Top Tips for Buying a Used Car

Top Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car can be a great way to get the costs down if you're in need of a new motor. You'll pay a lot less, and if you know what to look for then you can still get a car that runs well and lasts a good while. In many cases, buying a used car means that you can...

Are Contactless Payments Truly the Future of Finance?

Are Contactless Payments Truly the Future of Finance?

Contactless payments are becoming more and more commonplace across the UK.  An article by ITV noted that last year about three-quarters of retail sales were made via cards or digital payment methods. With the ease and convenience that contactless payments offer, the...

Are You Eligible for a Non-Repayable Appliance Grant?

Are You Eligible for a Non-Repayable Appliance Grant?

If you're struggling with debt, or your paycheque isn't meeting your monthly expenses, then there are probably a lot of different financial pressures competing for your attention. Bills, rent or mortgage payments, food for the table: these areas have to be your...

Facebook Marketplace Scams: What to Look out For

Facebook Marketplace Scams: What to Look out For

We've often talked about the different kinds of scam that are common online these days, and we've shared general tips for spotting and avoiding them. However, as Facebook Marketplace continues to grow, threatening to overtake long-established sites like eBay, we've...

Taking Control of Your Money After Graduating

Taking Control of Your Money After Graduating

We know that students have a lot on their plates – in between studying, social life and navigating adult life for the first time, it can be easy to write off your finances as something to worry about when you're older. Unfortunately, this can lead to problems that...

How to Recover From a Month of Overspending

How to Recover From a Month of Overspending

Did Christmas stretch your budget a little further than intended this year? It's easy to get swept up in the extravagance of the season – and you certainly aren't alone. According to a survey published on Metro, some 28% of people get into debt to help finance Xmas...

The Rental Revolution

The Rental Revolution

37% of us rent our homes, either from a private landlord or through a social housing scheme. In recent years, a lot of young renters have struggled to get on the property ladder, and much had been written about the lack of security that comes from long term renting....

Dealing With Financial Anxiety

Dealing With Financial Anxiety

If thinking about your bank balance leaves you feeling stressed or keeps you up at night, then it's important to realise two things: that you're not alone, and that there are strategies you can put in place to ease the worries. For these tips, we're focussing on the...