Money Tips

Strategies for Food Shopping when on a Budget: Maximising Nutrition and Savings

November 4, 2023

In these times of ever-increasing costs managing finances better has become more crucial than ever. For those of us navigating tight budgets, finding ways to make every pound count while still making sure you and your family maintain a nutritious diet is a big challenge. At CLCU, we really do understand these challenges, and we’ve…

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Tackling Back to School Costs: Advice for a Stress-Free Start

August 10, 2023

As the new school year approaches, the excitement of starting afresh and embarking on new academic adventures can sometimes be overshadowed by the financial strain that back-to-school shopping may bring. At Central Liverpool Credit Union (CLCU), we understand the importance of equipping your children for success while staying within your means. This article aims to…

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Free Family-Friendly Fun: Top 10 Free Days Out in Liverpool

August 1, 2023

Liverpool is an exciting, vibrant city that has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for culture, history, or just some free family-friendly fun. Central Liverpool Credit Union (CLCU) is here to help you save money and make the most of your leisure time. With friendly locals, thriving nightlife and centuries of rich history to delve…

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Summer Holiday Saving Hacks

July 1, 2023

Summer is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start planning your much-awaited holiday. But before you start packing your bags, it’s essential to take a step back and think about how you can save money for your summer vacation. The summer holiday season comes with a host of expenses – travel,…

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Why CLCU is the perfect partner for your summer savings goals

June 4, 2023

As the holiday season approaches and you set your sights on achieving your financial goals, CLCU emerges as the perfect partner to guide you along the path to success. With its extensive experience in empowering individuals and families in the Liverpool City Region, CLCU has built a solid reputation as a financial institution that combines…

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2022

December 1, 2022

This year, Fuel Poverty Awareness Day falls on Friday 2nd December. The day is promoted by National Energy Action and aims to raise awareness of the fuel poverty crisis and how an increasing number of households are in fuel poverty, with the number set to rise. Households are classified as being in fuel poverty if…

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Shop Smart this Black Friday

November 21, 2022

Black Friday can be a good time to make some savings and get all your Christmas presents boxed off, but you also need to be smart and cautious about your shopping. UK consumer body Which? researched the prices of products in Black Friday sales and found that 85% of the items were available for the…

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Get Talking About Money for ‘Talk Money Week’

November 7, 2022

Many people find it difficult to talk about money usually because they don’t feel comfortable talking about personal money issues and feel like they will be judged if they reveal that they are struggling. According to the Office of National Statistics, 3 in 4 adults reported feeling very or somewhat worried about the rising cost…

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What is inflation and how does it affect you?

October 27, 2022

Recently the news has been filled with worrying topics such as the cost-of-living crisis and rising energy bills. There are so many terms being used to describe the stressful financial circumstances that UK households are facing, and it can be a bit overwhelming to understand the individual impact on you. It has been announced that…

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Are You Eligible for an Energy Hardship Fund?

October 21, 2022

It is a very worrying time for many households as energy bills are increasing and the cost of living crisis continues to get worse. At Central Liverpool Credit Union, we try to provide as much support and guidance as possible to help people in the Liverpool City Region to make the best financial decisions to…

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