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Should I fix my gas and electricity prices?

With gas and electricity prices continuing to climb skyward, is now the time to fix your energy tariff, or will you just end up paying over the odds? Here is how to weigh up whether fixing makes financial sense.

What's the best way to buy second-hand tickets?

If you've ever tried to buy tickets for a must see event, you'll know that it's not always easy to get them first time! If you're not quick you can easily miss out, but don't give up, there are still ways to get the tickets you want.

How to cash in your endowment policy

Are you wondering how to work out whether you should keep, sell or surrender your endowment policy for the best return? Here's a guide to deciding, plus a look at what to do to make sure you can still pay off your mortgage.

What do the Child Benefit changes mean for your finances?

Child Benefit rules have changed and you may now need to pay back some or even all of your benefit to the taxman. We examine how the changes affect you and if there is anything you can do to keep your Child Benefit.

Council MOT centres: the route to a hassle free MOT?

Do you dread taking your car for its MOT? With the threat of a large bill looming over each test it's only natural to be worried that your local garage is just out to make a profit. Council MOT centres could be the answer, here's what you need to know.

How to start investing in shares

Has your savings rate got you looking for alternative ways to use your hard earned money? Whether it's for long term growth or to generate income, investing in shares can be a profitable way to use your savings!

Can insurers check my driving history with DVLA MyLicence?

From Summer 2014 insurers will have access to a new DVLA database containing details of your driving history. We take a look at what the new MyLicence system means for your insurance.

Power cut? How to get compensation for loss of electricity

When you're left without power at home it can cause chaos - but importantly you CAN get redress. We help you apply for compensation if your power supply goes down.

Can you keep money accidentally paid into your bank account?

We all dream of receiving an unexpected windfall, but if you did receive an erroneous payment into your bank account - would you ever be able to keep it?

Should you claim winter fuel payments?

In winter, getting all the financial help you're entitled to is essential if it's going to help you stay warm. If you're 62 or over, you can claim up to 300 in a winter fuel allowance - here's how.

The cheapest way to borrow money fast

If you're not careful, borrowing at short notice can really drive up the cost. We show you how to get the money you need quickly without paying too much for the privilege.

What broadband speed is right for you?

With super-fast broadband speeds of up to 60mb now available, just how much speed do you actually need when from your broadband package? Our guide takes you through the basics to help you avoid paying for something you do not need.