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Your credit rating – explaining and improving it

Credit rating is a term bandied about when it comes to getting loans and credit cards, but what is it? If you get...

Why financial resolutions are hard to stick to

Shaping up our finances is one of our top three resolutions every year for around half of us, (44% to be exact).  Losing weight...

Going in the red for a roof over our head?

In a tough financial climate,the importance of budgeting for costs like mortgage payments is paramount. But sadly, it seems many families are having to resort to expensive sources of credit in order to keep a roof over their hea...

Cut the cost of borrowing

Borrowing money isn’t something many of us like to do, but when it comes to a few things in life – such as getting...

Save £111 on family holiday money

As the festive period draws to an end and the winter weather begins to worsen, thoughts of our next summer getaway can be one of few comforts available on bitter January evenings. But with money tighter than ever right now, it w...

One in three plan to borrow this Christmas

Does your family budget always start to become over-stretched around this time of the year,as Christmas approaches and present, food and decoration costs famously begin to mount up? Well at least it seems you're not the onl...

Credit card caution offers relief

While we can all go slightly overboard with our Christmas spending in the run-up to the festive season, new research suggests that some of us might be looking to tighten our belts in the current financial climate. According to th...

How to use credit cards

Few of us have survived having a family without being stung by bank charges at some point. But there are ways to use...

How to budget

Looking after the family budget is often something we muddle through. We don’t have time, and it’s confusing. We mean to save, but things...