Distrust, discounts & disinfectant – this week's MSE Forum highlights

In the week that the Bank of England raised the base rate again, we enjoyed another bevy of MSE Forum highlights.

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Money Moral Dilemma

Every week, the Money Tips email features a real-life Money Moral Dilemma (MMD for short). They're intended to encourage debate and, as such, they're usually among the most discussed threads each week.

Should I pay more for our holiday because it's one my partner won't like?

I usually let my partner decide where we go on holiday, but have found one I'd really like to go on. It's more expensive than what we usually budget for, but I'm prepared to save up so we can afford it. The catch is that the holiday won't be to my partner's liking - it's not the sort of thing he's interested in at all. Should I offer to pay more because it's more 'for me', or should we split the cost evenly like we always have because he usually decides where we go?

You can find out what our MSE Forumites think and add your own two cents on the Money Moral Dilemma discussion thread. Heed the MSE Forum rules: keep it kind and keep it clean. Remember, there's a real person behind every dilemma.

Got a Money Moral Dilemma of your own? Email us at MMD@moneysavingexpert.com and it could be featured.

Latest comping wins

It remains one of the busiest sections of all: the Competitions Time board is where compers share and discover prize-winning opportunities. Last week, Aerialhoop scored this bundle of Zoflora cleaning products. 

Your two cents

Do you rent by yourself? We're after your tips and tricks. Claiming a council tax discount, implementing extra security measures when you're away or anything else besides: we want to hear it. Join the discussion and let us know your tips for renting alone

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