#GreatIn8: September Update

What do you do when your beloved local Youth Zone has been facing financial hardship throughout the pandemic and needs as much support as possible? Unfortunately, this is the question we’ve been faced with for our company charity, the Manchester Youth Zone. So, we’re rising to the challenge with a mammoth fundraising campaign spanning 8 … Continued

September Saves

This month it’s all about September Saves, where we let you in on savvy ways to help with budgeting over Christmas. Why are we focusing on the holiday period so early in the year? It’s kind of a long story, but one you’d probably like to know a bit more about… Ship-tember. September has long … Continued

Live Better Blog: September Round-Up

We’ve made it to September (where has this year gone? Anyone?) and that means it’s nearly the end of a rather turbulent summer. If you’re still trying to catch up with all that’s happened over the last four weeks, we’ve got just the thing for you. Take a seat and settle in, we’ve got a … Continued

Introducing: #GreatIn8!

What do you do when your beloved local Youth Zone has been facing financial hardship throughout the pandemic and needs as much support as possible? Unfortunately, this is the question we’ve been faced with for our company charity, the Manchester Youth Zone. So, we’re rising to the challenge with a mammoth fundraising campaign spanning 8 … Continued

August Forecast

Welcome to the MoneyPlus Newsletter. This month, we’re focusing on the future in the August Forecast… well, kind of. We’ve noticed a bit of an upward trend in what once was a fairly secret industry – stock market trading – and this month we’re going to get stuck into the nitty gritty and shine a … Continued

Live Better Blog: August Round-Up

Whilst a conversation about the weather may be a fairly predictable small-talk starter, it’s actually become quite a heated topic recently (see what we did there?). The MET has issued simultaneous warnings for extreme heat and thunderstorms across parts of the UK, and with the hottest day of 2021 occurring only a few short weeks … Continued

July Gems

Welcome to the MoneyPlus Newsletter. This month, we’re focusing on July Gems – those little shiny nuggets of helpful information and useful tips that are either just what you’ve been after, or great to keep around for a rainy day. Things like which banks have been voted the best by their customers (thinking of a … Continued

Live Better Blog: July Round-Up

It may well be summer now, but after a month or so filled with bouts of thunderstorms mixed with intense heat (not something we’re quite used to in the North), you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re living in a big leaky greenhouse. Alas, it is definitely summer and, also alas, football didn’t end up coming … Continued

DRO update: Are you eligible?

The rules around eligibility for a Debt Relief Order (DRO) have changed as of 29th June 2021, which means that you may now be eligible when you might not have been before. What is a DRO? A DRO is a type of insolvency that allows you to write off your debt after 12 months if … Continued

The June Review

Welcome to the MoneyPlus Newsletter. Earlier in the year, we gave you the low-down on how upcoming changes may alter your financial goals for the year ahead. Well, this month we’re focusing on ways to see how those changes might have affected you by completing your own mid-year financial check-up in The June Review. If … Continued

Erroneous transfers: Switched by mistake

Switching energy suppliers is usually a very straightforward process, and involves very little input from the customer past the point of the initial switch; energy companies speak to each other directly to ensure that switches go ahead smoothly and with no disruption to supply. However, occasionally an energy supplier takes over the supply of a … Continued

Live Better Blog: June Round-Up

After a rather wet and windy start to spring, we’re ready to soak up some rays and hug our close ones once again – hooray! Whilst we’re basking in the sunlight, we’ll also be taking a look back on the last month – a month that’s brought us a brand new housing scheme during a … Continued