Money Wellness

Cost of living

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    Should I fix my energy bill?

    With energy suppliers starting to offer fixed-rate deals again, we consider whether they're worth taking.

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    Summer 23 – money roundup

    Our round-up of upcoming changes that may impact the amount of money in your wallet this summer.

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    Have you tried the cheap online food revolution?

    There's huge savings to be had by buying groceries that are close to or past their best-before dates. We put Approved Food and Motatos to the test

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    Bank of England raises interest rates to 5%

    Homeowners face more financial misery following today's interest rate rise. We look at what it means for your mortgage.

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    Learning Disability Week: cost-of-living crisis worse for disabled children and their families

    A report by the Childhood Trust has revealed children with special education needs and disabilities are being disproportionately affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

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    Equifax Financial Health Report 2023 – shedding light on the state of UK household finances

    We contributed to the report which sheds light on UK household finances and recommends ways you can improve your financial wellbeing

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    Nearly 6 million households having to cut down or skip meals

    Growing numbers of people - particularly those on universal credit - are having to skip meals. We look at what help is available if you find yourself unable to afford food

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    Charities call for ‘help to repay’ scheme for people struggling with energy debt

    Leading charities call on the government to help the one in ten UK adults struggling with energy arrears with a 'right to repay' scheme

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    Don’t let water bills rain on your parade

    We look at ways to reduce water waste this summer and tell you what to do if you get into debt with your water provider

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    People risking their lives by tampering with energy meters

    Nearly half of energy tradespeople have been asked to tamper with a meter as people struggle with the high cost of living.

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