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How to choose the right energy tariff

Finding the right gas and electricity deal could save you hundreds of pounds a year on your energy bills. Here is what you need to know about choosing the right energy tariff.

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What is green energy?

Green energy is better for the environment than fossil fuels, and could help you save money on your energy bill too. Here is everything you need to know about green energy.

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How to read your energy bill

Keeping an eye on your energy bills and usage could help you save money. Here is everything you need to know about reading your energy bill.

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How should you pay your rental deposit?

Rent, deposits and letting agent fees are rising in price. Here's how to pay your deposit and whether you should consider borrowing the money or using a credit card.

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Should you rent or buy a home?

Buying your own home can be expensive but could save you money over the years. Renting offers less freedom to live by your own rules but more flexibility if you need to move. Here are the benefits of each and how to decide whether to rent or buy.

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How to save up a mortgage deposit

Saving a mortgage deposit is your first step towards buying your own home. Here is how deposits work, how to save one and what help you can get.

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How to handle problems with your gas and electricity

If you are having problems with your gas or electricity, there are ways to get help. Here is what you need to know about handling problems with your energy service.

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How to build your own house

Many of us dream of building our own home, and while it is not the right option for everyone, self building could be an affordable way for you to get your ideal property. Yet fail to plan properly and you face the risk of financial ruin.

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How do energy tariffs work?

Your gas and electricity tariff affects how much your energy costs, so picking the right one could save you money. Here is what you need to know about how your energy tariff works.

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Moving house: change of address checklist

There's lots to remember when you're moving home, and it's essential you let the relevant people know your new address. Here is what you need to do when you move.

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How to save enough money to move out

If you're stuck at home living with your parents, here's how to make your dream of moving out a reality.

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How can I help my children buy their first house?

With first time buyers finding it harder than ever to get a mortgage, some parents are giving their children a helping hand onto the property ladder. But how does it all work and what are the potential pitfalls?

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