Cost-effective ways to help your mental health

By Darcey Lockyer | May 12, 2022

Mental health is just as important as physical health, but unfortunately, mental health services can be quite expensive. If you are looking for cost-effective ways to help your mental health, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will discuss a few free and cost-effective ways that you can improve your…

How to Combat Loneliness & its Impact on Mental Health

By Darcey Lockyer | May 9, 2022

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and we wanted to take this opportunity to talk about loneliness and its impact on mental health.   Loneliness is a feeling of isolation, loneliness, or emptiness that can be caused by many factors, including living alone, being single, having few friends, or being shy. loneliness has been…

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How to Enter Our Monthly CLCU Facebook Competition

By Darcey Lockyer | April 20, 2022

Have you seen the latest CLCU Facebook competition and wondered how you can get involved and have a chance to win £100?   The competition has been set up to raise awareness about our fantastic new mobile office service, which allows us to bring the benefits of the Central Liverpool Credit Union to more people…

Job vacancy: Member Service Officer

By CLCU Editorial | March 15, 2022

Central Liverpool Credit Union (CLCU) is looking for an experienced Member (Customer) Service Officer. The successful candidate will have a genuine desire to make a difference to people’s lives. And our communities. We’re seeking someone who will take pride in providing the best service possible to our members. This is a full time role and…

International Women’s Day – Break the Bias

By CLCU Editorial | March 8, 2022

2022’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘Break the bias.’ The tag-line reads “Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.” Central Liverpool Credit Union has been doing that since its inception. Founded by Eileens Halligan, both senior and junior, it has challenged bias just by existing. The third edition of Toxteth Park…

How to Keep Healthy on a Budget

How to Keep Healthy on a Budget

By Darcey Lockyer | March 1, 2022

With the price of groceries increasing and most gym memberships being very expensive, it can feel like you are getting priced out of leading a healthy lifestyle. However, there are many ways to keep healthy on a budget, with some forward planning and self-motivation. Here are some ideas for keeping fit and healthy without spending…

Valentines day on budget

How to Do Valentine’s Day on a Budget

By Darcey Lockyer | February 8, 2022

They say love costs nothing, but it is difficult to show someone your appreciation without spending a little bit of money. With Valentine’s Day coming up, if you want to show the one you love how special they are to you, here are some ways you can do it without spending a fortune & staying…

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How to Combat the Rising Cost of Petrol!

By Darcey Lockyer | January 31, 2022

Drivers have been hit with constant petrol price increases in recent years and record high petrol and diesel prices were reached in November. The average price of unleaded hit 147.72p a litre, while diesel was up at 151.10p a litre. At the same time last year, petrol was around 33p a litre cheaper than the…

Credit union knowledge base

By CLCU Editorial | December 1, 2021

Introducing the credit union knowledge base. Money can be a complex business. And so can running a credit union. Because we’re regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, we must follow certain rules. Sometimes you might wonder what’s going on behind the scenes. How are loans assessed? And what is this free…

Use open banking to speed up your loan application

By CLCU Editorial | November 30, 2021

Central Liverpool Credit Union uses Open banking to speed up your loan application. Nearly 4 million people use open banking in the UK. What is open banking? Open banking is a new service. Open Banking provides financial service providers, like the Credit Union, access to your financial data from banks and building societies. Your data…