Binge spending at Christmas

    January Survival Guide: How to Manage Your Finances After Your Christmas ‘Spending Binge’

    16th January 2020

    Millions of Brits face January financial woes after binge spending at Christmas. But, what can you do about it? Well, it turns out, you can do quite a lot! Almost one in ten of us feel pressured to spend more than we could afford just before and over the festive period. At the same time, 1 in 10 Brits have …
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  • Most common money saving excuses

    11 Money Saving Excuses to Stop Making in 2020

    30th December 2019

    When it comes to banking and financial matters, to saving money and to clawing your way out of debt, it’s tempting to make money excuses, and to take the easy way out. It’s easy to pretend it’s not happening. But, burying your head in the sand will not only leave you out of pocket and with an unpleasant taste in …
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  • How to get fit on a budget

    How to Get Fit and Healthy [on a Budget] in 2020!

    28th December 2019

    You shouldn’t need to break the bank to get fit and healthy. Many people associate exercise believing they need expensive equipment or having a gym membership, but this is just not true. There are so many ways you can work up a sweat without it costing the earth. We’ve all done it. We made a resolution and we want to …
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  • Cost of living in the UK for 2019

    Will UK Living Costs Rise in 2020 (And How Will It Impact Your Finances)?

    18th December 2019

    With Christmas spending already hitting household finances; another concern is whether UK living costs will rise in the New Year. With uncertainty remaining over the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, it is hard to gauge whether this will cause a rise in UK living costs in 2020. UK prices typically rise in line with inflation, often around the 2-3% …
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  • How to make kids financially independent

    10 Steps to Make Your Kids Financially Independent: An Infographic

    13th December 2019

    All parents want their kids to grow up to become self-sufficient, especially from a financial standpoint. For that to happen, they must start knocking financial sense into their kids from an early age (as soon as they enter double digits). While sure, there’s no textbook formula to ensure your children’s financial independence, there are some steps you can take to …
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  • 19 of the best money saving websites

    The 10 Best Money Saving Sites for 2020

    10th December 2019

    Have you kept your new year’s resolutions? Is your dedication to the gym waning? At the point where most resolutions begin to be broken we are here to help you out. Well with at least one of them anyway. – to help you save more money in 2020!! With the average UK household now £54,000 in debt finding clever ways to save …
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  • 0% balance transfer credit cards - a cause or symptom of Britain’s credit card debt?

    0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards: A Cause (or Symptom) of Britain’s Credit Card Debt?

    9th October 2019

    Debt is inevitable for most people. Whether it’s student loans, mortgages, credit cards or any other type of borrowing, everyone finds a way to borrow and spend money they probably don’t have. According to the Money Charity, the average household credit card debt in the UK, excluding mortgages, was £2,655 in September. According to the Office of National Statistics, average …
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