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Home Finance Awards 2016

Thanks to the thousands of readers who took the time to rate the businesses and services that we all depend on to keep our households heated, fed and connected to essential utilities, we can now reveal the winners of the...

Virgin Media customers urged to change passwords

Friday, 23 June 2017 | News

Virgin Media is urging 800,000 customers to update passwords on their internet routers after an investigation by Which? revealed security flaws.

Holidaymakers face rising prices due to fraudulent sickness claims

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | News

Consumers making fraudulent sickness claims on their travel insurance are driving prices up for other holidaymakers and putting themselves at risk of jail time.

Green providers take on brown suppliers in energy price war

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Green energy providers are taking on traditional brown suppliers that produce energy from polluting sources, such as oil or coal.

Three hit with £1.9m fine for emergency call failure

Monday, 19 June 2017 | News

Mobile phone provider Three has been fined £1,890,000 by regulator Ofcom for breaching rules regarding emergency calls.

Deal of the week: get free magazines for a month

Friday, 16 June 2017 | News

Take all your favourite magazines, including Moneywise, away on holiday with you for free for a month with the Readly app.

EU mobile roaming charges ban takes effect

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | News

Mobiles users can now use their home allowance in the European Union, as the EU ban on mobile phone roaming charges has come into force today, Thursday 15 June 2017.

Petrol prices fall as wholesale cuts passed on to drivers

Monday, 12 June 2017 | News

Petrol prices fell by nearly 2p a litre on average in May, while diesel prices tumbled by an average 2.5p a litre after retailers passed on savings in wholesale prices, the RAC’s latest Fuel Watch report reveals.

Deal of the Week: 20% Father’s Day gift card discount at Asda

Friday, 09 June 2017 | News

Father’s Day is on the horizon and if your dad is difficult to buy presents for, Asda may have the perfect solution - a range of gift cards with 20% off.

Ditching Sky Sports and BT Sport could save enough for a season ticket

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 | News

The cost of an annual subscription to both Sky Sports and BT Sport would pay for season ticket at 19 of the 20 Premier League clubs.

Tesco ponders axing 5p carrier bags

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | News

Tesco is running a trial which could see the removal of 5p carrier bags from its stores, with customers only able to purchase a 10p “bag for life”.