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How to buy and sell antiques at auction

Buying and selling items at auction remains very popular, if the plethora of antiques-based TV shows is anything to go by. But how simple is it to bid in the saleroom, and do antiques make good investments?

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Deal of the week: Get 20% off a Friends and Family Railcard and save money on top tourist attractions

Friday, 19 October 2018 | News

Families looking to save money this half term can get discounted rail travel with a Friends and Family Railcard as well as money off on days out.

Automatic energy switching service could help you save hundreds every year

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

Households could benefit from the cheapest energy deals on the market, without having to lift a finger. 

Water meters should be compulsory say MPs - but large households could see their bills rise

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | News

Households could be in for higher water bills after a committee of MPs called for firms to be given power to install compulsory meters.

Energy giants SSE and Npower cleared to merge by competition regulator

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | News

Consumer choice amongst the biggest energy firms set to reduce as Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) gives green light to company merger.

Broadband customers could save £150 if they are warned their contract is ending - but they risk hefty fines

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 | News

Households could save more than £150 every year from ‘end of contract warnings’ but uSwitch says regulator’s proposals could risk extra fees.

Deal of the week: get Lego and other popular toys half price in Tesco sale

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Tesco has launched a half-price sale on toys, including big name brands such as Lego and Fisher-Price.

Waitrose will deliver and unpack food while you're out in new service trial - and drivers will even pop things in the fridge

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Waitrose customers could soon be able to have food deliveries made without needing to be at home.

Prime Minister Theresa May commits to no new fuel duty increases

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

Motorists under pressure will be relieved that the Prime Minister has committed the government to not increasing fuel duty.

Coins and bank notes are crawling with bugs and deadly diseases, researchers find

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 | News

If you haven’t ditched cash in favour of a card or contactless yet, you might want to think again.

Deal of the week: Boost your Isa savings with up to £225 cashback

Friday, 28 September 2018 | News

Sign up to cashback website TopCashback and you’ll earn up to £255 in cashback when you open an Isa.