How do ISAs work?

If you are looking to put money away for a special occasion, a rainy day or simply want to get into the habit of saving, then an ISA may be right for you. Read this article to learn more about ISAs, how they work and what to look out for.

8 April 2024

6 min read

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The Most Affordable UK Cities for Childcare

There’s been a 15% drop in the number of childcare providers in the UK since 2018, according to recent research. And, with the UK being the third most expensive place for childcare among members of the OECD, sourcing and paying for childcare is becoming increasingly more difficult. Yet, childcare is a necessity for most parents.

To help us to understand the impact it’s having on parents, we’ve discovered the most affordable and the most expensive cities for childcare in the UK.

13 February 2024

7 min read

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Could it be a romance scam

Online dating can be a great way to get to know someone and find love or friendship. But it’s also one way for criminals to try to scam you. UK Finance reports that victims lost a total value of £31.3 million to romance scams in 2022.

8 February 2024

4 min read

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What does a romance scam look like?

Anyone could be the victim of a romance scam. The criminals who run these scams are experts at researching victims. They understand human nature, and how to manipulate people to gain affection, confidence and trust. And they create detailed backgrounds for the characters they create – they build convincing profiles on dating apps and websites, social media and chatrooms.

8 February 2024

3 min read

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The Best Cities in the UK for First Time Buyers

Buying your first home is a thrilling milestone, but it can also feel overwhelming. It's easy to get caught up in the numbers — mortgage rates, deposit savings, and, of course, house prices. But while affordability is crucial, it's just one piece of the puzzle.

Your home should be a place where you feel happy, fulfilled, and connected to your surroundings. That’s why we’ve carried out research to reveal the best UK cities for first time buyers, based on a range of important factors.

1 February 2024

7 min read

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Impersonation Scams - Pretending to be the police or your Bank

Be aware, criminals will call you unexpectedly pretending to be from your Bank or the Police.

17 January 2024

3 min read