Can Store Reward Cards Save You Money? 
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Can Store Reward Cards Save You Money? 

Can Store Reward Cards Really Save You Money?  If you have ever shopped at a big store for clothes, appliances, or your general grocery shopping, you will most likely have been offered the opportunity to join their rewards program. In exchange for signing up, you’re usually given a card with a unique number on it...

Are Railcards Really Worth Buying?
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Are Railcards Really Worth Buying?

Are Railcards Really Worth It?  As LoanBird compares loans to help customers get a better deal, we often see applications for general expenses, which can cover transport or travel. Transport can cost an absolute fortune, especially if you need to use it every day. Railcards have long existed, but whether or not they are worth...

Could Smart Meters Save You Money on Energy?  
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Could Smart Meters Save You Money on Energy?  

Do Smart Meters Save Money on Energy Bills? We’re always going to need to pay energy bills – and they’re often some of the most expensive rates we pay as the year draws on. Thankfully, there are more than a few different ways for us to all cut down on the cost of heating, entertainment,...

What Is Invisible Spending?
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What Is Invisible Spending?

What Is Invisible Spending?   Let’s face it – we’ve all faced that time at the end of the month when we check our bank balances, only to be astounded at how much is missing. Of course, you planned for the big stuff. You generally knew what was supposed to go out to whom –...

What Is a Junior ISA?
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What Is a Junior ISA?

What Is a Junior ISA? As your family grows and you look to save money, you may hear more and more about junior ISAs. These accounts are fantastic for helping to set up a financial safety net for your kids – or your grandchildren, or nieces and nephews.  As with all ISAs, there are specific...

How Does Universal Credit Work – And Can I Claim It?
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How Does Universal Credit Work – And Can I Claim It?

What is Universal Credit – And Can I Claim It?  There’s been something of a shake-up to the British welfare system over the past few years, and, understandably, many people on benefits are confused as to what happens next! Universal Credit is a benefits package that’s swept in over the last decade to simplify and...

How Credit Limits Work & How Lenders Assess Them
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How Credit Limits Work & How Lenders Assess Them

How Do Credit Limits Work? Credit cards can be confusing at the best of times, and let’s face it – some banks/lenders certainly enjoy casting out similar terms such as ‘credit score” and ‘credit limit’. But – what does it all mean? If you’ve never owned or used a credit card before, it’s important to...

How Do Cold Weather Payments Work?
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How Do Cold Weather Payments Work?

What Are Cold Weather Payments? With general costs of living becoming increasingly expensive, more and more of us have to make adjustments to get by. More of us also have to ask for help with our general expenses – with energy expenditure at home likely to escalate for some time. As the cold months start...

Will a Water Meter Save You Money?
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Will a Water Meter Save You Money?

Is It Worth Fitting a Water Meter to Save Money? With household bills always on the rise, millions of us are looking for ways to help us lower our monthly costs. Water is one of our biggest concerns. Naturally, we can’t go without it – yet, keeping up with water bills can be a nightmare. Thankfully,...

Premium Bonds – Should You Invest?
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Premium Bonds – Should You Invest?

Are Premium Bonds Worth Your Time?  If you’re looking to start saving money, it’s likely you’ve already had your fill of various ISAs and interest rates on the market! You will have already heard of premium bonds, too, if you’ve done your research. Premium bonds currently provide one of the most popular ways to save...