Articles written by Jemma Porter

Boosting You Supermarket Loyalty Points

Boosting Your Supermarket Loyalty Points

Did you know that you could increase the value of the points on your loyalty card without spending any money? Yes, whether you have a Tesco ClubCard, Nectar Card, Morrisons Match & More card, or all of the above, we give you insider tips and tricks to boost their value. The major retailers use every

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How to switch your bank account

How to switch your bank account

In September 2013, the Current Account Switch Service was introduced to make switching bank accounts easier and quicker. The scheme standardises the process of switching across the UK, regardless of who you bank with. 1) Compare bank accounts Since the launch of the seven day switching service, there has been an influx of incentives available

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Thinking Of Starting Your Own Business

Thinking Of Starting Your Own Business

Since the start of the financial crisis there has been news story after news story about workers losing their jobs. However, one in six startups are established following redundancy, so while it might seem like a financial nightmare at the time, it could be the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. Thousands of people set

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Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

If you live in England and are on a low income, your local authority might be able to help you pay your council tax. These Council Tax Reduction Schemes, sometimes known as Council Tax Support, have been running since April 2013, and replace the old Council Tax Benefit. Different criteria The amount of financial help

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Shopping trips with children

Shopping trips with children

It’s safe to say that children and supermarkets don’t really mix. All too often we’ve come across toddlers have a tantrum in the middle of the aisle, closely followed by an incredibly embarrassed parent, trying desperately to defuse the situation without attracting even more attention to their screaming child. Whether it’s because you put your

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What is the best way to borrow a small amount

What is the best way to borrow a small amount

If you’re temporarily struggling financially, it can be a good idea to borrow what you need. While not getting a loan is always the best advice you can follow, there are times when they can prove to be useful. At one time lenders would only lend thousands of pounds to borrowers. However, with the rise

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