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As people gorge on debt at the fastest pace in 11 years and the highest since the run up to the last global financial crisis –owing more than £190 billion on credit cards, loans and overdrafts and personal household debt standing at £7,300–are ‘do-gooder’ campaigners to be believed that we’re really being buried under debts…
Monday, 09 January 2017 17:47

Bank Refunds For Students

Studying for a degree is one of the biggest expenses you’re likely to face during your lifetime, aside from raising a family. So, when you get ripped-off, you’re well within your rights to act on it. Calling all students who had a student current account with RBS or NatWest between 2002 and March 2016, yes,…
Tis the season to be jolly’… and warm in front of a roaring fireplace, but not if the energy giants keep raising prices on the sly. With the likes of E.On, British Gas and SSE freezing their standard tariffs for the coming winter months recently, don’t set off the party poppers and celebrate too soon.…
The countdown is well and truly on with glittering lights aglow and tinsel twinkling in shop windows. Christmas is here and overspending and under-budgeting is an all too familiar scenario for many. So, it was quite a surprise to see the headlines this week splashed with “warnings” and the “shocking” fact that one third of…
Saturday, 24 December 2016 09:50

What's Your Financial Personality?

Who doesn’t love a personality test or quiz? There are lots and Buzzfeed loves them! However silly they may seem, they serve to uncover our strengths and weaknesses and help raise self-awareness. But what about your financial personality and have you ever made the connection between your personality and personal finances? There are several money…
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 10:57

Could You Stop Spending For a Year?

OK, so we don’t literally mean stop spending money altogether for a year. Everyone has to eat, pay the bills and keep a roof over their heads. But, there are ways we can all be smarter with our money and not spend when we don’t really mean to, or need to. If you struggle with…
When you hear the phrase “money for nothing” many will think of the 1985 Dire Straits song that Mark Knopfler and Sting wrote about rock star excess and the easy life it brings compared with real work. The classic rock song – the first music video to air on MTV Europe – has not been…
We’re been warned of tough times ahead, and although it can sometimes feel like you’re the only one struggling with debt it seems no one is immune, not even the rich and famous who earn mega-bucks. You would think that with all their money in a stratosphere way above the national average salary of £27,600…
We are always preaching about the importance of switching providers, whether it be for energy or a mortgage, and in a lot of instances people have benefited hugely with regards annual savings. So it came as a surprise to hear that well over half of UK homeowners are missing out by sticking with the same…
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:51

Better Money Management For Future Generations

The world is your oyster through a child’s eyes. Can you remember what it’s like to be a child, when you look back and see through rose-coloured glasses, not jaded by what the world has to offer or worrying over all manner of things; to a child, all things are possible. When it comes to…