Martin Lewis fan follows 10 minute MSE tip to save fortune on Universal Credit

A Martin Lewis fan revealed how they became £6,600 better off after following a 10 minute check.

Millions of households in the UK could be eligible for benefits, but loads of people don't claim it.

Now Martin's MoneySavingExpert website has a calculator to help Brits see if they can receive support.

READ MORE: Martin Lewis advises 1p rule before buying Christmas gifts – it may save you thousands

One reader named Joel wrote into the latest newsletter to say they're £550 better off a month, or £6,600 a year.

After using a calculator on the website, Joel realised how much money he could receive.

He said: "In your weekly email, you encouraged people to check if they're eligible for Universal Credit.

"I didn't think I'd qualify, but thought I'd check – turns out I was eligible for £550 a month!

"Thanks so much for the advice, I'd never have checked otherwise."

Joel was referring to the calculator built for MSE by benefits specialists EntitledTo.

  • Woman mortified after 'overweight' husband gifts her expensive gym membership

It can be used to find out whether you're eligible to get help from the government.

The tool is said to take only 10 minutes to find your answer. You can find the calculator on the MSE website.

In other money saving tips, Martin advised a 1p rule which could help Brits during the Christmas period.

He also revealed how much Christmas lights could cost on your energy bills.

The finance guru told worried viewers running Christmas lights is unlikely to send your bills skyrocketing.

But he did issue a warning about overrunning the lights.

Want all the biggest Lifestyle news straight to your inbox? Sign up for our free Daily Star Hot Topics newsletter


  • Martin Lewis warns average energy bills to surge by 43% ahead of next winter
  • Martin Lewis fan bags £200 air fryer for just £70 using 'unique' tool
  • Martin Lewis' wife Lara Lewington sizzles as she strips to skimpy lingerie for sexy snaps

Source: Read Full Article