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Money Mensch

Watch out for cash-grabbing energy firms

Martin Lewis

Watch out for cash-grabbing energy firms
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      Money mensch: Sales warning

      Don’t assume that if you buy something in store and it’s the wrong size, that you can take it back and get a refund.

      Martin Lewis

      Money mensch: Sales warning
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      Money mensch: How to save your savings

      Everyone, urgently review your savings! Sadly we must now consider the ‘risks’ of saving: once it only applied to investing. Yet for the first time we’ve seen the Financial Services Compensation Scheme activated (for Icesave), so it is crucial everyone checks their savings.

      Martin Lewis

      Money mensch: How to save your savings
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      Money mensch: Protecting your purchases in thes...

      A little-known law, Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974, says that if you buy anything costing between £100 and £30,000 on a credit-card then the card issuer is jointly liable with the retailer or supplier if things go wrong.

      Martin Lewis

      Money mensch: Protecting your purchases in thes...
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      Money Mensch: A warning about paper tax returns

      Bad news for those completing a paper tax return. The deadlines have changed. Last year, you had to get it in by January 31 to avoid a fine. This year it's October 31 - three months earlier. If you don't manage it by that time, you will be fined £100.

      Martin Lewis

      Money Mensch: A warning about paper tax returns