Energy price cap rise: What it means, and where to get help with gas and electricity bills
Hidden fees you didn’t know you were paying
With the ongoing cost of living crisis forcing almost everyone to cut costs, it’s the perfect time to take a deep dive into the kind of things you are spending money on. No, not the purchases ...
What is the Rental Exchange Scheme?
If you rent your home, you may have heard about the Rental Exchange Scheme – especially in connection with your credit rating. For a long time, information about paying your rent wasn’t recorded on your ...
Financial lessons learned from Love Island 2022
Love Island is over for another year and whether it had you glued to your screen or muting the words “love” and “island” on social media, this year’s series certainly delivered some important life lessons. ...
Where kids can eat free this summer
The school holidays have arrived and whilst millions of kids up and down the country are jumping up and down with excitement, some parents are already feeling the pinch. It has never been easy to ...
Benefits checker: Do you know what grants you’re entitled to?
With millions of people struggling with the rising cost of living, you could be entitled to financial help and support. But with an estimated £13 billion worth of benefits going unclaimed in the UK, millions ...
How to put your finances first and say no to spending
Saying no. It sounds so simple, doesn’t it? But for some people, it can be one of the most difficult things to do. If you’re a people pleaser that always says yes, turning down plans ...
How to curb your school holiday spending
The constant need to keep your kids entertained during the school holidays can put a strain on both your patience and your finances. If your house is already filled with cries of “I’m bored” and ...
How the cost of living crisis is changing customer behaviour
With inflation at a 40-year high and households facing the tightest income squeeze in over 50 years, consumers are, understandably, cutting corners to cut costs. But it isn’t just shoppers that have been feeling the ...
23% of people losing sleep over cost of living crisis, report finds
66% of people believe the cost of living crisis is amongst the biggest issues facing Scotland’s economy, according to the latest Understanding Scotland report. The report – which draws on insights from 2,000 participants and ...