Household bills

 

After paying your rent or mortgage your gas, electricity and water bills can take up a lot of what remains in your budget.

There are schemes that can help you to save money on these essentials:

Welsh Water Assist - This scheme helps low income households who have either a large family, or a family member with a medical condition that requires the use of extra water.  Click here to find out more and apply online.
Nest - Nest is the Welsh Government's fuel poverty scheme aiming to help people struggling with the cost of heating their home.  You can call their free helpline on 0808 808 2244 or click here to visit their website.

Useful links

USwitch - this website can help you to find the best deals for your gas, electricity, telephone & broadband, mobile phone, credit cards, loans and insurance.  It will help you to compare providers to see if you will save money if you switch.
Which? - this free and impartial website compares gas and electricity suppliers so you can see if you are getting the best deal or you can switch online to something more affordable.

 

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