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Inflation

MSE's new Bills Tracker reveals the REAL cost of inflation on household bills

MoneySavingExpert.com has launched a new monthly Bills Tracker to show how typical bills and expenses change

22 August 2017

Thousands of everyday products get smaller while prices stay the same - how to beat 'shrinkflation'

More than 2,500 everyday products have shrunk in size over the last five years, but their prices have not

24 July 2017

Shoppers short-changed by 'shrinkflation' as packets get smaller – how to beat it and keep costs low

Packet sizes of some products are getting smaller while prices are staying the same or rising, Dispatches has found

20 February 2017

Household costs on the rise as inflation hits 1% – but there are plenty of ways to make savings

The rising cost of clothing, hotel stays and petrol has fuelled the highest rate of UK inflation in almost two years

18 October 2016

Graduate with a student loan? You'll be charged more interest from September

Millions will be hit by higher rates after RPI inflation almost doubled

18 August 2016

State pension to rise by at least 2.5% next April

Today's inflation announcement means the basic state pension will rise by at least 2.5% next April

13 October 2015

Rail fares to rise by up to 1% from January 2016

Commuters face an up to 1% rise in rail fares next year, it's been confirmed today

18 August 2015

Guest Comment: Why we desperately need flexible rail fares

Martin Abrams from the Campaign for Better Transport says more should be done to improve the service rail passengers get

18 August 2015

Student loan rates likely to drop from September as inflation falls

March's RPI rate of inflation, which is what student loan repayments are based on, has been announced as 0.9%

14 April 2015

Inflation falls to lowest level since May 2000

Inflation matched its lowest level on record in December when it fell to 0.5%, official figures showed today

13 January 2015