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How to reduce food waste

How to reduce food waste

You're practically throwing money away when you chuck out perfectly good food. One in five shopping bags of food is thrown away in the UK, worth £60 a month to the average family. You may as well be chucking your cash straight in the bin. But there are some easy ways...

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What’s the best value TV & film streaming stick?

What’s the best value TV & film streaming stick?

Make sure the streaming device you buy does what you need it to do. There are so many different devices to make your dumb TV into a smart TV and let you watch services like Netflix and iPlayer - but which is best value for money? A big factor is will it actually work...

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Financial support if you’re hit by coronavirus

Financial support if you’re hit by coronavirus

Get ready for an income-shock. Every single one of us is going to have our income and life hit by Covid-19. The direct impact on our wages might just be for a fortnight if you have to self-isolate. Hopefully you'll get full pay, but you might only get statutory sick...

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Consumer rights and coronavirus: Should you get a refund?

Consumer rights and coronavirus: Should you get a refund?

How to make sure you don't lose your money as a result of the pandemic. Normally I'd be encouraging you to claim back all the money you're owed, but right now there's a fine line between doing this and doing what we can to keep businesses going. Already we've seen...

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How secure is your password?

How secure is your password?

There's a really good chance that your password has been hacked! In this video I'll take you through the websites I use to make sure my online accounts are safe and secure. Watch to find out if you've been hacked, how to randomly generate passwords, how to test the...

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Budget 2020: What it means for you

Budget 2020: What it means for you

Sick pay if you self-isolate or get coronavirus among the big announcements in today's budget. Brexit and elections mean it's been a while (17 months!) since we had a full budget, but Coronavirus and the reshuffle last month mean this Budget was always going to be one...

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Halifax Reward account to change: Is it any good?

Halifax Reward account to change: Is it any good?

A new fee and new rewards make this account a very different proposition. Should you ditch it?When the bank switching service first came into play back in 2013 I moved over from my ancient Barclays account to the Halifax Reward account. Not only did I get a nice £100...

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