Household & Family

Household & Family
What happens if my energy supplier goes bust?

If you've looked for a better energy deal and your new small supplier goes bust what happens next?...

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Alex Hartley 17th January, 2021
How to avoid being ripped off by insurers

The FCA has confirmed what we all knew - that insurers punish those who don't shop around. Here's how to take back control of your insurance costs....

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Alex Hartley 4th January, 2021
Why are smart meters delayed? Is this a problem?

The introduction of smart meters aims to help the UK deliver carbon neutrality by 2050. But they have been delayed. Why? Should we be concerned?...

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Alex Hartley 6th December, 2020
The 50p is 50 years old. How have our costs changed?

On October 14th the 50p piece turned 50 years old. What could your 50p have bought in 1969? How have household costs changed in that time?...

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Alex Hartley 20th September, 2020
Balancing the Budget without Borrowing

If you are tempted to borrow to fund your spending think again. Maybe you could balance your budget without taking on extra debt. Here's how....

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Alex Hartley 5th January, 2020
How will Brexit hurt your personal finances?

Although delayed the threat of Brexit to your personal finances and household costs remains. Have you considered how it could impact you at home?...

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Alex Hartley 3rd December, 2019
How should vulnerable energy consumers be protected?

A recent report demonstrated that vulnerable consumers in the UK - those who are sick, disabled, on low incomes or are pensioners - aren't being protected from ...

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Alex Hartley 19th October, 2019
Actions we all need to take now to combat global warming

It's time to change our habits and go green in everything we do. If we fail to change then our only home is doomed. Here's what you should start doing now....

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Alex Hartley 18th September, 2019
How to save a fortune on car servicing, maintenance and repairs

Some car finance comes with a service plan included. But most of us pay for car servicing as required. Here's how to get the best deal for your car servicing...

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Alex Hartley 4th September, 2019
How to get the best deals for back to school 2019

With back to school looming it's time to take advantage of the deals available online and on the high street. Here are the best back to school deals around....

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Amanda Gillam 28th August, 2019
Repairing rather than recycling – the rise of the Repair Cafe

Rather than binning broken things repair them. Can't do it yourself? Then use your local repair cafe. Join the march to sustainable living and save money!...

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Alex Hartley 21st August, 2019
2019’s Best Money Management Apps

It' easier than ever to manage your money and budgeting on the go with clever apps. Here are 7 of the best money management apps available today....

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Amanda Gillam 31st July, 2019

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