My Money Podcast #114

Written by Karen Bryan

The My Money Podcast #114 discusses the recent Help Me To Save articles below.

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  • Earn a £25 Welcome Bonus If You Lend £1,000 on Ratesetter –  Click here to get a £25 credit to your new RateSetter account, if you deposit and lend out at least £1,000.
  • Beware of Vodafone’s Disappearing Discount– When I queried why my £8.75 half price discount hadn’t been applied on my final bill fo a 24 month Vodafone contract, I was told that I was lucky to have received the discount for the previous two months, as it’s evidently Vodafone policy (although they don’t inform the customer) to withdraw the discount for the final three months of a contract.
  • Proposal to Abolish Class 2 National Insurance Contributions – While the proposed abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions paid by the self-employed is being touted as a tax cut and a simplification of the system, I’m wondering how low earning self-employed people are going to qualify for a full UK State Pension.