Half of Brits say energy bills are biggest financial worry

Almost half (46%) of all British adults have identified energy bills as their biggest financial concern heading into this winter. That figure jumps to 53% of people who live by themselves, with two-fifths of all Brits planning to turn the thermostat down this year to keep bills low, according to research published by personal finance comparison site finder.com. Despite taking action to reduce their bills, just one in five people surveyed said that they plan to install a smart meter to help them monitor their energy use, and only 10% are planning to install additional insulation to their home to help reduce their energy usage.

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