Lloyds Trustcard customers only have weeks to spend their points ahead of reward shake-up
Lloyds is revamping its legacy Trustcard credit card reward scheme, meaning customers will earn cashback rather than points – but some will have just weeks to redeem hundreds of pounds of points to avoid losing them
31 October 2019
Anger as Tesco unexpectedly pulls top Clubcard offer
Tesco has suspended its popular Boost deal with train booking website RedSpottedHanky two months before it was due to be axed, after customers who'd ordered vouchers were left waiting for them to arrive
26 November 2018
Want childcare vouchers? Apply NOW to make sure you beat the April deadline
The Childcare Vouchers scheme is closing to new entrants on 5 April – if you're not already enrolled you need to act NOW
16 February 2018
Easyjet axing its free refund trick – check NOW if you can still use it
A trick that lets you claim a voucher if your flight drops in price after booking is to be axed for most
21 February 2017
Parents left unable to pay for childcare after voucher scheme provider hit by technical problems
A system upgrade by Sodexo has caused payment and account issues for parents who use its services
9 January 2017
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30 November 2016
Homebase not accepting certain gift cards and vouchers – which ones can you use?
Homebase has stopped accepting a wide array of gift cards and vouchers after being taken over by new owners
29 June 2016
Starbucks customers hit with hefty late charges – check if you're impacted
Starbucks customers across the UK have been charged lump sums of more than £100 for various individual purchases
6 June 2016
Tax-Free Childcare scheme delayed until 2017
Parents waiting for the Government's new Tax-Free Childcare scheme to launch this autumn will now have to wait till 2017
1 July 2015
Warning: Save £1,000s on childcare before it's too late
While the Prime Minister is touting more free childcare hours for 3 and 4-year-olds, there's a hidden big change coming
3 June 2015
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23 May 2022Three's £2 a day roaming charges come into effect from today (23 May) for holidaymakers who wish to use their normal monthly allowance in Europe. The change will effect new and upgrading pay monthly and Sim-only customers.
£17 million of unspent Tesco Clubcard vouchers will expire this month, but there’s a trick to extend them – here’s how20 May 2022Some £17 million worth of unused Tesco Clubcard vouchers are set to expire at the end of the month. Use your vouchers now if you can but if not, there is a trick to extend them online. We explain how it works below.
Millions of 4G smartphone owners may be due up to £30 payout after claims handset prices were inflated20 May 2022Around 29 million 4G Apple and Samsung smartphone owners in the UK could be entitled to a payout of up to £30 if a collective action case by Which? is successful - although there are no guarantees. It comes after the consumer group claimed inflated manufacturing costs were passed onto consumers
19 May 2022Boots and Co-op are the latest retailers to increase the price of their meal deals. Boots has upped costs from £3.39 to £3.59, and from £3.99 to £4.19 in its London shops, while Co-op's meal deal has jumped from £3.50 to £3.75.
Financial regulator to punish banks and building societies that don't protect people's access to cash19 May 2022Under the new 'Financial Services and Markets Bill' banks and building societies will have to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available to customers in communities across the UK.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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