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Water bills set to fall

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 | News

Water bills in England and Wales could fall by £15 to £25 a year from 2020, according to the water regulator.

Inflation rockets to five-year high

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 | News

Inflation reached 3.1% in the year to November 2017, the highest level recorded for more than five years.

Homeowners urged to protect property as cold snap grips UK

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 | News

Homeowners are being urged to make sure their house can cope with bad weather, as the cold snap continues across the UK.

Five tips to nail your Christmas spending game plan

Friday, 08 December 2017 | Article

There is real societal pressure for families to spend more than they can afford this festive season, resulting in people feeling burdened as they attempt to “keep up with the Joneses”.

Christmas in July? You’ll save cash and it’s cool to be different

Thursday, 07 December 2017 | Article

So here it is, they say, Merry Christmas. The lights are already on, the Christmas cards have been in the shops for months and everyone thinks it’s Christmas time in a few weeks – but they’re so wrong!

Households waste nearly £100 a year leaving tech on standby: Switch items off

Thursday, 07 December 2017 | News

Tech left on standby can cost households an extra £86 a year, but almost half of Brits don’t believe the savings are worth the effort of changing their energy behaviour at home, a new report reveals.

Four in 10 grandparents cut down on essentials to help families afford Christmas

Thursday, 07 December 2017 | News

More than four in ten (43%) grandparents help their families to finance Christmas, but over three in 10 (36%) are making sacrifices to do so, a study from Scottish Widows’ think tank, The Centre for the Modern Family,...

Co-op to sell cut price food after ‘best before’ date

Monday, 04 December 2017 | News

Shoppers living in East Anglia can now buy dried foods and tinned products beyond their ‘best before’ date, for just 10p.

A Moneywise Christmas: Hot gadgets the gifts that keep on giving

Thursday, 30 November 2017 | Article

If you’re hunting for innovative presents that won’t break the bank, then take a look at these high- and low-tech gizmos. Friends and family will love their money-saving potential.

Ticket resale sites forced to clean-up act amid further investigation

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | News

Secondary ticket websites have been told to comply with the law or face legal action.