Martin Lewis: Faulty tech? Don’t let ‘em fob you off with ‘sorry you’re out of warranty’
If you've bought some tech that's gone faulty and you've had to take it back, don't let them fob you off with 'sorry you're out of warranty'. That's the message from MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis' in his latest video. Watch Martin’s Warranty Schmaranty two-minute video, or carry on reading below.
9 February 2023
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
Beat April price hikes
Martin's 11 must-do NOWs
Superfast fibre '£18/month'
Broadband hikes are coming
15GB data Sim for '£5/month'
Or '£9/month' for 100GB
Tesco Clubcard triple-up axed
3 months left to max gains
FREE £50 investment
'Got a Power of Attorney?'
'It's probably more important than a will'
Important Budget briefing
Including Martin's video summary
Read the full email
For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes simply sign up today – it's spam-free!
Ovo launches one-year fixed tariff – but is it worth switching to?24 March 2023Almost every household has been charged the same price for their energy over the last year under the Energy Price Cap (EPC) and the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG), with no cheaper fixed deals to switch to. That has now changed, with Ovo launching a one-year fix for existing customers that undercuts the EPG level of £2,500 a year.
BT customers 'forced into overdrafts' after duplicate payment error - here's what you need to know24 March 2023BT customers have complained that they've been forced into overdrafts after payments were wrongly taken twice this month. The telecommunications giant said it will refund any duplicate payments taken automatically.
Martin Lewis: Four urgent ways you may be due £1,000s in tax back – if you're married, had a PPI payout, wear a work uniform or even just pay tax23 March 2023If you're married or in a civil partnership, have ever had a PPI payout, wear a uniform to work or pay any income tax, you could be due £100s or even £1,000s in tax back – but you'll need to check urgently.
Bank of England increases base rate to 4.25% – what the rise means for your mortgage and savings23 March 2023The Bank of England has increased the base rate from 4% to 4.25%. This rate is used by the central bank to charge other banks and lenders when they borrow money – and so it influences what borrowers pay and what savers earn.
Martin Lewis: Is it time to ban unnecessary Christmas presents?5 December 2022Update 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: The one thing everyone aged over 66 needs to know29 November 2022It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
11 extreme beauty MoneySavers – will you try them?21 March 2023
10 free & cheap ideas to treat Mum on Mother's Day2 March 2023
Clever ways to calculate your finances