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Money Saver

17 Jan 2024

It’s time to apply for 15 free hours of childcare for 2 year olds

If you're a working parent of a two year old, it's time to start thinking about getting your application in for 15 hours of free childcare a week starting in April.

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cost of living

17 Jan 2024

Inflation rises to 4% heaping more pain on household finances

ONS figures out this morning show a surprise rise in inflation – what does it mean for your money?

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Housing

16 Jan 2024

59% of landlords have seen an increase in late payments – tips on what to do if you’re struggling to cover your rent

With landlords reporting an increase in late rent payments, we offer advice on what to do if you're struggling to cover your housing costs.

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84% of people expect toughest January yet – tips to get you through a financial rough patch

With Brits bracing themselves for the toughest January yet, get tips on making it through a financial rough patch.

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cost of living

16 Jan 2024

Nine keep warm myths that’ll cost you more and make you shiver

There's so much 'keep warm for less' advice out there making it hard to work out what works and what is a load of nonsense. We've investigated some of the most common advice to see if it's correct.

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Snow joke – keep warm for less now the temperature has dropped

With snow on the ground and the country grinding to a halt, here's our top ten tips to keeping warm at home without turning up the heat

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16 Jan 2024

Has dying become unaffordable to millions?

The cost of a basic funeral has risen for the first time in three years and is now at an all time high. Find out what help is available to cover funeral costs

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Money Wellness

15 Jan 2024

Money Wellness debt adviser named as hero of the month

Matthew Sheeran has been named the Cirrus Centre Hero of the Month

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