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Young people financial awareness

Why financial awareness for children and young people matters

January 22, 2024

In today’s world, it is more important than ever for children and young people to be aware of managing and saving money. A report from the Money and Pensions Service found that only 47% of children received a meaningful financial education at home or school. Why financial awareness matters Research suggests that money children’s money…

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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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Tips to help you save money

October 6, 2022

If you have been putting off getting started with saving because you have too many outgoings, the secret to getting started is to start small. With energy bills and the cost of living set to increase, it might seem like a difficult time to start saving but the sooner you start, the sooner you will…

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Teach Your Kids Good Money Habits Today!

September 22, 2022

Preparing your child for adult life involves teaching a wide range of skills and knowledge, from showing them how to be resilient to helping them to manage their own money. The current cost of living crisis is an unwelcome reminder that good money habits are essential to help to try and manage finances as an…

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Start your journey to becoming debt-free

September 8, 2022

Getting into debt can be a difficult situation to get out of and it can have a big impact on your future. Taking out a credit card, store card or loan can help you to buy the things you want but high-interest rates can end up costing you a lot more than the actual cost…

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Loan Sharks: why you should avoid them

August 25, 2022

With the cost of living continuing to increase, many people are finding themselves struggling financially. In these difficult times, many may consider short-term fixes to get them through until the next payday. This includes things such as taking out a loan from a loan shark or credit companies with extortionate interest rates. However, one decision…

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