Martin Lewis issued a crucial warning to child benefit claimants.

The finance guru returned to front Money Show Live on ITV tonight. The consumer champion warned Tuesday's edition would be "unpleasant" as it mainly offered advice on wills and power of attorney to future proof your finances.

Martin also shared an important pension warning to people who claim child benefits. The 51-year-old presenter warned that 200,000 people across the UK are missing out on £1,000s because the wrong partner gets National Insurance credits.

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Anyone who is not working or earning under £123 per week is entitled to National Insurance years for childcare. However, Martin explained that, in many cases, the working partner claims.

Martin explained the working partner already gets National Insurance from work so urged people to shift who claims it. He added: "This is absolutely crucial. Check who gets the child benefit."

People who need to shift who claims childcare can do so on the government website here

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