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Power NI customers to be hit with 5.6% electricity hike

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Power NI customers will be hit with a 5.6% electricity hike from 1 October, the provider has announced today.

Moneywise users prefer paper communication

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Over a third (37%) of users prefer to receive bills and statements from financial firms and home finance providers by post.

Air Berlin files for insolvency but says passengers are unaffected

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Air Berlin (branded as ‘airberlin’) has today filed for insolvency, although it says flights will “continue as planned”.

True money stories from smart people: Can I borrow your crystal ball? Mine seems to be faulty

Monday, 14 August 2017 | Article

When we hear of Julius Caesar brushing aside the soothsayer who told him to “beware the Ides of March”, we think he was being dangerously rash.

Rail fares rise almost twice as fast as wages

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

Rail fares have risen almost twice as fast as wages since 2010, according to new analysis by the RMT.

Two thirds of Moneywise users have switched mobile provider

Friday, 11 August 2017 | News

Almost two thirds (64%) of users have switched mobile provider, the results of our recent poll reveal.

‘Too nice to switch’ consumers losing £2bn a year

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Many consumers lack the ruthlessness to switch and save on their bills and it’s costing them billions each year, a new report from GoCompare has found.

Save almost £700 a year on home appliances with these 10 lifestyle tips

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | Article

With all the chatter and advertising about changing energy suppliers and obtaining better tariffs, there is hardly a soul in this nation who has not heard that they should change to a better deal.

Ofgem signals price cut for three million energy customers

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | News

Three million consumers who use prepayment energy meters are set to see their costs fall later this year.

Tesco axes 5p carrier bags, introducing new 10p bag

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

Tesco is replacing its 5p single-use bags with a new ‘Bag for Life’ priced at 10p on 28 August.