Are you ‘switched on’ when it comes to your household bills?

Are you 'switched on' when it comes to your household bills? 1

A recent survey carried out by Santander has revealed that 26% of households interviewed don’t read their utility bills properly and a million households don’t read their bills at all.   Before the Beans came along we were pretty good at knowing exactly what we were paying for every household bill and where every penny … Read more

The real cost of buying your own home

At some point, perhaps in your mid-20s or early 30s, you’ll first think about buying your own home. The trigger point may vary; perhaps friends and family around you are suddenly homeowners, and you want to join their group, or you’ll be sick of seeing your landlord snooping around ‘your’ bedroom or garden on another … Read more