It’s the start of a new university year, and many students have bags packed and are ready to head off. Yet it’s a year of big change for student finance, and as always many students and their parents are confused by mixed messaging. So our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis is here to answer some of your most common questions…
Student loans vary in different countries in the UK. Here we focus on English loans for English students, in the rest of the UK, both the living loans and tuition fee loans vary depending on where you’re from and going to study.
Warning! Don’t ignore your household enquiry form, £25 off Airbnb, 3for2 Argos toys, and 40% of La Redoute. These are our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ Quick Deals.
Remember, deals can change quickly, even while I’m on the programme. So always double-check the terms and conditions before spending. Plus, while I hope these deals will save you cash, don’t spend if you can’t afford it, don’t need it, or won’t use it.
I'm running around thinking Jonny's going to win the race, going to win the world title ... and literally 500 metres from the finish line, I see him stumbling around...
In a video that went viral and warmed the hearts of millions, double Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee gave up his own chance of winning the last World Series event in Mexico on Sunday to carry brother Jonny — on the point of collapse in the searing heat — across the line in an effort to help him win the world title.
Alistair has since insisted that he would have helped any exhausted rival triathlete - and not just his brother Jonny, and while Jonny finished second, this ultimate act of brotherly love and astonishing sportsmanship has definitely made Alistair a winner for us!
Peter Andre meets Mike Henbury, who at 2ft 10in is Britain’s smallest dad, and his 16-year-old son, Joseph. Mike opens up about the difficulties he faces not being able to do simple things like play tennis with his son - but on a more positive note, says that the birth of his son 16 years ago made him feel 10 foot tall!
So far on Wish Upon a Spa, we've sent two hardworking mums to St Lucia and a deserving mother and daughter to Malaysia.
Now it's the turn of BFFs Louise and Nicola, who headed off to the island of Crete to celebrate their 32-year friendship.
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Tick tock, tick tock (ho ho ho), the clock’s ticked past the 100-days-left-till-Christmas mark. And our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis is here with his top seven things you should do now that’ll save you when the big day comes.
Every January people tell me they're skint because of Christmas. Yet it's not an unexpected expenditure; it happens on 25 December every year. And while I don't like tinsel and Jingle Bells before December any more than you do, many festive savers only work if you do them early, so here are my key tips…