News tagged with household bills

'Energy poverty' a growing problem

(Phys.org) -- Low-income households in Australia are increasingly at risk of "energy poverty", a situation in which a household must spend more than 10 percent of its disposable income on energy bills, according to a paper ...

dateAug 20, 2012 in Economics & Business
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It's another cold night for poor

Households on low incomes will feel the cold pinch of winter more than most as rising energy bills and promised cuts to welfare benefits threaten to push them beyond the brink of their financial limits. So ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Economics & Business
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