Is Renting With Bad Credit Possible in the UK?

It’s standard practice in the UK for landlords or letting agents to run a credit check on your credit file when seeking to rent property. This creates problems for certain groups of people including: anyone who has recently moved to the UK from foreign workers to international students, people…

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Why has my Equifax Credit score changed?

Equifax has recently changed its credit score range, so your credit score will most likely have changed too! Instead of being out of 700, your Equifax credit score will now be out of 1000. Equifax still have the same credit score bands, it's just the credit score "number" that's…

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How to Get Accepted for a Loan in the UK

Applying for a loan is the only way to ever truly know if you will be accepted or not. The problem with this methodology is that it will leave a mark on your credit file that other lenders can see in the future. This mark can negatively affect your…

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What Do Premium Credit Cards Give You?

Premium credit cards have become more popular in recent years and people sometimes use them as some sort of status symbol. Many premium cards are made of metal and look more expensive these days - but are they worth the money it costs to get one? In this article, we…

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Will a Notice of Correction Fix My Credit Score?

Your credit score is one of the most important factors for getting approval for a flat rental, credit card or even a mobile contract. It is a way for lenders to look into whether you can pay your bills on time and be trusted to manage your finances. Mistakes…

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Everything You Need to Know About Barclays Bank Overdraft
Changes to overdrafts fees at Barclays may end up costing you more. Find out more in our blog.

Everything You Need to Know About Barclays Bank Overdraft

Updated: April 2021 It’s hard to imagine that over a year after the pandemic began, many people continue to live without secure income sources or regular employment. For this reason it’s now even more important to know your options with regards to financial flexibility. The modern day overdraft in…

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How Long Does a CCJ Last?

What is a County Court Judgement (CCJ)? How Long Does a CCJ Last? CCJs in the UK What is the Difference Between an IVA & CCJ? Updated: April 2021   CCJs in 2021 have surged  with a record quarterly rise of nearly 82,000 judgments in Q1. The financial crisis…

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Affordable Housing in London: Is it Possible to Live Here on a Tight Budget?

London is hailed as one of the greatest global cities in the world alongside New York City and Paris. As an international hub for business and commerce, London life is never short on things to do. Some of the benefits of living in the city include easy access to…

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What are the best self-employed jobs in 2021?

Did you know that nearly 4.37 million people in the UK were considered self-employed in January of 2021? There is a large spectrum of self-employed jobs ranging from deliveroo drivers to small business owners. Self-employed opportunities span to almost every industry from the building and construction industry to freelance…

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Does my Credit History Follow Me When Moving to the UK?

Moving to the United Kingdom can be a complicated process, and we’re not just talking about dealing with the UK Visas & Immigration Department (UKVI). Did you know that your credit score from your home country will not travel with you when moving to the UK? No matter how…

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