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This blog is a resource we've created to help you manage your money and try to make it go a little further.

It's packed full of helpful hints and tips, from information on how to increase your income to delicious recipes that won't break the bank - you'll find it all here.

Money management doesn't have to be boring - it's time to get excited about all things to do with personal finance!

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7 back to school hacks

Wed 17 October 2018

Going back to school after the holidays can be stressful for children and their parents. Here are 7 back to school hacks to help you make the return a little easier for everyone. read more

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5 Questions your CV should answer

Wed 10 October 2018

Your CV should create a good first impression with potential employers so make sure it shows you in the best light. When you write your CV, think about the kind of roles you are applying for and include information that is relevant to those types of role. Here are 5 questions your CV should answer: read more

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What is a personal loan?

Wed 03 October 2018

Personal loans, are loans taken out to cover personal or household purchases rather than purchases for a business. For example, if your fridge freezer or washing machine breaks down unexpectedly and you don’t have money saved to buy a replacement, you may decide to apply for a personal loan. read more

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What is the difference between interest and APR?

Wed 26 September 2018

When you are applying for credit or loans, you may hear or see the terms “Interest” and “APR”. The two terms have similar meanings and often get confused. It is important that you understand the difference, so you can make the right decisions when it comes to applying for credit. read more

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Most common interview questions and how to answer them

Wed 19 September 2018

You can’t always predict what will happen in a job interview, but you can think about what you might be asked and prepare some good answers in advance. If you feel prepared, you will feel more confident. Here are some of the most common interview questions and how to answer them. read more

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£200 loan repayable over 33 weeks at £10 per week, Rate of interest 102.4% p.a fixed; Representative 433.5% APR, Total amount payable is £330.