7 financial New Year's resolutions and how you can achieve them
10 January 2020
We are well and truly into 2020 now, and you might be finding yourself in a reflective mood about all sorts of things you’d like to achieve this year; and looking over your finances to evaluate what you can do differently this year may be one of them.
With the new year comes the opportunity to set yourself plenty of personal targets for the year ahead; be it quitting smoking, doing more exercise or getting a new job.
It’s also a great opportunity to set yourself some financial new years resolutions. In the following blog will explore some of the most popular and useful financial new year resolutions that you could set for yourself, as well as some tips on how you can accomplish these throughout the year.
Creating a New Years budget that sticks
20 December 2019
When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, getting on top of personal finances is top of many people’s list, with lots of us at the end of every year striving to build up savings, pay off any outstanding debts, building budgets for the next year and more. But when it comes to building a financial plan and budget for the next year, how can you make one that you can actually stick to? Within this blog are a few steps you can take to ensure that you create a New Year’s budget you can stick to.
Enjoy Christmas dinner without blowing the budget
16 December 2019
As the festive season is now upon us thoughts naturally turn to all things Christmas – and as the big-day approaches there’s nothing better than the thought of having a wonderful Christmas dinner with your family.
But with the sheer amount of food and drink you need to buy for the occasion, getting together everything you need for Christmas dinner can become a costly affair. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of useful tips and tricks you can employ to have Christmas dinner on a budget without sacrificing the quality.
How to have a great Christmas on a budget
27 November 2019
During the festive period, it can be very easy to get caught up in the mood of the occasion and overspend without thinking about the long-term consequences on your finances. But short-term enjoyment can sometimes mean long-term financial pain.
With that in mind, here are our top-tips that you can use to plan your Christmas shopping more effectively and turn your Christmas into a financial success!
What affects your credit score?
21 November 2019
It is vital to understand what affects a credit score, in both a positive and a negative way, so that you can take care of your own score as much as possible.
Below we’ve listed some of the most important factors to consider that can affect your credit score.