Beware 'hidden APRs' of up to 48% on mobile contracts this Christmas
MoneySavingExpert.com is today calling for new rules to force mobile phone providers to display clear APRs on smartphone
15 December 2014
EE introduces customer services queue jump fee
EE customers can now pay for the privilege of getting to the front of the phone queue to speak to customer services
15 August 2014
Virgin Mobile sneaks around Ofcom rules to hike pay-monthly prices
If you're a Virgin Mobile pay monthly customer, you may be one of 800,000 users set to have your tariff hiked by 2.5%
19 June 2014
Jetting off this summer? Cut costly mobile roaming bills
Protect yourself from huge mobile roaming costs by using wi-fi, specialist travel packages and international Sim cards
9 June 2014
Stolen mobile cap to protect users from 'shock bills'
A cap on the maximum value of calls consumers will be expected to pay for if their mobile is stolen, is to be introduced
3 December 2013
Orange and TalkTalk top telecoms complaints table
Orange and TalkTalk have been shamed as the most complained about providers by regulator Ofcom
18 December 2012
AA and Sky top firms to haggle with
Communications and breakdown providers are among the best at giving in to your demands, our poll reveals
30 April 2012
16 June 2021
Martin's Mortgage Alert
'Rates have dropped below 1% – check NOW'
First Direct boosts free cash to £125
It's top for service too
Cheapest broadband in a year
'£13/mth' from BT's Plusnet
'Don't over worry about credit scores'
Martin's new blog
New. 12 Spotify tips to pay less
And play more
30% off the whole McDonald's menu
TWO prescription sunnies £22 all-in
Cheapest we've seen this deal
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Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home and Sainsbury's branded cat food has been recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease17 June 2021Pet owners have been warned to stop feeding certain dry food to their cats over fears it could be linked to a fatal disease. Certain Applaws, Pets at Home, and Sainsbury’s branded cat food made by Fold Hill Foods are affected by the precautionary recall but you can get a full refund from retailers.
17 June 2021The 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.
16 June 2021New mortgage deals are at their LOWEST EVER rates, with two-year fixes down to 0.95% and five-year fixes at 1.17% (though in some cases they load the cost in the form of hefty fees). That means huge savings are possible for some.
Tesco Bank trials new debit card that gives you extra Clubcard points during the first three months - and budgeting help16 June 2021Tesco Bank has quietly launched a prepaid debit card called 'Clubcard Pay', which it's currently trialling.
15 June 2021Thousands of Triodos savers will be asked to switch to managing accounts online-only going forward. The so-called "ethical" financial provider is rolling out the move over the next few years, although vulnerable customers and those who can't access services digitally should get in touch as exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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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