Clare Casalis

Energy & Utilities Analyst

Latest from Clare Casalis

Stick or switch your energy tariff – what are your options?

Stick or switch your energy tariff – what are your options?

With new tariffs launching and the first new firm entering the market since the energy crisis began, this MSE guide assesses which option is right for you?

11 January 2024

Solar panels – are they worth it?

Solar panels – are they worth it?

As energy prices soar, solar panels can offer savings on your energy bills. Discover if solar panels are worth it for you with MoneySavingExpert.

9 January 2024

Energy saving tips

Energy saving tips

This guide from Martin Lewis's MoneySavingExpert covers 60+ top energy-saving tips. They could help you to save £100s/year on your energy bills.

8 January 2024

Is Economy 7 worth it?

Is Economy 7 worth it?

Economy 7 can help households save and increase energy efficiency when used with storage heating. Find out if it’s right for you with MoneySavingExpert and how to maximise the benefits.

8 January 2024

Debt Problems

Debt Problems

How to deal with problem debts: this is a step-by-step guide from Money Saving Expert to help you do just that.

8 January 2024

Warm home discount

Warm home discount

MoneySavingExpert's guide to the warm home discount... what you get, who's eligible, and who needs to apply to get it

2 January 2024

Financial education

Financial education

Financial education is a vital life skill, yet one many of us miss out on. There are plenty of free financial education resources to help both children and adults.

27 December 2023

Tax rates 2023/24

Tax rates 2023/24

MoneySavingExpert’s guide to tax rates for 2023/24 including tax brackets, national insurance, capital gains tax and more

20 December 2023

Aged 40 to 73? Urgently consider buying national insurance years

Aged 40 to 73? Urgently consider buying national insurance years

If you're aged between 45 and 72(ish), you may find that buying extra national insurance years is the best way to boost your state pension. If you're eligible, the returns can be huge. Learn more about who might be eligible and how to do it.

19 December 2023

Are you one of 200,000+ women missing out on £1,000s of state pension?

Are you one of 200,000+ women missing out on £1,000s of state pension?

More than 200,000 women are thought to have been underpaid their state pension and could be due a payout, with the average amount being just under £9,000. This MoneySavingExpert guide explains who may be affected, and how to reclaim

19 December 2023

Housing & energy grants

Housing & energy grants

Find free cash for your home to slash your energy bills and keep you snug - search 100s of government grants for energy, housing, insulation and more.

13 December 2023

Tax Credits

Tax Credits

This Money Saving Expert guide tells you what Tax Credits are and whether you’re eligible to claim for Working and Child Tax Credits.

13 December 2023

Grandparents' childcare credit

Grandparents' childcare credit

If you're a working-age adult who cares for a young family member while the child's parents work, there's a little-known benefit that could boost your state pension by £1,000s. 'Specified adult childcare credits' work by filling in gaps in your national insurance record. See if you qualify and how to apply.

11 December 2023

Cheapest SIPPs

Cheapest SIPPs

Self invested personal pensions, or SIPPs, allow you to manage your own personal pension plan. Learn tips and tricks at Money Saving Expert

30 November 2023