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Households misjudge annual spend

  •  02 Dec, 2013
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Families have underestimated the cost of their main household bills in the last year including council tax, gas and electricity by nearly £500, research has suggested.

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Energy firms to cut fuel bills

  •  02 Dec, 2013
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The big six energy companies have told the government they will pass on savings of a shake-up on green levies which could shave up to £50 off bills.

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British Gas price hike to kick in

  •  22 Nov, 2013
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Nearly eight million households will be hit with higher energy costs from Saturday when British Gas hikes its prices in the latest round of winter bill rises.

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National Grid reveals earnings hike

  •  21 Nov, 2013
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National Grid fuelled anger over soaring energy bills as it revealed a hike in earnings from UK gas and electricity networks after increasing the amount it charges households.

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Npower deal creates 'big seven'

  •  20 Nov, 2013
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A new player in the UK energy market is to be created after RWE npower agreed a deal to offload 770,000 customer accounts.

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Energy bills will detail costs to customers

  •  20 Nov, 2013
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Energy firms will be forced to give consumers a breakdown of their costs, the government has announced.

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Review: Nationwide credit card with 15-months 0% on purchases

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Nationwide has increased the 0 per cent purchases period on its credit card from six to 15 months – one of the longest on the market. We take a closer look.

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Nationwide gets in Christmas spirit

  •  18 Nov, 2013
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Nationwide is launching a new credit card offer just in time for Christmas.

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Chancellor urged to help UK's savers

  •  15 Nov, 2013
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George Osborne is being urged to bring forward proposals to help savers in the Autumn Statement on December 5.

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Review: Santander 123 credit card with Amazon cashback

Paying online with a credit card

Santander is now offering 1 per cent cashback when you use its 123 credit card at Amazon.co.uk this Christmas period. We take a look at the pros and cons.

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