Month: September 2014

Noddle gets sporty – September edition

At Noddle we like to get involved with sport wherever we can which is why we sponsor everything from football and netball teams to runners and even a show jumping horse. This September has been a good for Noddle sport with two of our Callcredit colleagues having tested their fitness and endurance while waving the […]

New Intestacy Rules

What’s Intestacy and why’s it so important?  Last month in the importance of wills we highlighted the fact that an estimated 56% of adults in the UK don’t have a will in place. With new rules regarding intestacy coming in on the 01 October this question of wills is important. So what is intestacy? When someone […]

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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 […]

The Property Alert service

Let the Property Alert service work for you Six months after the launch of Land Registry’s Property Alert service, more than 12,000 people have signed up to the free service which provides an early warning of suspicious activity on someone’s property which could indicate property fraud. What is Property Fraud? There are many forms of […]

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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 […]

Warnings signs of identity theft

The recent wide-scale theft of private photos from a range of celebrities has demonstrated how vulnerable we all are to online security breaches but typically it’s your financial data, not pictures, that hackers are interested in. Did you know that more than 221,075 cases of fraud were reported last year? It can be tough to find the […]

Financial decisions we wish we’d made earlier, Part 2

School has just started back and last week we highlighted financial education now being delivered in schools, meaning that younger generations should be better prepared and more financially responsible in later life. But for those who didn’t receive financial education, there are some common areas of finances that aren’t fully understood, like income tax, pensions and […]

The Peter Pan phishing scam

A warning has been issued about the rapidly spreading “Peter Pan virus” after thousands of people received a phishing email claiming they had booked tickets to see a pantomime in Bournemouth this Christmas. Phishing emails are dangerous because they specifically target your computer with the hopes of gaining your personal information, including login details and […]

Does your credit score need improving?

Your credit score is an important element of your financial passport and the better it is, the more trustworthy lenders may see you as being. There is a common misconception that you only need a good credit score if you need to take out a loan but there are  other reasons that you might want to take a […]

Tax Discs

The beloved tax disc is 93 years old and it’s about to be abolished. Tax discs in the UK are set to be scrapped completely on 01 October but what exactly does this mean? Just because the physical tax disc is being removed from our windscreens it doesn’t mean that you no longer need to […]