Energy price cap rise: What it means, and where to get help with gas and electricity bills
5 ways to stop yourself being triggered by bad news
It can be easy to get sucked in and bogged down by the daily doom and gloom that comes with checking the news every morning but with our smartphones constantly pinging with the latest headlines, ...
Bank transfer scams: 5 ways to protect yourself
Bank transfer scams are on the rise. They can range from a fraudster impersonating your bank and asking for your account details over the phone to a criminal posing as a travel agent and asking ...
Rent prices rising at record levels
In the biggest annual increase since records began, rent prices shot up a staggering 2.6% in Scotland last year according to recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). This has forced the country’s ...
Grant could help those struggling with energy costs
People struggling to cover the cost of their energy bills could be eligible for a £750 support fund. It comes as millions of households have been left worried about paying for their bills as the ...
Financial spring cleaning: 5 steps to cutting unwanted subscriptions
Sometimes it can feel like subscription services are taking over our lives. Whether it’s a gym membership, a subscription to your favourite magazine, or juggling multiple streaming platforms, many of us pay through the nose ...
Financial lessons learned…from TikTok
You might think of TikTok as an attention-sapping productivity hole, filled with daft pranks, dance crazes, and annoying people saying things you don’t understand. And you’d be right. But…there are certain sections of TikTok where ...
Buy Now, Pay Later to appear in credit reports
Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) purchases will appear on credit reports for the first time, it has been announced. The news comes as TransUnion, one of the UK’s top three credit reference agencies, revealed that ...
A lesson in loving your finances
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching love is in the air for many. However, for those struggling with debt the most romantic day of the year can be anything but as the pressure of financial worry ...
Financial lessons learned from…Netflix
We turn to Netflix for entertainment, not for finance tips. That being the case, sometimes financial lessons filter through anyway. You may not realise it, but some of your favourite shows contain kernels of knowledge ...