Blog

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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Top 5 Tips for Boosting Your Income

Wed 14 February 2018

Making money isn’t always the hard part; making enough money for the lifestyle we want can be. There’s no sure-fire way to get rich quick, but the good news is there are some ways you can earn a little bit more cash. Here are our top 5 tips for boosting your income. read more

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What is Bad Credit?

Wed 01 February 2017

Having ‘bad credit’ or ‘poor credit’ relates to having a low credit score which can prevent you from being offered credit. Whenever you apply for any kind of credit, whether it’s a mortgage, credit card, store card or mobile phone contract, they will usually carry out a credit check. The lender can then use the information from the credit check to decide whether to loan you money or how much to loan you. read more

Get Fit on a Budget

Get Fit on a Budget

Wed 11 January 2017

Thinking of hitting the gym and getting fit? Membership fees can be expensive, but so can getting equipment for your home. If you want to lose some pounds without spending too many, check out our tips for getting fit on a budget. read more

Best Money Saving Apps Available

Best Money Saving Apps Available

Wed 03 February 2016

Smartphone apps can help you to do everything from book a taxi to shop online at the touch of a button. Here we take a look at eight of our favourite apps which could help save you money on everything from shopping to filling up the car. read more

Getting started on a budget

Getting started on your budget

Wed 23 July 2014

Making a budget can really help when it comes to staying in control of your money. Knowing where your cash goes each month allows you to identify unsustainable spending habits, and see where you can make savings. read more

Representative Example:

£200 loan repayable over 20 weeks at £15.00 per week, Rate of interest 50% fixed; Representative 756.5% APR, Total Amount Payable is £300.