Category - Saving

consolidate your pensions

Four Reasons You Might Want To Consolidate Your Pensions

Did you know the average person has 11 jobs over their working life? Which means they’re also likely to have money in 11 different pension pots…?  If you have multiple pots from the different jobs you’ve worked in over...

help buy a house

Four Schemes That Will Help You Buy A House

Here in the UK, owning our own home is a huge aspiration for many and is often seen as one of the big markers of adulthood. One of the biggest reasons people want to buy their own home in the UK is to “provide a sense...

costs of buying a house

The Upfront Costs Of Buying A House

When it comes to buying a house, it’s not just the deposit you need to be saving for.  There are lots of hidden costs involved with buying a house, so to help you avoid any nasty surprises, we’ve listed all the...

basic banking terms

Ten Basic Banking Terms Explained

With hundreds of technical terms being used every day in the financial world, it’s no wonder so many people find managing their money a little daunting.  To help combat this, we’ve put together a list of basic...

need to know about pensions

5 Things You Need To Know About UK Pensions

Pensions. We’ve all heard of them, but how many of us take much notice of what we actually need to know about pensions? For many, sorting out pensions just isn’t a priority. We’re all far too young to worry about saving...

what is compound interest

What Is Compound Interest?

Compound interest is another financial term that you may have heard being thrown around. But, what does it actually mean, and why is it so important? Whether you have savings, investments, or debts, understanding...

Fun money saving challenges

Six Fun Money Saving Challenges

So you want to start saving money, but don’t quite know how? Taking on a savings challenge can be a creative, and fun, way to start building up your savings pot. Invite your friends to join in the challenge, even...