• The Financial News You Need To Know with Sarah Pennells – September 21 2016

  • Take Five to Prevent Fraud

  • 5 things I wish I knew when I started renting

  • 5 reasons why you should care about your energy bill

  • 25-34 year olds ‘most likely to have a CCJ’

  • The Financial News You Need To Know With Sarah Pennells – September 7 2016

  • 4 things you’ve done for fun on a budget if you live in Yorkshire

  • Finding your new home: Expectation vs reality

  • 5 tips for dealing with bad debt to improve your credit score

  • Parent survival guide: Back-to-school on a budget

The Financial News You Need To Know with Sarah Pennells – September 21 2016

Water competition on tap You’ll be able to choose the company that supplies your water, if plans put forward by the water regulator, Ofwat, go ahead. At the moment, households don’t have any choice about their water supplier, but Ofwat is recommending that the water market is opened up to competition. Ofwat admits that there […]

Take Five to Prevent Fraud

In 2015, £755 million* was lost to financial fraud, but we can all help to lower this figure by remembering one simple action – to stop and think. Noddle is today supporting the launch of a major new campaign designed to tackle financial fraud. Take Five is the first national campaign to be backed by all the […]

5 things I wish I knew when I started renting

The number of private renters in the UK has more than doubled since 2001 and it’s only expected to climb higher over the coming years[1]. We’re living in generation rent, with 59% of renters telling us back in March that they don’t believe they’ll ever own their own home[2]. If you’re one of the many […]

5 reasons why you should care about your energy bill

As the temperature starts to drop, energy prices could be about to climb, with Co-op Energy announcing a 3% hike at the start of September. To avoid spending more money than you need to on energy this winter, now is the time to start shopping around. However, with British weather still arguably mild, it can […]

25-34 year olds ‘most likely to have a CCJ’

People between the ages of 25 and 34 are the most likely to have a County Court Judgement (CCJ) or a Court Decree (Scotland) against them, according to new research from the Debt Advisory Centre[1]. Across the UK, 7% of all adults have said they have received a CCJ or a Court Decree in the […]

The Financial News You Need To Know With Sarah Pennells – September 7 2016

The plastic fiver is coming! From Tuesday you’ll be able to pay with plastic and cash at the same time(!), as the Bank of England releases the new plastic £5 note. It’s the first time the bank has produced a plastic banknote, although other countries have had plastic notes for some time. So, what’s the […]

4 things you’ve done for fun on a budget if you live in Yorkshire

No matter where you move in the UK, you’ll notice that each place has its own unique little quirks and traditions. This is even true when it comes to trying to save a few bob. If you’re a Yorkshire lad or lass, here are a few things you’ve probably done over the years to have […]

Finding your new home: Expectation vs reality

There comes a point in your life when your daydreams may become a lot more domestic. Suddenly, you find yourself staring wistfully off into the distance imaging what you could do if only you had a garden or the kind of sofa you’d get if you had the money and/or space. Consequently, when the time […]

5 tips for dealing with bad debt to improve your credit score

Debt can have a negative impact on your credit score, especially if you’ve got lots of it and you have a history of failing to make repayments. If this sounds like a familiar situation, chances are your debts have become bad ones. Good credit turns into bad debt when you can’t afford to repay it […]

Parent survival guide: Back-to-school on a budget

When you have children, it can be a financial nightmare to budget for their return to school while also juggling the rest of your financial responsibilities. Here are a series of tips on how to master back to school on a budget: Take inventory Take inventory of what your children might already have from the […]