Money & Finance

Top 3 tips for choosing a student account

Top 3 tips for choosing a student account Various studies have shown that people typically stay loyal to their bank for an average of 17 years. With the likelihood that you’ll be sticking around for a while, it’s no wonder that banks are so keen to provide so many perks and rewards to entice young […]

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The changes being made on taxes & benefits next month!

The changes being made on taxes & benefits next month! As you all probably know, the new tax year begins this week. This means that there will be some big changes to benefits and taxes coming into practice. For those of you wondering what will be happening to certain aspects of your taxes and benefits, I’ve […]

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Money & Finance

Minimum wage increase

Minimum wage increase Many people will be overjoyed to hear that as of April the minimum wage for those over the age of 25 is going up to £7.20 an hour. A move that is set to be a step towards the “living wage” that has been talked about so much. And while it means […]

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3 EASY STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE WITH CREDIT CARDS IN 2016

3 EASY STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE WITH CREDIT CARDS IN 2016 Lots of us take for granted how much a bad credit score can really affect us. It’s often assumed that having a bad credit score will only affect our chances of getting a mortgage or loan, but these days that couldn’t be […]

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Money & Finance

Things from The Budget that could end up costing us.

Things from The Budget that could end up costing us. So the Budget the other day revealed some big changes coming our way over the next few years, if you missed it you can read all about these here. But there were some things the Chancellor didn’t go into too much detail about. And probably because […]

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Money & Finance

Tesco Balance Transfer Deal

Is Tesco’s balance transfer deal really terrific? Compare Tesco’s deal against the best deals in the market here! If you’re looking to transfer some or all of a balance on an existing card, Tesco Bank may be about to make you an offer you can’t refuse. Not only has it improved upon the previous terms […]

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Low paid workers set to receive savings bonus of £1,200

Low paid workers set to receive savings bonus of £1,200 Low paid workers are set to be rewarded with a bonus of up to £1,200 when they save £50 a month in a new help to save scheme announced by the Government today. This sounds like an amazing idea and I know this new Government […]

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Thinking of taking out finance? Take note of our checklist first

Thinking of taking out finance? Take note of our checklist first Whether it’s a credit card, a loan, a store card or a finance arrangement, taking out a financial product should never be an easy decision. In fact, if you fail to get the very best deal you possibly can, you could end up spending […]

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7 top tips for helping you compare current accounts!

7 top tips for helping you compare current accounts! Choosing between current account providers is an important decision. After all, this is the main account you’ll be using for the vast majority of your day-to-day transactions. The good news is that choosing an account and switching providers is easier now than it ever has been, […]

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The end of the cash ISA?

The end of the cash ISA? The new tax-free savings allowance will effectively spell the end of one of the most convenient tax havens, the cash ISA.  Chancellor George Osborne revealed plans for the tax-free savings allowance on up to £1000 in bank accounts in April. In doing so, he effectively removed the incentive for […]

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Credit Cards

What Everybody Ought to Know About Choosing and Using A Credit Card

Best practice for credit card use There are many benefits to obtaining and using a credit card. You can spread the cost of purchasing larger items and could find a solution to an unexpected bill or debt. This being said, the improper use of credit cards can have a detrimental effect on your finances as […]

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Big businesses that may owe you money

The big businesses who owe you money – and you may not know! There’s nothing like an unexpected cash windfall to brighten your day, and if you’re not counting on winning the lottery any time soon, you might be interested in knowing that with a tiny amount of work on your part, there could be […]

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Personal Car finance – Everything you need to know.

Everything you need to know about car loans If you’re looking to buy a new or used vehicle this weekend and you need to borrow money, there are 3 main types of finance available. One is a personal loan, hire purchase (HP) deal and lastly PCP (Personal Contract Purchase). Taking out a personal car loan […]

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Credit Cards

How balance transfers can reduce your existing debts

How balance transfers can reduce your existing debts Taking advantage of balance transfers can reduce the cost of borrowing by hundreds of pounds. This works by taking out a new credit card with a far lower interest rate and then transferring the debts from your old credit cards to the new one. Although you still […]

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