In the News – April

End of the road for cheap petrol prices

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-3522612/Diesel-unleaded-4p-litre-just-one-month-says-RAC.html

The new State Pension: Everything you need to know

https://blog.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/the-new-state-pension-everything-you-need-to-know

New flood insurance scheme to cut bills by hundreds of pounds

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35944397

How to cut your spending

Some simple changes can make a big difference to your household budget. Swapping everyday products for cheaper alternatives or changing the way you buy / pay for things can all help. Switch to energy-saving light bulbs Energy-saving light bulbs last up to 10 times longer than ordinary bulbs, and don’t cost much more. Using one…

Council Tax Rise 2016

This April, 95% of councils are likely to increase council tax bills – but there are ways you can get ready for any extra on your bill, and possibly pay less. To fund care for the elderly, councils have been given the power to add an extra 2% to the annual council tax bill. The…