8th February 2023

How to Figure Out What Benefits You’re Entitled To.

If you saw our recent post about what Benefits you could be entitled to you might be wondering how to figure out what you can get, without having to check each individual benefit. What do I need to do? Firstly, you need to look up how much money you (and any partner that lives with […]

Budgeting, Finance
1st February 2023

Cost of Living Crisis: What are you entitled to?

If you’ve watched or read the news at all within the last 6 months you will have heard the term “Cost of Living Crisis” and probably noticed your bills going up. Many of us are tightening our belts this winter to try and counter the increasing utility bills, so it’s a great time to be […]

Budgeting, Information
4th February 2019

Back to the Future

Visualising what really matters to you is the key to the planning process. Have you ever thought about writing a letter to yourself to describe your ideal future life, long-term life goals and the process of how to plan for them? Imagining what you want your life to be like in the long term when […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information, Pension
21st January 2019

5 New Year’s financial resolutions

New Year’s resolutions – now we all know we use this opportunity at the start of the year to try and make better choices in our lives, such as start a new hobby or join a gym, but have you ever thought about tailoring them to improve your finances? We have put together 5 ideas […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information
1st December 2018

Getting your credit report mortgage ready

In today’s market its best to get your finances looking their best, before you embark on your mortgage journey. But, if you really don’t know where to start, then we have put together 8 tips on how to get the best from your credit report. Check your credit file regularly. It is best to check […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information, Mortgages
1st December 2018

Five Christmas saving tips

With Christmas fast approaching you may be wondering how to make those pennies stretch further. There are plenty of tips to help rein in the costs and we have put together five Christmas saving tips, to help prevent you from over spending. Secret Santa Research by National Debtline showed that 35% of Britons were borrowing […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information
27th July 2018

How to control your summer spending

There are extra costs to think about when going on holiday or travelling, especially during the school holidays. Here’s how you can help keep track of your spending. According to research conducted by a popular high street bank*, despite 58% of us making a holiday budget, the average overspend on holiday is a huge £220 […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information
16th July 2018

Be Summer Holiday Savvy

Our simple guide to making the most of your money this summer To be better prepared financially for the summer holidays, planning is key. The best way to get a head start for the summer is to put aside a little money as early as possible in the year (just a jam jar will do) […]

Budgeting, Finance, Information