Oct energy cost calculator | Cheap family meals

Millions are still reeling from the latest energy hike forecast that could see prices rise by 65% in October – we’ve got the lowdown on what this means for your energy bills, the support available if you are struggling to pay and more money-saving tips and tricks in today’s newsletter…
 
Calculator: How much will your energy bills cost if current price predictions come to pass?
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The latest energy price cap predictions prove scary reading, but what will the forecasted increase actually mean for your energy bills? Use the updated calculator in Good To’s energy bills guide for how your bills could be affected come October.
Good To’s energy costs explainer
 
Last chance: Best deals from Amazon Prime Day, including an Echo Dot for just £19.99 (was £49.99)
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The Money Edit has collated the best Prime Day deals selected by our friends at TechRadar, T3 and Real Homes. Take a look and see if you can bag a bargain for something on your wishlist. But hurry, deals end at 11.59pm tonight. 
Check out The Money Edit’s Prime Day round up
 
All energy direct debits that increased by more than 100% between February and April to be immediately assessed, following Ofgem review
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Energy regulator Ofgem has told a number of major energy suppliers to take urgent and immediate action after a review found a range of weaknesses and failing in the handling of direct debits.
The Money Edit explains how this action could affect your bills.
 
Top offer ends Monday: Get up to £170 just for switching your bank account
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The Money Edit has found the best switching deals available right now from a host of banks and explains how easy it is to switch. But you’ll need to be quick to nab the best switching bonus on the list.
Check out The Money Edit’s current account switching round-up.

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With even more flights cancelled this week, make sure you know your refund rights if you've been affected
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More flights were cancelled at Heathrow this week, reportedly impacting 10,000 passengers. If you’ve been caught up in the airport chaos, make sure you know if you’re eligible for a refund and how to get your money back. The Money Edit explains what you need to know.
The Money Edit’s flight cancellation explainer.
 
If you are struggling to pay bills (or you know someone you know is), here's a guide to the support available
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As household finances are under more pressure than ever, it’s important to know how to get help if you are struggling to keep on top of your bills. The Money Edit offers practical tips to help you prioritise your outgoings and save where you can as well as highlighting the help you may qualify for.
The Money Edit’s cost of living support roundup
 
New: Cheap family meals you can make for less than £1 per head
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If you’re looking for ways to keep your food costs as low as possible, then introducing some new budget recipes could help. Check out Good To’s list of great recipes to suit the whole family – all for less than £1 per head.
Good To’s budget family meals
 
Sim-only deals from just £4/month - could you save by switching?
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Are you paying more than you need to for your mobile phone? Switching to Sim-only could help you make significant savings each month. Use GoCompare’s comparison chart to see how much you could save by switching to a Sim-only deal.
Compare mobile phone deals with GoCompare.
 
New. 12 hidden benefits of Amazon Prime
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While being an Amazon Prime member gets you access to Prime Day deals, there are a host of other benefits that you may not know about. Check out Good To’s round up of the benefits to make sure you get your money’s worth.
Good To’s Prime member benefits

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