British Gas ready EnergySmart meter-reading iPhone app

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British Gas are set to release Energy Smart, an iPhone app designed to help customers avoid estimated bills. Rather than have a meter-man visit your home, Energy Smart lets users submit gas and electricity meter readings straight to British Gas…

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£100 Christmas budget for a third of Brits

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Of the 1,400 people surveyed, 39% were looking to spend less this year, with 50% doing the majority of their shopping online in order to dig out the best bargains. Voucher Hub also claim that a third of Brits will be spending no more than £100 on presents this year, with another third placing simple grocery vouchers at the top of their Christmas lists.

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Studies claim eBay users save billions of dollars each year – do you?

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lots-of-money.jpgAccording to a new study from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, buyers are saving “billions of dollars each year” by buying on eBay.

In 2003, buyers saved $7 billion that they would’ve normally spent paying full price on the same item, with £8.4 billion being saved the next year. Projections…

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