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Blog: Have you turned on your heating yet?

Family warming their feet in front of the fire

The clock marking the official end of British Summer Time hasn't even gone back yet, but many are feeling the winter chill. Have you put your heating on yet?

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Ford Focus Zetec voted used car of the year 2014

Ford Focus Zetec 1.6-litre

The Ford Focus Zetec has been voted used car of the year 2014 by What Car? magazine. We round up the winners in all 13 hotly contested categories.

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10 used cars that will hold their value in 2014

Audi A3 300

Cars are notorious for plummeting in value the moment you drive them off the forecourt. We list the 10 motors expected to hold their value in 2014.

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Switch & save! Energy deals ending August & September 2014

Ten pound note burning on gas hob

A number of gas and electricity deals expire in August and September 2014. Don't wait for your bill to rise. Switch now to save money on future bills.

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Mrs Moneypenny's 10 tips to secure your financial future

Mrs Moneypenny

Mrs Moneypenny, FT columnist and the face of Channel 4's SuperScrimpers programme, shares 10 steps you can take this year to secure your financial future.

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Getting to the airport: Drive or public transport?

A globe, train, bus, plane and suitcases

It's summer: time for Brits' mass exodus to sunnier, foreign shores. But how do you choose to get to the airport? We weigh up driving versus public transport.

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Credit unions take on high-street banks

North Wales credit union logo

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of credit unions and position them as a viable alternative to the high-street banks for savers and borrowers.

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How young, middle-aged & older drivers view each other

Young, middle-aged and older drivers

Young drivers are fast and dangerous; older drivers are slow and cautious. Stereotypical maybe, but that's how drivers in other age groups view each other, finds new research.

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Rude street names knock £84,000 off property price

Fanny Street sign

Names like Fanny Street and Slag Lane may make us laugh but rude street names can knock thousands of pounds off the value of your home, finds new research.

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Blog: Are personalised numberplates cool or naff?

A rental agreement

New plates are available every March and September. But what do you think of personalised numberplates: are they cool or slightly naff? We take a look.

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Naphtalia Loderick

Naphtalia Loderick

Naphtalia Loderick covers all things consumer for She started out on a weekly newspaper, via a national news agency and a stint in the fun but ‘not as glamorous as it appears on screen’ world of TV at the BBC researching consumer films for The One Show.

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