Month: July 2014

What else does your credit score get used for?

If you had £1000 spare, would you lend it to someone who always pays their bills on time? Or someone who struggles with regular repayments? The answer’s almost certainly the person who pays their bills on time because it suggests they’re reliable and you’re likely to get your money back. It’s for this reason that […]

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Welcome to Sarah Pennells’ personal finance column Sarah Pennells is a personal finance journalist and the face behind SavvyWoman.co.uk. We think she does a great job at explaining financial subjects in a very clear and accessible manner. You can find her column below where she writes about the latest financial news, and helps you get more from […]

Stubhub Cyber Attack

Stubhub, the latest cybercrime victim Stubhub, an online marketplace owned by eBay which sells tickets for sports, live concerts and theatre events, is the latest company to become a victim of cyber theft. Cyber thieves got into more than 1000 Stubhub customers’ accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller. This wasn’t the […]

Make the pennies count

Make the pennies count! Did you know that the average household debt in the UK (excluding mortgages) was £6,080 at the end of May 2014? Or that daily, the average amount of interest paid on personal debt was recorded at £160 million? These figures might be surprising, which got us thinking about ways to ensure that […]

Top tips for setting a strong password

Top 5 tips for password setting Earlier this year it was confirmed that the buying and selling giant eBay was the victim of a large scale criminal cyberattack. The database that was attacked included names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth. As a result eBay has urged all users to […]

Facebook verified scam

Beware the Facebook Verified scam A new scam is sweeping through Facebook and it’s known as the ‘Verified Page’ scam. Within a number of social media platforms, the idea of verifying a particular page or profile is legitimate and it allows other users to differentiate between the real deal and imitations. Within Twitter for example, many […]

Cash vs Cards – which will win?

Is this the end of cash as we know it? In recent years there’s been a major shift in consumer spending habits that has caught the attention of many businesses, with several looking set to embrace the unexpected change. This shift is the increasing desire among consumers to move away from cash purchases, with many opting […]

How is managing a credit report like playing football?

How is managing a credit report like playing football? The World Cup is now over, Germany are no doubt still celebrating their huge success and we’ve got another four years to wait to see if a British team can make us proud. At Noddle we’re huge fans of anything sport related, so we were following the […]

Sarah Pennells’ Personal Finance column

Welcome to Sarah Pennells’ personal finance column Sarah Pennells is a personal finance journalist and the face behind SavvyWoman.co.uk. We think she does a great job at explaining financial subjects in a very clear and accessible manner. You can find her column below where she writes about the latest financial news, and helps you get more from […]

Noddle Identity Protection

Safeguard your information today You lock your bike up when you reach your destination, in the same way that you lock your phone when you aren’t using it. So why shouldn’t you lock up your identity and keep it safe from invisible fraudsters? Just because you can’t see them stealing your details, that doesn’t mean […]