Paying less for your energy

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By AdFeatures | Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 10:46

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The cost of keeping warm is rising. Even the bank of England is warning us that energy prices will rise this winter and even more households will be forced into fuel poverty, yet huge numbers of people are paying more for their energy than they need to, and not just a little more. Here we will look at an important way of cutting down on your energy bills, and one that you can do right now whilst you are sitting in front of your computer screen.

To save what could be hundreds of pounds on your energy bills all you need do is visit a comparison website and, enter a little information on how much you spend on gas and electricity currently, your current energy suppliers and the tariffs you are on (these are quoted on your energy bills) and you can discover how much less you could be paying by switching to a cheaper supplier and/or tariff. On average people can save around £160 and some people can save over £400, so it is certainly worth doing.

Once you have found the best deal for you, then nothing could be easier than switching to it. It is simply a matter of entering your personal information and how you wish to pay your bills, accepting the terms and conditions of your new supplier and everything will be done for you; it couldn’t be simpler.

If it is so easy, and you can save so much, you might wonder why everybody hasn’t done it already, but there are a number of reasons for this. Some people may consider that the devil you know is better than the one that you don’t, but that really is not the case; you really can save money by switching.

Other people think that the process of switching to too complicated to be worthwhile, and that they could well end up being billed twice by different suppliers. Although in the past there were obstacles and difficulties involved with switching, nowadays it is a smooth and simple process.

Also some people might have been stung by salesman who persuaded them or people that they know to switch to an energy supplier that would supposedly be cheaper, only to find that they were actually paying more for their energy that they were before. The answer top this is just to ignore the salesmen who are only interested in their commission and use a comparison website yourself you find the optimum deal. You really can pay less for your energy.

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