Martin Lewis urges MPs to free mortgage prisoners, warning coronavirus is set to trap even more households
Martin Lewis has called on the Government to act to help "mortgage prisoners" as he gave evidence to the Treasury Committee about the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that more households could become trapped as a result of the crisis
10 December 2020
Martin Lewis calls for 'explosive' buy now pay later market to be regulated at 'maximum speed'
Martin Lewis has called for the "explosive" market for buy now, pay later products to be regulated as soon as possible in a Treasury Committee evidence session this week
10 December 2020
Martin Lewis warns MPs of 'catastrophic' effect on workers' finances without coronavirus support
MoneySavingExpert.com founder and chair Martin Lewis has warned MPs that workers' finances could be permanently damaged without short-term support during the coronavirus crisis, as part of a Treasury Committee evidence session on the economic impact of the pandemic
10 December 2020
Minister considering extending regulation to help mortgage prisoners
Treasury Minister John Glen has said that he is willing to consider extending the limits of the financial regulator's powers to help more 'mortgage prisoners' who are stuck on expensive deals with unregulated lenders and lenders that no longer offer new mortgages
28 January 2020
Lifetime ISA should be scrapped, says influential group of MPs
A group of MPs has called for the Lifetime ISA to be scrapped, just a year after it was launched
26 July 2018
Regulator under fire for lack of 'urgency' on mortgage prisoners
The Financial Conduct Authority has been accused of having no
14 June 2018
1,300 TSB customers have lost money to fraudsters, MPs told
The FCA warned that 40% of calls were still being abandoned and fraud victims have not been repaid quickly enough
6 June 2018
40,000 complain over TSB meltdown - and bosses STILL can't say when it'll be fixed
TSB has admitted it's been deluged with 40,000 complaints from customers over the IT meltdown
2 May 2018
Amex mulls payments shake-up to tackle contactless card security flaw
The card scheme says it's
7 April 2017
MP demands action over contactless card security flaw
Senior Labour MP Rachel Reeves cited MSE's case study in Parliament while quizzing financial regulators
9 February 2017
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Aviva and Persimmon to shake-up leasehold clauses and refund some homeowners - here's what it means for you23 June 2021Thousands of homeowners with Aviva and Persimmon leases are set to benefit following a crackdown on unfair terms by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Many of these leaseholders have found themselves trapped in homes they've struggled to sell due to doubling ground rent clauses and unaffordable freehold prices.
New plastic £50 note featuring Alan Turing goes into circulation - but you can still use paper versions until September 202223 June 2021A new plastic £50 note featuring the inventor and codebreaker Alan Turing has entered circulation today (23 June). It will replace the current paper design featuring entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt, which you'll no longer be able to use from 30 September 2022.
Now to scrap multi-screen and introduce adverts to on-demand content from next month - unless you pay for its Boost add-on23 June 2021Now will scrap its free multi-screen option and introduce adverts on its on-demand video services from next month unless you pay extra for its optional Boost add-on service, which is also rising in price. But you can cancel your subscription at any point penalty-free if you're unhappy about the shake-up.
23 June 2021Including can you reschedule, what do insurers cover and will you get a refund?
22 June 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
Martin Lewis: Why you shouldn't worry too much about your credit score – it’s not actually a real thing14 June 2021When it comes to finances, numbers are key – whether it's what you earn, your credit card balance or the interest rate on your mortgage, small changes can add up to a big difference. Yet there's one number you shouldn't pay too much attention to – your credit score.
18 May 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...
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