Tis the season for discounts, shopping and e-commerce! Are you, your timeline and your budget ready for the holiday season? As it quickly approaches shoppers will start buying early, spend lots and use many different tools to purchase their holiday items. More than half of British consumers, about 57 percent, […]
How is your credit score and rating? Do you know if your score is accurate? Working to improve your credit score is crucial to getting the best credit card, loan, mortgage and any other products that require a credit check. Does your score need improvement? Before we delve into credit […]
Learning how to manage your money involves a variety of moving pieces including your monthly budget, saving for short-term and long-term goals and developing a realistic plan to pay off your debts. While this may seem overwhelming (and it certainly can be), you can create a realistic plan to manage […]
Dealing with debt means operating on both the defensive and the offensive: When your goal is to cut down on debt, the keys are to stop borrowing more money, to make sure you can afford your payments and to try lowering your interest rates as much as you can. Here […]
Among the 25 countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) who have a legal minimum wage, the United Kingdom has the 8th highest.1 How does it compare with the rest of the world? Our new infographic below shares minimum wages from around the globe.
Financial planning is a constant work in progress. It is used to help you achieve your financial goals and keep you and your family on track with your current funds and in the long-term. This includes creating a budget, putting appropriate wills in place, establishing how your partner or family […]
With EU directives calling for a reduction in emission of harmful gases, and the rise of carbon-efficient alternatives such as electric cars, eco-conscious households are looking to do their bit. By installing solar panels atop our homes, the incentive stretches to more than just consideration for the environment. Through using […]
The United Kingdom is home to many of the most popular museums in the world. London is the home of five the UK’s best museums, according to the recent TripAdvisor’s 2015 Traveller’s Choice awards. However, in other areas of the UK, museums are becoming more popular and increasing tourism. Scottish […]