With rising prices and soaring inflation, we’re keen to hear what changes you’re considering to help keep your costs down.
The rising prices of products, record inflation driven by energy prices, supply chain issues, all of which are exacerbated by the continuing pandemic, could easily force consumers to make difficult decisions just to meet their basic needs.
Which? has seen this concern about the cost of living rising significantly throughout the last year. In our polls, 79% of respondents said inflation was a major worry, with 70% saying food prices are also of concern.
Money-saving advice from Which?
If you’re looking to reduce what you spend this winter, there’s a wealth of guidance from Which? that can help you.
💷 Our team has been rounding up ways to save money on your household bills this winter. It’s also worth checking out Ian Aikman’s guide on the best ways to save money, or barring that, 46 ways to make your money work harder for you.
💷 You can save hundreds by haggling on your household bills. Ian has also put together tips on how to haggle to get the best deal.
💷 With broadband and mobile network prices set to rise this year, Adam Snook has looked at what this means for the cost of your internet connection and mobile coverage. More advice to come in this area soon.
The Which? Money podcast will also be looking more in depth at the cost of living.
How are you aiming to save money?
We’re guided by you, and keen to hear your experiences and concerns. Where are you seeing prices going up unexpectedly? Are you making changes you weren’t expecting to make in order to manage the rising costs?
If you have started making changes, what do you find is making a difference for you? We’re keen to hear more of your tried and tested money-saving tips, so please do share in the comments below.
And remember, this may be a difficult subject for people to talk about. Let’s be as kind, empathetic, and helpful as we can – we’ll go further together.