You are here: Home - Household Bills

Household Bills



For many of us the cost of gas and electricity is only going up. Learn how to find the right tariff, keep your bills low and even switch providers here.

How to

How to slash £160 off your annual mobile phone bill

You could be one of the millions of people paying too much for your mobile phone...

Record number to jet away for Christmas: flight delay & cancellation rights

A record number of people are expected to celebrate Christmas and New Year abroa...

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

Split up with your ex? Tips to help you untangle your finances

Three million UK adults split up from their partner in the last year but two thi...

How car owners can make £500 a week

Thousands of car owners are signing up to peer-to-peer car rental websites as a ...

Back to school: tips to cut the cost

Parents will breathe a collective sigh of relief when the summer break comes to ...


Volatile pound: how to bag the best deal on your foreign currency

With the pound still trading close to a record low against the dollar and mult...

Dealing with divorce: tips for a smooth financial separation

Find out what happens to your assets, debt, savings and pension in a divorce.

Why you should start filing your tax return now: top tips

Hundreds of thousands of people miss the tax return deadline each January, but j...

Jury service extended to over 70s: key info for all ages on pay, expenses & pensions

From today, the upper age limit for jurors will rise to 75. Find out what happen...

Changed your mind about that Black Friday purchase? Know your refund rights

If you were swept up in the Black Friday shopping extravaganza but now regret a ...

GB Energy collapses: what customers should do now

Over the weekend, it emerged that independent energy provider, GB Energy, had ce...


Unemployment at 11-year low as labour market shows Brexit resilience

Unemployment in the UK fell by 52,000 to 1.60 million in the three months to Nov...

EE fined £2.7m for overcharging tens of thousands of customers

Mobile phone provider EE has been fined £2.7m by Ofcom for overcharging almost ...

MPs launch probe into fathers' 'stressful' work-life balance

MPs have launched an inquiry into whether fathers are being failed in the workpl...

Elderly sacrifice health to pay for energy bills

Nearly one in ten elderly people - the equivalent of 1 million Brits - expect to...

Record year for energy switching but households ‘in for shock come spring’

Nearly five million people switched energy supplier in 2016 - a record high - bu...

Bereavement support extended and payment won't be taxed

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced a new modernised Bereav...

You may also Like

Self-employed mortgages: three myths debunked

It's not easy getting a mortgage when you're self-employed but there are also plenty of misconceptions. We get to the bottom of three of the biggest myths.

Five reasons not to withdraw your pension cash

A recent survey found people are withdrawing their pension savings and depositing them in bank accounts. But by doing so they could face unexpected tax charges.

How to prepare your home for winter

Here’s how to protect your home through the coldest, darkest part of the year.

More from Your Money

The amount you need to invest to get your new baby through uni

New parents need to invest £260 a month from the day their baby is born if they want to accrue enough money to see their child through university.

How to get a mortgage if you’re self-employed

Millions of Brits are now working for themselves, but the freedom of being your own boss could be a roadblock when it comes to securing a mortgage.

How to cope with an unexpected redundancy

Whether it's you or your partner who has lost their job, redundancy can take a toll on your emotional and financial health. Here’s how to take control.

After an award-winning health insurance provider?

Winner of best online health care provider in the Awards 2015

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

Guide to valuations and surveys

Do you need a vanilla valuation or a survey with a fringe on top? Martyn Stones explains the different types o...

A guide to picking the right credit card

To mark the 50th anniversary of Britain's first credit card, here's a handy guide to help you figure out which...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

With interest rates stuck at a record low 0.25% and expectations rates could fall to close to zero, here are ...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Investing your money

Alliance Trust Plc gives you smart insight into how to invest your money

Money Tips of the Week