Household finances

Moneywise Home Finances Awards 2017: Winners revealed

The results are in for this year's Home Finances Awards. Find out the best home services providers, as voted for by thousands of Moneywise readers.

Deal of the week: Get free cash towards your Christmas shop at Iceland

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Save with Iceland’s Bonus Card scheme and earn free cash to spend in store and online this Christmas.

Loyal mobile users overcharged up to £550 a year

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Mobile users who stay loyal to their provider after their fixed contract ends and the cost of their handset has been paid for could be overpaying by up to £552 a year.

Funny money: Forgetful travellers leave £200,000 on the tube

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

More than £200,000 in cash was left on the London Underground and other public transport in the capital last year.

Home Finances Awards 2017: The winners revealed

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | Article

Looking to change energy or broadband suppliers? Or do you want to know which supermarket offers the best online delivery service? Perhaps you can’t decide between Netflix or Amazon Prime?

‘Round pounds’ cease to be legal tender but some retailers will still accept them – for now

Monday, 16 October 2017 | News

The old ‘round pound’ £1 coin ceased to be legal tender on Sunday 15 October, but some retailers and charities will still accept them for a short period.

Energy suppliers warned about letting households rack up £100s in debt

Monday, 16 October 2017 | News

Energy suppliers have been warned by the regulator to “do more” to help households in debt.

Have you switched the heating on? 14 October voted most popular day to turn on the heating

Friday, 13 October 2017 | News

As winter approaches and the dark evenings draw in, many households are reaching for the thermostat to keep the cold at bay.

Deal of the week: Get 10% off at Google Play

Friday, 13 October 2017 | News

Get discounted films, television programmes, apps and music with 10% off Google Play gift cards at Asda.

18 million energy customers to see bills capped by government

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Plans to cap energy prices for millions of households have moved one step closer to reality as draft legislation has been published by the government.

Brits waste £2.2bn on unnecessary heating

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Householders in the UK waste more than £2.2 billion a year heating their homes when they don’t need to, according to new research.