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Is a smart meter worth it?

I’ve previously resisted getting a smart meter, but in July I had one installed. Here’s why I got it, and whether I think it’s worth it. This summer my energy company finally made the switch (in my area at least) from first-generation smart meters...
How I cut my bills by £774 in 20 minutes

How I cut my bills by £774 in 20 minutes

It doesn’t take much time or effort to slash your bills. This week I put aside half an hour for a bit of admin. With my energy fix about to end and a price increase on the way for my broadband, I took the opportunity to cut how much I pay every month. Read on to...
Should you use an automatic energy switching service?

Should you use an automatic energy switching service?

Companies such as Look After My Bills and WeFlip promise to take the effort out of energy switching. Here’s what you need to know. You can save hundreds of pounds every year by switching your energy provider. You already know this though, right? So why am I...
Will a water meter save you money?

Will a water meter save you money?

I’ve had a water meter for 12 months now – has it cut what I pay each year? Water meters can really divide people. Some can save a decent chunk of cash every year, but others can see their bills rocket. I’ve always been unsure about them, but now...
Should you switch to a small energy company?

Should you switch to a small energy company?

Do cheaper energy prices outweigh the risk of a smaller energy company going bust? I’m always encouraging you to compare energy prices and switch if you can find a better deal. You can potentially save hundreds of pounds every year doing this. It will take you...