MPs brand Scottish Power warranties 'a fraud' – are you one of the 625,000 customers impacted?
Scottish Power is facing calls from politicians for 625,000 cashback warranty customers to be refunded
20 April 2016
Bank with Barclays? Beware if you pay more (eg, Additions accounts) for insurance
In some cases if you don't register or activate the insurance, you won't be covered and your policy will be invalid
25 September 2015
Vulnerable consumers pay triple high street prices for rent-to-own goods
Cash-strapped customers who buy TVs and washing machines through rent-to-own (RTO) schemes are paying three times more
10 February 2015
John Lewis to offer two-year guarantee on electricals
From next Thursday, all electrical and home technology products sold by John Lewis, will come with a two year guarantee
4 October 2013
Extended warranties comparison site launches
The UK's first extended warranties comparison website has launched today following action by the OFT
10 July 2013
Argos, Comet and Dixons to launch warranty price comparison site
Major UK electrical retailers will set up a price-comparison website for extended warranties
27 June 2012
Retailers in extended warranty shake-up
Major electrical retailers are poised to avoid a competition inquiry by overhauling their sales of extended warranties
7 February 2012
OFT launches probe into extended warranties
The Office of Fair Trading is worried they are too expensive and there is too little competition, with action possible
14 April 2011
Bargain hunting? Wait for the Golden Week
23 December 2010
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Waitrose shakes up loyalty card terms to prevent shoppers stacking two newspaper offers together to get bigger discounts21 June 2021Waitrose has shaken up its terms and conditions to prevent shoppers with a daily, weekly or weekend newspaper subscription from using their MyWaitrose card in the same transaction. It means shoppers can no longer stack the two schemes together to get a bigger discount on their shop.
Warning - certain Applaws, Pets at Home, Sainsbury's and Wilko branded cat food recalled over fears it could be linked to fatal disease21 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.
21 June 2021Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.
18 June 2021JPMorgan Chase has this week struck a deal to purchase UK digital investment platform Nutmeg. Both firms have confirmed there will be no change for Nutmeg customers for now, although they've promised a wider range of products and services in future.
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.
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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