MoneySavingExpert.com Rocks…

During the Council Tax film on this week’s It Pays To Watch, you’ll see me with two erstwhile rockers. While they may look like hired session pros, actually they’re two members of the MSE team. MSE Kate and our senior techie MSE Neil were seriously impressive, though Kate’s now worried her ‘drumming gurning face’ will look silly....

Ryanair, time to come clean: The latest rises are a step too far.

Ryanair’s new price rises, which came in to force last week, are a step too far; it’s been pushing it for years, but the latest rise is incredible. Let’s just summarise what happens (all charges are per passenger, per flight): 1. You pay for the flight 2. You pay for additional taxes and charges… these are split...

Meeting a fool at the gym: how to waste £1,500

Normally I applaud good bargaining, but after overhearing a conversation today, I just wanted to shake the man. The MSF and I had decided to treat ourselves by taking a trip to the uber-posh Virgin Active in Kensington, to use the hydrotherapy facilities. The MSF is a member of another Virgin Active so it’s fine (see the...