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What Is Open Banking and How Can It Help Me Get A Loan?

Since January 2018 the nine major high street banks are required by the competition and markets authority to allow current account customers to share their financial data. This new technology, called open banking, is creating new financial options for people by giving them a better understanding of their finances. Here we’ll explain why open banking […]

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Money Saving Tips For Buying Back To School Supplies For Kids

The back to school supplies shopping trip can be an expensive part of the summer, especially after spending a lot during the summer to keep the kids entertained. Research from Mintel has shown that Brits spend an average of around £400 on new school uniform and classroom equipment each year. But you don’t have to […]

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Top 5 Alternative Savings Accounts

Saving money these days can be a challenge, especially with interest rates at their lowest. Though spending your hard-earned cash on things you actually want sound much better than leaving it in a cold dingy bank, it’s important to save little and often so you’re prepared for those unexpected expenses. Fortunately, we’ve found some alternative […]

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Four Factors Affecting Your Credit Score, And How To Fix Them!

Your credit score affects many of the financial aspects of your life, including applications for payday loans, mortgages, and even for rented housing. Therefore it is important for you to have the best credit score you can. However, sometimes there are factors that can negatively affect your score. Luckily, some of these factors can be […]

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The Best Free Festivals To Head To In The UK This Summer!

Can’t afford to go to Glastonbury this year? Crushed that you’re not able to go to Creamfields? This summer, forget about paying hundreds of pounds for a weekend ticket to a music festival and check out some of the UK’s top free festivals. You’ll be surprised at how many big-name acts perform at smaller, local […]

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How To Get Healthy On A Budget

Choosing the healthy option may be hard especially if it also has to fit your budget. This blog post will take a holistic approach to health focusing on healthy eating, exercise and mental well being. Healthy Eating You don’t have to eat the trendiest superfoods like goji berries, kombucha or manuka honey, to stay on […]

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How to Manage Stress about Money

Money and mental health are often connected. Poor mental health can make managing money harder and worrying about money can make your mental health worse. Reasons you may be experiencing money worries If you recently lost a job or had to take some unpaid holidays, which affects your regular income, you might find yourself experiencing […]

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These Simple Figures Show The True Cost Of Running A Family

Running a family is very expensive. Ensuring you’ve got enough to pay for the weekly essentials is a struggle, let alone splashing out on activities to keep the kids healthy and entertained. Trying to figure out where your money is going, and where you can cut back and save is difficult and makes quick payday […]

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Stress – How do You Keep it Under Control?

Over 44% of us suffer from stress on a regular basis. And according to the latest stats from the Health and Safety Executive show that over 488,000 people had work-related stress last year – especially those who work in healthcare, education and the armed forces. So how can we keep stress under control? How can […]

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Unforgettable Mother’s Day on a Budget

Mother’s Day is a beautiful celebration in the name of the matriarch of your family as well as a general honoring of motherhood and the influence of mothers in society. If you want to make this day extra special for the woman who raised you, but you’re worried about your budget, we got your back! […]

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