The Environmental Cost of Spending: Polymer vs Paper Banknotes

The Environmental Cost of Spending: Polymer vs Paper Banknotes

The Bank of England introduced polymer banknotes to replace existing paper currency back in 2016, citing polymer’s durability, recyclability and increased security as primary reasons for the switch. But with concerns growing over the ecological impact of plastic, you...
The Ten Best Free Budgeting Apps to Download in 2019

The Ten Best Free Budgeting Apps to Download in 2019

Do you overspend each month? Do you find yourself living in your overdraft or failing to reach your savings goals? If the answer’s yes, you need a budgeting app in your life!  We’d all like to take better control of our finances and, luckily, there are now some...
How to Avoid Payday Loan Scams

How to Avoid Payday Loan Scams

Everyone experiences being short of cash at some point and if you’re in need of funds to meet an unexpected expense, you may be considering taking out a loan. But not only is it important to fully understand the emotional and financial implications of taking out a...
Simple Ways to Save Money Today!

Simple Ways to Save Money Today!

Often the hardest thing about saving money is taking the first steps, whether it’s sticking to a budget, keeping track of expenses or committing to putting money aside each month. But did you know that you could be saving money by switching utility tariffs, opting for...
Moving House: Money Saving Checklist

Moving House: Money Saving Checklist

Moving house can be a stressful and overwhelming process, particularly if you need to move on a budget. Following the recent ban on letting fees, you might find yourself wondering how else you could save money when moving house. Although estate agent fees and stamp...
21 Ways to Save Money at Festivals

21 Ways to Save Money at Festivals

Attending a music festival can be a fantastic experience, but it can also become a bottomless pit of spending. Tickets, vendor meals, beer, tour merch, camping gear and travel costs all mount up over a weekend. According to the 2017 UK Festival Market Report, 22.4% of...