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Join the neighbourhood watch and reduce premiums

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If you're not a member of the Neighbourhood Watch already, then you've probably at least heard of the scheme. Or seen the round sticker with the smiley bobby and the happy community members.

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Get plastic recommendations based on your credit profile

Credit cards

Our clever credit card tool shows you a selection of cards you might be interested in, and tells you how likely you are to be accepted based on your credit profile. What’s more, this won’t leave any footprints on your credit record!

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It’s cold outside, so make sure your home is warm

Boiler controller

It’s a bit chilly out. And although pelting snowballs at one another is a whole heap of fun for kids who are home from school, the cold isn’t welcomed by all. Groups such as pensioners are particularly vulnerable to cold weather, especially in light of escalating energy costs.

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Landlord and tenant responsibilities in rental properties

home insurance

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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The future of energy generation

Artist's impression of a solar island

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!

Vapour trails left by planes

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

plane on runway

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

Frustrated customer

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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Energy switching advice for students and home movers

Gas stove

If you’ve moved home recently or are about to, there are always chores to get out of the way – including sorting out your energy supply.

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter is a content producer who's worked for since 2007. He's the author of our Carless Cities report.

Twitter: @ConfusedOwe
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