Hit with multiple charges after the Visa outage? Here's what to do
Those left out of pocket by the Visa outage on Friday are being told to claim from their bank
4 June 2018
Visa outage across Europe leaves shoppers struggling to pay
Customers are struggling to pay for goods and withdraw cash due to a Visa outage across Europe
1 June 2018
Visa, Mastercard and American Express act to tackle contactless card security flaw
Card schemes are taking action to deal with a security flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER cancellation
23 February 2018
Avoid holiday rip-offs by ALWAYS keeping hold of the card machine AFTER entering your PIN
Holidaymakers paying by card risk being overcharged by businesses that manipulate payment terminals
17 August 2017
Amex mulls payments shake-up to tackle contactless card security flaw
The card scheme says it's
7 April 2017
Going to the US? Check your passport ASAP – and your rights if it goes wrong
Here's how to check your passport, what to do if you've not got the right document and what your rights are
10 May 2016
The pound hits an eight year high buying €1.43 – here's how you get that rate
Tourist rates can be rubbish, so here are our top 10 tips to max your rate
21 July 2015
Mastercard vs Visa for using abroad – which wins?
Specialist overseas credit cards give you the best deal when you're spending abroad, but are they all the same?
19 May 2015
Google cracks down on copycat government websites
Copycat websites that charge customers for free Government services will find it harder to lure in victims
23 April 2014
Barclaycard revamps its cashback credit cards: Will customers lose out?
700,000 Barclaycard customers with a cashback credit card will be moved to a new deal in May
14 March 2014
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Self-employed and claiming Universal Credit? Martin's warning as "minimum income floor" rule could cut payments27 October 2020MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has warned of the "sinkhole" waiting for many self-employed people in November, when the planned return of the Universal Credit "minimum income floor" rule could slash payments, as they'll be assumed to have more income than they do
27 October 2020Some investors with peer-to-peer lender Ratesetter are still waiting for their cash over seven months after trying to withdraw their investments, with 1,000s in virtual queues to access their money
27 October 2020Mobile companies will be banned from selling 'locked' phones which only work with their network, under new rules coming into force at the end of next year
I'm self-employed but confused about whether I can claim that my business is adversely affected by coronavirus27 October 2020100s 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.
27 October 2020If 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.
26 October 2020Update 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...
Martin Lewis: Payment holidays coming to an end – but should you take one? Mortgages, credit cards, loans, payday loans, car finance and more20 October 2020Within 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?
Martin Lewis: I confess, I did a 'decoy effect' experiment on my Twitter and Facebook followers… and it may be why they're buying more Jaffa Cakes7 September 2020Behavioural economics is a powerful science. Some retailers are undoubtedly using it to make us pay more to get less. One element is the 'decoy effect' – where a higher-priced item is sold, to make items next to it look like bargains. So I wanted to do a little experiment to test it
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