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18 Jul 2024

Banstead Pantry launches to give access to affordable food

We’re really pleased to announce there is a brand-new Pantry opening on Banstead High Street in early September. The Banstead Pantry is a community supermarket offering affordable and healthy groceries. Unlike a foodbank, you can choose your own food items, including fresh meat, dairy and vegetables. We’ve partnered with Good Company Surrey and Reigate and […]

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08 Nov 2023

Talk Money Week: We answer some of your money questions

Talk Money Week is a great opportunity for us to share some of the common questions we hear in our Moneywise team. Hopefully these will help you with the money issues you’re facing but if you’d like further support from our Moneywise team call us on 0300 123 3399 or raise an enquiry through your […]

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07 Nov 2023

Moneywise team’s top 10 tips for saving money on energy

This Talk Money Week, we’re looking at ways you can save money on energy at home. Here are our Moneywise team’s top tips: Using an indoor airer (or outdoor clothes line) is free. If you use a heated airer, it’s cheaper than a tumble dryer and could save you around £55 a year on average. […]

14 Feb 2023

Deals to feed the kids this February half term!

Many retailers are offering deals to feed the kids this half term and here’s our round up: Tesco – Kids Eat Free between 13th – 24th February when adults showing their Clubcard spend 60p. When you spend 60p you’ll be able to claim one free kids hot meal deal, kids breakfast or kids pick ‘n […]

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20 Jan 2023

It’s Big Energy Week! 10 ways to save energy at home

It’s Big Energy Saving Week across the UK (17 – 22 January 2023), which shares ways you can reduce your energy use and know where to get help if you’re struggling. Our Moneywise team has put together 10 ideas of ways you can save energy at home. Please remember, if you’re struggling with the cost […]

14 Sep 2022

Latest government announcement: energy price guarantee

You may have heard the cost of gas and electricity for the average household is going to be capped at £2,500 per year. It had been due to rise to £3,549 before the government made its announcement last week. But what does this mean for you? We asked our Moneywise team to give us a […]

01 Sep 2022

Help with cost of living on its way

There’s currently a lot of information out there on the cost of living and support available, which sometimes can feel a little overwhelming and confusing. Our Moneywise team have put together this easy-to-read summary of what help is coming and the government support you could be entitled to. Cost of Living payments Low-income households Millions […]

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12 Jul 2022

How to do Summer with kids on a budget

School holidays can be an expensive time of year, especially with increased food and fuel costs, plus the pressure of keeping the kids entertained, but it doesn’t have to be! Our Moneywise team have put together some ideas, tips and resources to kickstart your Summer without it costing the earth. 1. Local parks and playgrounds […]

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06 Jun 2022

Moneywise team’s top 10 grocery shopping tips on a budget

With the cost of living rising, many will struggle to put food on the table. You may have already exhausted the tried and tested favourites such as bulk buying, experimenting with supermarket own brands, shopping through cash back websites, and knowing the difference between ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates. But we’ve also been ‘shopping […]

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