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Where can you make the biggest switching savings?

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New rules that will make it easier to switch bank account are expected to lead to a sharp increase in the number of transfers carried out.

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Will simpler tariffs lead to higher gas and electricity bills?

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Plans to make gas and electricity deals simpler could backfire by pushing prices up, experts are warning.

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Gas & electricity deals ending 30 April 2013

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A number of gas and electricity deals expire at the end of April 2013. Don't wait for your bill to rise. Switch now to save money on future bills.

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Can a water meter save you money?

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Households in England and Wales face an inflation-busting 3.5% average rise on their annual water bill as of 1 April. Could a water meter save you money?

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Smaller gas and electricity firms explained

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The Big Six gas and electricity firms in the UK always grab headlines but there are a number of smaller suppliers too - and they often offer households a better deal. We take a look.

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The energy price gap

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This graphic shows the difference over time between the cheapest monthly tariff available, the average 'Big 6' monthly Direct Debit tariff, and the average 'Big 6' tariff paying quarterly by cach/cheque.

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Will gas and electricity prices continue to soar?

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For most households, the cost of gas and electricity is now the third largest outgoing, after mortgages or rent, and food bills.

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New campaign to cut energy bills

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A new campaign has been launched to help millions of UK households cut their heating bills by adopting a range of energy-saving measures.

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Row over impact of green energy plans on bills

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The cost of low-carbon electricity under the new Energy Bill will add less than £100 to average annual household bills, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said on Friday.

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Blog: Who's afraid of the direct debit?

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You often get a discount for paying bills by direct debit. But journalist Maria McCarthy prefers to stick to cash and cheques. She explains why.

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