Four Places to Get Free Financial Advice

Four Places to Get Free Financial Advice

We often make the point that, although financial blogs like this one can give you some very helpful information, they shouldn’t be used in situations where you need expert financial advice. It’s important that financial advice comes from somebody who is able to assess...

Strong Customer Authentication Delayed

Strong Customer Authentication Delayed

As of September 14th, new rules will come into effect meaning that payments made online will require additional authentication from the customer. Winning no prizes for creative titles, this is called Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), and it has been on the cards...

Cash in the Trash: How to Earn Money by Recycling

Cash in the Trash: How to Earn Money by Recycling

It's so easy to recycle these days - there are no good excuses for throwing your rubbish in the wrong bin now that local councils make the process so easy. But while we caught the recycling bug quite a few years ago, it's only recently that we've discovered that there...

Uk Facebook Users Can Now Report Scam Ads

Uk Facebook Users Can Now Report Scam Ads

At the start of the year, financial guru Martin Lewis made a lot of noise about dangerous financial scams appearing on Facebook, after he became aware of fake adverts using his name and image to try and lend credibility to their cons. Although he started his campaign...

Is It a Good Idea to Get Your Cash Before Payday?

Is It a Good Idea to Get Your Cash Before Payday?

One of the latest hot financial trends is for employers to offer their workers the option of getting paid early. The concept is pretty straightforward: on any given day, you have the ability to withdraw a certain percentage of the amount you've already earned that...

Extra Security is Coming to Online Shopping

Extra Security is Coming to Online Shopping

In the coming months, you're likely to start noticing that making certain transactions online takes longer than it used to, with added security steps asking you to prove your identity in new ways. This is because new regulations are forcing all banks to take more care...

Five Top Tips for Surviving the Job Hunt

Five Top Tips for Surviving the Job Hunt

These days a lot of people leave school and go straight into a hostile and competitive job market, whilst others find themselves out of work later in life and unsure how to land a new role. This means that it’s important to build up the skills and personal qualities...

Should You Consider a Personal Finance Course?

Should You Consider a Personal Finance Course?

Sometimes it can feel like effective money management is one of those skills that you just have to be born with. Really, though, it's something that we all have to learn at one time or another – so if you haven't been lucky enough to get a good financial education at...

What Can I Buy Through My Business?

What Can I Buy Through My Business?

Because businesses pay tax on their profits, they can claim the tax back on things they have brought for business purposes. This can help you to save a lot of money if used properly but can also get you into some serious trouble if you abuse the system. We've all...