Borrower Blog

Safeguard yourself from scams

By Kerri Jackson. Posted 12 April 2019.

Scams, unfortunately, seem to be everywhere these days and scammers have never been more sophisticated - from rogue emails, fake websites or unsolicited phone calls. Here are some simple tips to help you recognise scams and protect yourself.

Shop smarter at the supermarket

By Kerri Jackson. Posted 28 March 2019.

As the cost of living creeps ever higher, one place it can really start to bite is in your supermarket trolley. Here are a few simple tips to cut the cost of your weekly shop that may help speed up the journey to financial freedom.

Your guide to insurance

By Kerri Jackson. Posted 14 March 2019.

Insurance exists to protect you and your family when the worst happens. But the world of insurance can be very confusing. With so many different types of insurance out there, how do you know what you need and what you...

A quick guide to improving your credit history

Posted 27 December 2018.

If you’re looking to borrow money, it might pay to try improving your creditworthiness. Lenders take a range of factors, such as your income and debt, into account when deciding whether to grant you a loan.

How to cancel your credit cards

Posted 27 December 2018.

There’s any number of reasons that you might have for wanting to cancel your credit cards. And if this is what you’ve decided to do, it’s a good idea to stop the cards and close the accounts as soon as...

What the banks don't want you to know about debt

Posted 27 December 2018.

We all need to borrow money sometimes. Whether it’s for some home renovations, a new car, a much-needed holiday or you desperately need a boat (fish won’t catch themselves right?) Banks can be more than happy to lend you the...