Money Tips

Talking about money for couples

November 14, 2018

One in three people say that support when talking to their partner about debt and finances would benefit them. A recent poll found that UK adults are hiding a collective £69.6bn of secret debt from their partners. Accounting for most of the debt, 5.5m people were hiding an average of £2,000 on credit cards. Nearly…

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Young adults: talking about money

November 14, 2018

A poll of 1,000 18-25-year-olds found money worries were widespread. Young adults are spending a large chunk of their time  feeling anxious or under pressure. Young adults wanted to budget. They need more information about savings accounts. Here’s a video of 16 to 25 year olds sharing their thoughts about money: Budgeting tips In October…

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Talking to children about money

November 12, 2018

Teaching young children about money makes them better-off in the long-run. A research project running since the 1970s found kids who were taught about saving were more likely to have a decent pension in later life. Budgeting skills meant less debt. Awareness of real-life costs makes people shop around. For the under 5s You can…

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Better budgeting with the 50/30/20 rule

October 26, 2018

Want a quick and easy method for budgeting? Then you can’t beat the 50/30/20 rule. Elizabeth Warren, a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. She came up with the 50/30/20 rule. After paying tax you split what you have left into…

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