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Safe savings alternatives

25th Feb 2012

Are you fed up of all the same old problems with banks? Dismal interest rates, needless charges, poor customer service… the list goes on. You’ll be happy to now then, that you don’t have to put up with it: There are actually some very viable alternatives. Here are our top five favourite savings alternatives.

Childcare vouchers: save £933 on childcare

5th Jan 2012

Childcare vouchers are a great way for parents to save money on the cost of nurseries, childminders or nannies- to the tune of up to £933 per year.  Childcare costs are continuing to rise every year so it’s important to save as much money as possible. Read on to find out everything you need to…

Tax credits made easy

1st Aug 2011

Tax credits are important – if you are working on a low income, you may be able to get money back from the government. It’s essentially free cash that can make a real difference to your quality of life, so it’s definitely worth taking a moment to learn about tax credits and see whether you…

Detox your finances

1st Jul 2011

It’s a tough time for everyone at the moment. Even the most frugal among us are still feeling the pinch. But in the same way you might be planning to detox and shape up for summer, it’s time to take a fresh look at shaping up your finances too. Even if you have blown your…

Secured loans – the truth

5th Jun 2011

Imagine you’ve borrowed £5,000 and you are struggling to pay it back. If you’ve borrowed that money in the form of a secured loan against your house and you really can’t make the repayments, your home will be repossessed. No questions asked and no second chances. To lose your entire home for that sum of…

Seasonal money scams on the internet

10th Apr 2011

Online fraud is rising and a lot of the scams come off the back of news events now. It’s easy to be conned because the fraudsters are getting cleverer. Here are the latest seasonal scams to watch out for:

Money to borrow

14th Jan 2011

You want some money to borrow but you don’t know how. It is confusing. We’re often asked how to borrow money and what is the best way to borrow money. This is why we’ve put together this guide showing you how to work out what is the best way to borrow money. How does borrowing…

Payday loans: Quick fix or big risk?

20th Nov 2010

Payday loans may be a tempting way to get instant cash and quick credit but with sky high interest rates and extortionate charging structures we show you how dangerous they can be, and take a look at the alternatives.

How to teach your kids about money

18th Jul 2010

Teaching children about the value of money is important, and starting them off with a savings account is a good way to teach them about interest. When they begin working or getting regular pocket money then a current account is the next step. Most banks have specific current accounts in a simplified version for young…