Month: July 2015

6 Weeks, 6 Budget Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained this Summer

Schools out for the summer and if you’re a parent you might find yourself with the tiresome task of keeping the kids occupied for six weeks. It can be a real challenge not to mention expensive. Long gone are the days when summer holidays meant playing conkers, climbing trees and building make shift dens, according to […]

The Financial News You Need To Know with Sarah Pennells – July 2015

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 your money. Made a will? It […]

Moving Home? Don’t Risk Falling Victim to ID Crime

Identity crime could be sitting on your doorstep, or at least your old one according to a study by Royal Mail. In one of the largest studies conducted of home movers in the UK Royal Mail found 1 in 10 home owners are at risk of ID crime by not redirecting their mail. Moving home […]

4 in 10 in the UK Plan on Spending More on Holiday this Summer

As schools in England break up for the summer, research we recently carried out suggests that consumers are looking forward to spending more on their summer holidays this year. Four in 10 (41%) UK holidaymakers anticipate spending more money on their holiday this year than last year, compared to just 18% who say they will […]

The Financial News You Need To Know with Sarah Pennells – July 2015

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 your money. Better deal on car […]

7 Tips to Beat Impulse Buying

One enemy that is sure to overthrow your monthly budget and frugal efforts is the impulse purchase. It can be hard to resist the instant gratification and thrill of an impulse buy. A treat here or there is fine, but an impulse buy too many could lead you steering well off your budget and buying […]

National Living Wage: What it means for you

George Osborne recently announced this summer’s Budget and in that long speech was news of a new compulsory National Living Wage. The minimum wage currently stands at £6.50 which will be replaced by the National Living Wage and will rise to £9 an hour. This could mean a pay rise for millions of Brits although critics […]

The UK’s first and only FREE for life credit score! – That’s using your Noddle.

In a UK first, we are pleased to announce that Noddle’s now giving all our customers their credit score FREE-FOR-LIFE as part of the already free Noddle service. As you know, Noddle is already the only UK provider to offer a completely free credit reporting service – with no hidden fees or 30 day trial periods. […]

Millions Failing to Take Basic Security Measures to Prevent Identity Fraud

An astonishing one in three people in the UK are failing to take the most basic security measures in order to protect their identities according to a new study*. Following recent reports which revealed that one in four UK adults – 12.275 million people – has fallen victim to identity crime, The City of London […]

Should you be worried about your holiday to Greece?

Home country of the Olympic Games and famous for its Greek mythology, Brits make around 2 million visits every year to the Mediterranean islands. However with Greece’s economic turmoil there may be more than a few that will be worried about whether it will affect their summer holidays. Will this ruin my holiday? It shouldn’t […]