Ofgem warns energy firms over forced installation of prepayment meters
British Gas, Ovo Energy and Utility Warehouse forcibly installed many more prepayment meters than their competitors
18 June 2018
'I got a £7,000 council tax refund after mum was diagnosed as severely mentally impaired'
The families of those with a 'severe mental impairment' have successfully recouped £1,000s in council tax overpayments
8 May 2018
140,000 prepayment customers couldn't afford to heat their homes
One hundred and forty thousand households have been left without gas or electricity
20 April 2018
Energy price cap could start THIS year as bill launched in Parliament
An energy price cap could be introduced before next winter – but you don't need to wait, you can switch and save NOW
26 February 2018
Flybe doubles unaccompanied child charge to £79
Flybe customers buying a ticket for a child travelling on their own will have to pay an extra £79 each way
21 February 2018
Five million households could see energy bills rise in April as Ofgem hikes price cap
Around five million households could see their bills rise by £58 a year
7 February 2018
Revealed: Trick to use the 16-25 Railcard to save £100s on your commute (and it'll work for the 26-30 Railcard too)
Commuters on some routes can use a 16-25 Railcard to save up to £700 on a year's train travel
24 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: Tax hike on new diesel cars
New diesel cars which don't meet the latest emissions standards will go up by one tax band from April 2018
22 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty axed for most first-time buyers
Stamp duty has been abolished with immediate effect for first-time buyers purchasing properties costing under £300,000
22 November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017: National minimum wage to rise next April
The national living wage is to rise by 4.4% in April 2018, from £7.50/hour to £7.83/hour
22 November 2017
8 travel-money must-knows
Don't overpay to pay (ole!)
Martin's energy need-to-knows
As bills set to rise by 52%
New. Cheapest ever loans at 2.7%
If you NEED to borrow
44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
Eg, use bulldog clips to eke out last toothpaste
£50 two-week summer break
For teens - free if on a low income
Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
2for1 theme parks and attractions
Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and more
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Funeral plan provider Safe Hands has gone into administration – what to do now if you have a prepaid plan with Safe Hands or others5 July 2022Safe Hands, a prepaid funeral plan provider, has fallen into administration leaving thousands of customers worried about what to do next and concerns growing that other companies will follow suit. Here's what it means for you, as well as information on providers to beware buying plans from presently.
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24 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
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