A small act of kindness can change the world

celebrating kindness and resilience

In a world that at times often seems to be focused on the negative aspects of life and those that do wrong in the world, it’s important to recognise and celebrate resilience and acts of kindness that bring people together and create positive change. Let kindness blossom At Central Credit Union (CCU) we believe that…

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A Need to Step Up!

woman walking

By Julie Jackson I don’t know about you – but January isn’t my favourite month! Whether it’s the dark mornings and evenings, the debt of Christmas or the sluggish feeling after over-indulging. As the end of December approached, I knew that I would need to be proactive to keep the January Blues at bay. I’d…

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Tips to help you budget this Christmas

Christmas is a time of year that most people look forward to, but it can be very expensive, leading to money worries for many families. With the current situation regarding the rising cost of living and the energy bill crisis, this Christmas is likely to be even more challenging as people try to afford presents…

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The Importance of Happiness in the Workplace

The average person will work 90,000 hours in their lifetime, so when you are choosing your career or considering whether to make a change, you should remember that you will probably spend a huge amount of your life at work. Enjoying your job has many benefits, from helping to maintain good mental health, to feeling…

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Why You Should Consider Payroll Deduction

The cost-of-living crisis is causing fear in many households, with around 3 in 4 adults feeling very or somewhat worried about the rising cost of living according to ONS reports. People with young children and those in the lower salary ranges were found to be the most concerned about the rising costs.   Money worries…

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Things to do with the kids this summer

Keeping the kids entertained and fed over the summer holidays without spending a fortune is a big challenge for parents and carers. Fortunately, there are lots of great activities and cheap dining options available across the Liverpool City Region and a bit further afield.   If you are looking for ways to ensure your kids…

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5 Reasons to Choose a Credit Union

When unexpected costs arise or you want to treat yourself to a holiday, but you do not have the money saved up, there are several options that you may be able to choose from. It is important to choose an option that will most suit your financial circumstances. You should prioritise options that minimise the…

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Get your workout fix for free!

With gym memberships costing on average between £30-£50 per month, keeping fit can end up being very expensive and over a year, you could be paying around £600 plus any joining fee or extras for classes that are not included in your membership.   If you enjoy working out but do not want to pay…

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