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Extra christmas goodies you could buy with your energy saving

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You could make an annual saving of £207 by switching energy with But what could this actually buy you? Let’s find out!

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Buying your first home: Exchange & completion

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After your lender has approved the mortgage, and your solicitor has completed all the required searches, it’s time for both buyer and seller to exchange contracts.

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Gas cooker warning for Beko & Belling models

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An alert anyone who’s bought a Beko or Belling (part of the Glen Dimplex Group) gas cooker and grill to be aware that some models have proved to be dangerous if not used properly.

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Landlord and tenant responsibilities in rental properties

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If you’re renting a property, or renting one out, do you know your rights and responsibilities? Well, we’ve got a few tips and pointers for knowing where you stand.

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Is this the end for estimated energy bills?

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The flow of gadgets which monitor your energy usage in real time makes it easier to keep tabs on your consumption than ever before; saving you money, and hinting at an end for estimated billing.

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The future of energy generation

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To reduce global reliance on fossil fuels, much research is being made into more sustainable ways of generating power. Take a peek into a possible future here.

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Beginner’s guide to flying: The flight itself!

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If you’re new to airline travel, you may find it a little daunting. However, your handy travel companion is here to put your mind at ease.

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Beginner’s guide to flying: Booking your ticket

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A handy guide to booking your flights if you’re new to airline travel. This covers where to shop, how to pay, flights for young children, and sorting out the all-important travel insurance.

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Step-by-step guide to the energy switching process

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For those who aren’t serial energy switchers, the process of changing who supplies you with your gas and electricity can seem daunting.

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Know your policy: Extra goodies in your travel insurance

Travel goodies

If you’re off travelling, taking out insurance is a must for pretty obvious reasons. However, there are also reasons for taking out insurance which may be a little less obvious.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter has been a consumer interest writer for since 2007. His career as a scribe began in local press, which saw him hunting ghosts, taking challenges from readers, living as B.A. Baracus for a week, and seeking out Pembrokeshire’s happiest dog.

Twitter: @ConfusedOwe
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