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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 avoid being ripped off when joining a gym

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How to slash the cost of a city break by 67%

January is the cheapest month to take a short-haul break abroad, according to re...

Online Christmas shoppers targeted by fraudsters: how to stay safe

Shoppers are being urged to take extra care when buying gifts online after fraud...

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Brits are collectively earning more than £3.8bn a year by renting out their unu...

Mobile firms net £64m from data charges: here’s how to avoid them

Mobile phone operators have netted an extra £64m from pay-monthly customers who...

Understanding

The key dates for your finances in 2019

With so much Brexit-related uncertainty, it won’t be easy to plan entirely for...

Your rights if a Christmas delivery is broken or lost

With only one week to go until Christmas day, millions of people will be going o...

Energy firms go bust: should I leave my small supplier?

Customers of small energy firms may be alarmed by the news of two more suppliers...

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

If you've being swept up in the Black Friday shopping extravaganza but now regre...

Why Budget tax allowance change isn’t as generous as it appears

Higher earners were given a seemingly generous tax break as part of this week’...

All you need to know about the new ‘millennial’ railcard

A new ‘millennial’ railcard will be available by the end of the year, offeri...

News

Seven myths that stop you getting a better energy deal

With only 20% of Brits switching energy provider each year, auto-switching servi...

What is ‘shrinkflation’ and how does it affect us?

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed ...

Small energy firms top customer service chart: where does your supplier rank? 

Small energy suppliers have beaten the ‘Big Six’ firms in Which?'s annual cu...

Planning a holiday? Here’s how you can protect your pounds

Are you nervous about Brexit? Here are five ways to protect your pounds ahead of...

HMRC’s top five weird & wonderful self-assessment excuses

From witchcraft to broken boilers, HMRC has heard some interesting excuses for m...

Number of households renting rises 1.7 million in 10 years

The number of households in the UK private rented sector has grown significantly...

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