How to Save Money During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Saving money during the Covid-19 pandemic

With the UK officially entering the biggest recession in the country’s history and many industries still struggling to survive, a growing percentage of people are now out of work, furloughed, or need to lower their expenses. If you were affected financially by the Covid-19 pandemic, you might be wondering how to save more during these […]

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The Value of Payday Loans in an Emergency

payday loans in an emergency

The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has tested many UK families to the limit. The latest financial figures to come out of government sources only serve to heighten the worry felt by many over their financial futures. With millions of people on a furlough scheme that runs out in October and many more find themselves in a […]

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Are Credit Cards Advantageous?

What are the advantages of using a credit card

Often, credit cards are seen negatively as they can encourage a person to spend money they do not have. Add in the high-interest rate, and it can be a downward spiral into financial struggle and life-affecting debt. However, credit cards – when used responsibly – have many benefits and can even help those who are […]

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Money Saving Tips for Families

saving money while raising a family

Raising a family is expensive. Even if you’re already adept at managing your finances, ensuring the needs of your children are met usually means that most of your income is earmarked for essentials like food, clothing, utility bills, hobbies and educational tools – and that’s before you even consider occasional treats like days out or […]

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Preparing Your Kids to Go Back to School

How to prepare your child to return to school after a 6 month break!

For many children, the prospect of returning to the classroom after almost six months away from the school environment may be daunting. So how do we help our kids go back to their routine of focused learning after many months of disruption and uncertainty? We’ve put together some of our top tips for preparing your […]

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How to Save at the Supermarket

save money on your supermarket bills

If you’re trying to be smarter with the ways you spend, cutting out non-essential purchases makes perfect sense. However, there are certain costs that you cannot avoid: utility bills and the weekly food shop, for example. Even when you’re trying your level best to pay off outstanding debts, you still need to eat. Despite this, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Open Banking

open banking

Open banking is the term used to describe a series of reforms that made it safe and secure for customers to share bank details with regulated third parties. This has revolutionised the financial sector, opening up the field for third party apps and online banks to offer a huge range of money management services to […]

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Is the UK Turning Into a Cashless Society?

britain becoming cashless

Before lockdown, card payments were already becoming the norm in high-street retailers and local shops alike. But the sudden closure of physical retailers and the need for stringent hygiene measures due to the pandemic has hastened the decline of cash payments. As a result, not only are more consumers paying for things online than ever […]

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