the stamp duty holiday really helps homebuyers, extra help for those on legacy benefits, mortgage prisoner solutions and much more
5 March 2021
Martin Lewis reveals the powerful psychology behind one-month free trials – and it's not hoping you'll forget to cancel
MSE founder Martin Lewis explains the powerful psychology at play behind one-month free trials – and what you can do about it
25 February 2021
Martin Lewis: How changing the day you apply for car insurance may halve costs
MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has helped a furloughed worker save over £450 on car insurance using his 21 day renewal trick - here's how you can cut your costs and do the same
29 January 2021
Martin Lewis: Should you buy Bitcoin?
MoneySavingExpert.com founder, Martin Lewis, was asked by viewer Alex on his live ITV show on 7 January 2021 whether you should invest in Bitcoin given the cryptocurrency's value has recently soared to near record highs of almost £30,000. Here's his off the cuff answer
19 January 2021
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
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17 January 2022The cost of a TV licence will remain frozen for the next two years, the Government has announced. Households will not see any increase to their £159 a year bill until 1 April 2024.
17 January 2022Amazon has shelved plans to stop people using Visa credit cards to buy items on the shopping platform from 19 January.
Barclaycard makes mysterious payments to customers who were wrongly charged, with some receiving £300 - here's all you need to know17 January 2022Barclaycard is giving refunds to hundreds of credit card customers who have suffered issues relating to operations procedures, default fees and incorrect interest charges. Here's what you need to know.
Universal Credit and other benefit claimants in Northern Ireland to get £200 towards energy bills - here's what you need to know14 January 2022It comes as part of a new £55 million support package designed to help around 280,000 people with the cost of living.
14 January 2022Savings app Chip has simplified its membership plan structure, reducing it from three plans to two, and has also added its autosaving feature to its free 'Chip' plan. These changes – which came into effect on 14 January – apply to both new and existing customers.
29 December 2021
29 November 2021I was invited on to BBC Radio 2 Vine's 'What Makes Us Human' programme. The brief: "write then read out an essay on one unique element of humanity, interspersed with some autobiographical notes".
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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