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Confused.com's gas & electricity best-buy table

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No one wants to pay over the odds for their gas and electricity. Check our energy best-buy table to compare cheap gas and electricity suppliers.

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Ford Focus Zetec voted used car of the year 2014

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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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Reform of car insurance market announced

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Regulators have announced plans to increase competition among car insurance providers, which should result in cheaper cover for motorists.

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10 used cars that will hold their value in 2014

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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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How to pass your MOT first time

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September is one of the most common times for motorists to get their MOT done, yet 40% of cars fail first time. Here’s how to pass with flying colours – with the added bonus of saving money too. 

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Would you pass the dashboard warning light test?

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Modern cars have an array of dashboard warning lights to let drivers know when something’s wrong. But do you take notice of them? Here's our guide to what they mean and why you shouldn't ignore them. 

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Switch & save! Energy deals ending August & September 2014

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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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Motorists save £99 as car insurance prices fall 14.6%

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The cost of car insurance has fallen by 14.6%, bringing the annual cost of comprehensive cover down to £579 – meaning an extra £99 in motorists' pockets.

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Getting to the airport: Drive or public transport?

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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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Naphtalia Loderick

Naphtalia Loderick

Naphtalia Loderick reports on all things personal finance at Confused.com. 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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