Rosie Hamilton

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Martin Lewis: Car finance FREE reclaim tool & guide – are you due £1,000s back from the hidden discretionary commission scandal?

Martin Lewis: Car finance FREE reclaim tool & guide – are you due £1,000s back from the hidden discretionary commission scandal?

Did you buy a car, van or motorbike on finance before 28 Jan 2021? If so you could be due £1,000s back. The regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has launched a major investigation into hidden, unfair high car finance commission. MSE has launched a free tool to help you make a claim.

12 March 2024

10-minute benefits check

10-minute benefits check

Benefits aren't only for those who are out of work. Thousands of people are missing out on money they're entitled to. This MoneySavingExpert calculator makes it easy to see which benefits you might be eligible for and how much you could get.

12 March 2024

Section 75 refunds

Section 75 refunds

Section 75 protects your purchases over £100 if you use a credit card. This MoneySavingExpert guide tells you how to claim if something goes wrong.

12 March 2024

Help with childcare costs

Help with childcare costs

Working parents can receive help with childcare costs through the aid of tax credits, tax-free childcare, free school schemes and more - MoneySavingExpert.

12 March 2024

Tax Credits

Tax Credits

This Money Saving Expert guide tells you what Tax Credits are and whether you’re eligible to claim for Working and Child Tax Credits.

12 March 2024

Student credit cards

Student credit cards

Student credit cards can be a useful budgeting tool, but should you get one and which card is best? This MoneySavingExpert guide has all you need to know.

11 March 2024

Pension Credit

Pension Credit

Pension Credit could boost your state pension income by £1,000s a year – use this MoneySavingExpert guide to find out if you're eligible and how to claim.

11 March 2024

National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage

Are you being underpaid?

21 February 2024

Third party, fire and theft insurance explained

Third party, fire and theft insurance explained

What is third party, fire and theft car insurance and what are the limitations of its cover? This MoneySavingExpert guide covers everything you need to know.

14 February 2024

What is fully comprehensive car insurance?

What is fully comprehensive car insurance?

What is fully comprehensive car insurance, and do I really need it? Is it more expensive than third party and is it worth getting? This MSE guide covers everything you need to know.

14 February 2024

What is Attendance Allowance and how do I claim it?

What is Attendance Allowance and how do I claim it?

You could get Attendance Allowance if you're state pension age and need help due to illness or disability. Up to 1.1 million pensioners are missing out on this vital help worth £1,000s.

30 January 2024

Do tenants need home insurance?

Do tenants need home insurance?

Do tenants and renters need home insurance? Are you already covered? What about your possessions? Find out whether you need cover in this MSE guide.

17 January 2024

Types of damage cover included in your home insurance

Types of damage cover included in your home insurance

What types of damage are covered in your home insurance policy? Find out what you can claim for in this MoneySavingExpert guide.

12 January 2024

Insurance when moving home

Insurance when moving home

How does home insurance work when moving into your new home? This MoneySavingExpert guide explains how you can make sure that you're fully covered.

12 January 2024

Free school meals

Free school meals

If you're on certain benefits, including universal credit and child tax credit, your child may be able to get free school meals during term time – as well as free support during the school holidays. This guide covers who's eligible, what you'll get, and how to apply. Crucially, you may need to apply for free school meals EVERY YEAR.

9 January 2024