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01/04/2022

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, ...

24/03/2022

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 ...

17/03/2022

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 ...

11/03/2022

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 ...

04/03/2022

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 ...

25/02/2022

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 ...

18/02/2022

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 ...

11/02/2022

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 ...

28/01/2022

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 ...