When it comes to taking out a loan with a lender, your credit rating becomes increasingly important, and the better the rating the better chances you have of being successful. But what is a good credit score? And how can you improve upon a poor rating?
Now and again, emergency expenses or bills pop up that leave our finances stretched for the month: the car breaks down, the roof needs fixing, the house is flooded. In many instances, problems like these need to be solved right away before further damage can occur but if you do not have the money, resolving them can be difficult.
The question of whether to give your child pocket money is a subject that inevitably comes up as an issue for parents, especially as a child gets older and becomes increasingly aware about money. Many questions come up such as is it the right thing to do for your family, will it help them to learn about budgeting properly?
Are you thinking of going on a get-away over the festive season? You aren’t the only one. As great as all things Christmas related can be (it is after all, the most wonderful time of the year) it can nevertheless be a stressful time too.
We all know that the festive season can be expensive, but just how much on average does it really end up costing? According to price comparison site Gocompare.com, people in the UK spent over £21 billion on Christmas last year!