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Watch out for cash-grabbing energy firms

Martin Lewis

Thursday, January 29, 2009

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

    Thursday, December 18, 2008

    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

    Thursday, November 20, 2008

    Money mensch: How to save your savings
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    Money mensch: Smart moves to boost your ISA

    Anyone with old cash ISAs can now boost the rate of interest they receive on them by a mammoth amount, thanks to banks competing to win your savings.

    Martin Lewis

    Thursday, November 6, 2008

    Money mensch: Smart moves to boost your ISA
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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

    Friday, October 17, 2008

    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

    Friday, October 3, 2008

    Money Mensch: A warning about paper tax returns
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    Money Mensch: Are you missing out on childcare ...

    A quick boost for your childcare budget. If you or someone in your family pays for childcare, there is a chance you're missing out on a significant government entitlement.

    Martin Lewis

    Friday, September 19, 2008

    Money Mensch: Are you missing out on childcare ...