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Super Smart Energy Savers Campaign: Our top tips

25th Jul 2022

Here at MoneyMagpie.com, we have been working closely with Smart Energy GB to bring consumers the best energy saving ideas, helping you take control of your energy use and household budgets. This month saw the release of the Super Smart Energy Savers report, which highlighted the UK’s biggest worries, energy saving habits and behavioural changes…

When will you receive the £400 energy grant?

27th Jun 2022

When will the £400 energy grant be paid? In May, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new range of support measures to help the country with the current cost of living crisis. It is no news to the UK that inflation is at a 40-year high, reaching a staggering 9.1%. On top of this, energy prices…

Council Tax Bills Now Approaching £2k as “Bleak Friday” Is here

1st Apr 2022

Our council tax bill is the latest thing to report as we prepare for bleak friday and onwards. This Friday has now be coined “Bleak Friday” due to the shocking rises to the cost of living. Aside from the much publicised hikes in energy costs (up to  54 per cent in many cases), we have…

Top Tip: Take your Energy Meter Reading By March 31

30th Mar 2022

Take that energy meter reading now! Bill payers are being warned across the UK that they should be taking an energy reading ahead of this Friday. This should ensure you not being charged for the higher rates that are coming into affect from April 1. If you pay monthly and via Direct Debit your provider…

All the things you can do if you can’t pay your energy bill

10th Mar 2022

In the current financial climate many people can’t pay their energy bill and many of us are falling behind with payments. Payment Plans and Supplier Support First of all, if you fund yourself in this situation, the best thing to do is to get in touch with your supplier: regulator Ofgem makes sure your supplier…

How Russia declaring war will impact our bills

25th Feb 2022

As Russia invades Ukraine, oil prices are edging ever closer to $100 a barrel: Russia is the world’s second largest exporter of oil, and claim that gas prices would double after Germany refused to open Nord Stream 2, a new pipeline from Russia. Russia and Ukraine make up 29% of global wheat exports, 80% of…

Ask Jasmine: What Exactly is Happening with Energy Prices?

17th Jan 2022

What exactly is happening with energy prices? With many of us feeling the panic and the pinch at the moment (years of pandemic really take their toll), the mass media hysteria regarding the impending increase in energy bills has come as rather an unwelcome piece of news. However, it is always worth equipping yourself with…

Mass Panic Caused Surrounding Energy Prices

10th Jan 2022

Analysis of Google search data reveals that searches for ‘energy bill help’ exploded 681% in the UK on the 7th January, one day after MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis warned on ITV that gas prices would “explode 50% in April this year, adding a further £600 to soaring energy bills”. Where is this mass fear coming from?…

How to save on heating bills and in the home – Webinar Q&A

2nd Nov 2021

We recently hosted a free webinar with Money Magpie founder and CEO Jasmine Birtles to discuss ways to save money on your heating bills and around the home. We have all faced, and are likely to continue to face, greater financial pressures this winter, particularly after the rise of the energy price cap in October….

Insulation – save money and conserve energy

19th Sep 2021

With gas and electricity prices set to soar thanks to the current crisis and another cold winter not far away, all of us want to cut our energy costs as much as we can. By making sure your home is properly insulated you can make your energy usage much more efficient and save yourself serious money. Using…

Energy Grants to Pay Your Bill Arrears

26th Oct 2020

Are you worried about your energy bill arrears? Not sure how you’re going to keep up with your increased energy costs, especially if you’re likely to be working from home over winter? You’re not the only one facing this issue. With the furlough scheme ending and redundancies imminent as we head towards the end of…

Save up to £461 with gas and energy switches

14th May 2020

We talk about energy switches a lot on MoneyMagpie – and now’s an incredibly important time to slash your household expenses. We’re all working on tighter budgets this year, so switching supplier could save you hundreds of pounds. We know it’s a total hassle to handle the paperwork, compare tariffs and all that boring stuff….