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December 2014

Lucky kids enjoying increase in pocket money

Lucky kids enjoying increase in pocket money

Published 31 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Pocket money is, for many children, the first interaction they have with cash, and with pocket money on the rise we’ve got some top tips on how to introduce weekly allowances for your child.

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December 2014

Saving money on food shopping with your freezer

Saving money on food shopping with your freezer

Published 30 December 2014 by Emily Bancroft

Young people are using freezers less, but the white goods could help you to save money on your shopping bill.

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December 2014

Grab a great deal in the Boxing Day sales

Grab a great deal in the Boxing Day sales

Published 24 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Save yourself some money and grab a bargain in the Boxing Day sales in 2014. Here’s our list of the stores taking part.

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December 2014

Affordable winter fashion accessories

Affordable winter fashion accessories

Published 23 December 2014 by Kyri Levendi

Whether you want ideas of what to get a loved one this Christmas or just want to stay warm this season, our accessories guide is here to help.

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December 2014

Affordable men’s coats

Affordable men’s coats

Published 22 December 2014 by Kyri Levendi

A winter coat is a staple in any man’s wardrobe, so to give you inspiration for what to wear this season - or what to get a loved one - have a look at our selection of affordable men’s coats.

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December 2014

Banish the ghosts of Christmas past

Banish the ghosts of Christmas past

Published 22 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

If you are trapped in the cycle of Christmas debt, you might feel like there is no escape. We give you some handy hints on how you can banish the ghosts of Christmas past.

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December 2014

December’s early payday: a dream or a nightmare?

December’s early payday: a dream or a nightmare?

Published 19 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Do you find the early payday in December makes it easier for you to budget or harder? If you find it more difficult, here’s how thinkmoney can help.

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December 2014

Budgeting, thrifting or saving – what’s your New Year’s Resolution?

Budgeting, thrifting or saving – what’s your New Year’s Resolution?

Published 18 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

If you’re struggling to think of a New Year’s Resolution, why not something that will improve your finances? Saving, budgeting and being thriftier are all good suggestions.

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December 2014

Christmas gifts for pets guide 2014

Christmas gifts for pets guide 2014

Published 17 December 2014 by Emily Bancroft

Treat your cat, dog, or other furry friend with our cute and inventive Christmas present guide for pets.

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December 2014

Affordable Christmas dinner guide

Affordable Christmas dinner guide

Published 16 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Don’t spend more than you have to on your Christmas dinner. We’ll show you ways you can save money, without compromising on taste.

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December 2014

Are you working on Christmas Day? Nearly 1 in 6 of us are

Are you working on Christmas Day? Nearly 1 in 6 of us are

Published 15 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Working on Christmas Day might be out of the question for some people, but not everyone is lucky enough to have the day off.

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December 2014

Christmas gift guide for women

Christmas gift guide for women

Published 15 December 2014 by Emily Bancroft

From simple stocking fillers to more unusual gifts for under the tree, our 2014 Christmas presents guide for women will make sure you’re sorted on time.

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December 2014

Christmas Gift Guide for Men 2014

Christmas Gift Guide for Men 2014

Published 12 December 2014 by Linzi Nuttall

If you want to find the best Christmas presents for your husband or boyfriend at the best possible price, you should check out our 2014 Christmas Gift Guide for Men.

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December 2014

Manage the early Christmas payday with the thinkmoney Personal Account

Manage the early Christmas payday with the thinkmoney Personal Account

Published 11 December 2014 by Emily Bancroft

If you get paid differently over Christmas, we’ll manage your bills for you, so you won’t have to budget for extra.

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December 2014

Do you dread the early Christmas payday?

Do you dread the early Christmas payday?

Published 10 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

If you find the early December payday stretches your finances and makes budgeting difficult, you’re not alone. 1 in 3 employees dislike the early payday.

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December 2014

Affordable ways to entertain the kids this Christmas

Affordable ways to entertain the kids this Christmas

Published 9 December 2014 by Kyri Levendi

It can be easy for kids to get bored over Christmas, but don’t worry - we’ve got some affordable ways to help you keep them entertained this festive season.

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December 2014

Do you tip the postie at Christmas?

Do you tip the postie at Christmas?

Published 8 December 2014 by Linzi Nuttall

It’s a time of showing goodwill to all men, but fewer than half of Brits tip their regular tradespeople at Christmas.

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December 2014

Managing Universal Credit with a budgeting account

Managing Universal Credit with a budgeting account

Published 8 December 2014 by Emily Bancroft

If you’re set to claim Universal Credit, you might find it easier to manage with a budgeting account.

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December 2014

Get your Christmas jumper in time for Christmas Jumper Day

Get your Christmas jumper in time for Christmas Jumper Day

Published 5 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

The 12th December marks Christmas Jumper Day and to help you find your perfect festive sweater we’ve put together a guide of our top jumper picks.

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December 2014

British families spending £517 a week – but more households staying in

British families spending £517 a week – but more households staying in

Published 5 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

UK households are spending £517 a week, but they are also going out less as the cost of essentials rise.

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December 2014

Affordable Christmas gift guide for boys

Affordable Christmas gift guide for boys

Published 4 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

For parents, the build-up to Christmas can be stressful, with many feeling the pressure to overspend during the holiday season. To help you buy for the little boy in your life while remaining on budget, have a look at our affordable gift guide.

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December 2014

How some account holders could be hit with unexpected charges of up to £30 a day

How some account holders could be hit with unexpected charges of up to £30 a day

Published 3 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Research found that one in 12 Brits has been charged for going into their unauthorised overdraft in the past year.

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December 2014

Affordable Christmas gift guide for girls

Affordable Christmas gift guide for girls

Published 2 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

For parents, the build-up to Christmas can be stressful, with many feeling the pressure to overspend during the holiday season. To help you buy for the little girl in your life while remaining on budget, have a look at our affordable gift guide.

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December 2014

Get crafty and save money with 3 top gifts you can make from jam jars

Get crafty and save money with 3 top gifts you can make from jam jars

Published 1 December 2014 by Hayley Cox

Jam jar banking accounts can help with budgeting – and jam jars also make for good budget gifts. We share three of our favourites you can make yourself.

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