Finance 

Are you eligible for Universal Credit?

After a series of delays lasting a number of years, Universal Credit has now been rolled out across the UK, but many people are still confused about eligibility. Image Credit The new benefit replaces six previous benefits referred to as legacy benefits. Any eligibility for these benefits will cease once you apply for Universal Credit. These benefits are job seeker’s allowance, employment and support allowance, housing benefit, working tax credit, child tax credit, and income support. Rules There are some simple rules applying to Universal Credit which can be found…

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Finance 

How to save money on energy bills

Energy bills make up a significant part of our monthly expenses, and finding ways to reduce these will not only save you money but also make your home warmer and limit the impact on the environment. Here are some simple ways in which you can make your home run more efficiently and save energy. Image Credit Lower your thermostat You could save as much as £90 each year simply by lowering the thermostat in your home by 1ºC. At this level, you won’t notice a difference in the heat, but…

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