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    Watch out for firms that could double your energy bills

    An investigation has warned bill-splitting firms can mislead households into paying up to 107% more than average on energy bills, despite seemingly cheaper packages.

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    Energy debt is ‘trapping people in a cycle of misery’

    People who fall behind with their energy bills are being trapped in debt and it's worse for those on prepayment meters, according to new research. Find out what to do if you’re in arrears and your energy supplier is pressuring you to move to prepayment.

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    Labour sets out plans to cut energy bills for good

    Labour has outlined how it plans to boost the clean energy sector in the UK and bring down households' gas and electricity bills.

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    Average energy bills to fall by £122 a year

    Energy bills for a typical household are set to fall by £122 a year in July. Find out what this is likely to mean for you and what help is available if you’re struggling to pay your gas and electricity bills.

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    Stop overpaying on your broadband and phone bills with these tips

    April’s price hikes mean you could be paying an extra £277 a year more on broadband and phone bills. Could switching provider keep your costs down? Find out how to land the best deals.

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    Could an interest rate cut be on the horizon?

    There are strong indications that embattled homeowners could start to see their mortgage payments drop from June.

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    ABI commits to tackling high cost of paying car insurance monthly – our verdict

    Will industry plans to cut costs for drivers paying monthly for their car insurance really make any difference? Get our verdict, along with tips on other ways to bag a cheaper policy.

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    Illustrated image of a red car. Find cheaper car insurance premiums. Why you wont pay more from now on for paying for insurance premiums monthly
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    Motor insurance premium hikes stabilise

    After months of unaffordable increases, motor insurance premiums seem to have flatted off

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    Image of a man holding an energy bill. How to claim back energy overpayments and what to do if you're in debt to your energy provider
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    A tale of two halves – the energy haves and have nots

    16 million households are told they’re owed energy overpayments back from suppliers, while more households than ever exit the winter in debt to their energy provider. Find out what to do

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    Scottish Power set to pay £1.5 million for overcharging customers

    Scottish Power was charging customers above the price cap during the height of the energy crisis. The average amount Scottish Power overcharged customers was £149 per customer.

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