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November 2016

March 2017 sees the launch of the new £1 coin, what's it like?

March 2017 sees the launch of the new £1 coin, what's it like?

Published 30 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

The new one-pound coin is arriving in March 2017.

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November 2016

What can you do if a cheque bounces?

What can you do if a cheque bounces?

Published 30 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Make sure the money gets to where it needs to go.

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November 2016

Save money on the cost of your home insurance

Save money on the cost of your home insurance

Published 30 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Find out how you could get a better deal on your home insurance.

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November 2016

Deck the halls: Christmas decorations on a budget for 2016

Deck the halls: Christmas decorations on a budget for 2016

Published 29 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Find out how you can get your home looking festive for less!

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November 2016

We have changed to fixed fee dates

We have changed to fixed fee dates

Published 29 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Your thinkmoney account fee will now be taken on the same day each month.

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November 2016

Beauty advent calendars under £25

Beauty advent calendars under £25

Published 28 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Countdown to Christmas in glamour with our budget beauty advent calendars.

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November 2016

How to pay in a cheque at the Post Office

How to pay in a cheque at the Post Office

Published 28 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

You can now head to your local Post Office® to pay in a cheque.

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November 2016

The Child Support Agency is closing, does it affect you?

The Child Support Agency is closing, does it affect you?

Published 28 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

From the end of 2017, the Child Support Agency will close – find out what this means.

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November 2016

Important information about your PayPal Direct Debit

Important information about your PayPal Direct Debit

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Please do not take any action – there is no need to cancel either Direct Debit mandate.

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November 2016

Important information about your PayPal (JPMC) Direct Debit

Important information about your PayPal (JPMC) Direct Debit

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

According to our records, you have cancelled both the old and new Direct Debit mandate.

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November 2016

Important information about your Direct Debit to PayPal

Important information about your Direct Debit to PayPal

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

We have established that PayPal instead set up a new Direct Debit on your thinkmoney account.

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November 2016

Important information about your Direct Debit to PayPal (JPMC)

Important information about your Direct Debit to PayPal (JPMC)

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Please note that PayPal mandates appear as “JPMC” which is the originator name they use.

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November 2016

Important information regarding your Direct Debits

Important information regarding your Direct Debits

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Important information about your existing Direct Debits on your thinkmoney account.

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November 2016

Important information about the Direct Debits on your thinkmoney Account

Important information about the Direct Debits on your thinkmoney Account

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Important information about your thinkmoney account. 

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November 2016

Important information about your thinkmoney Direct Debits

Important information about your thinkmoney Direct Debits

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Important information about your thinkmoney account. 

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November 2016

Important information about your Direct Debits

Important information about your Direct Debits

Published 25 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Important information about your thinkmoney account. 

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November 2016

thinkmoney customers: Why arenโ€™t your transactions showing?

thinkmoney customers: Why arenโ€™t your transactions showing?

Published 24 November 2016 by Ian Williams

Don’t worry – you can still see previous transactions on your account.

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November 2016

Transfer money to your card in a tap

Transfer money to your card in a tap

Published 23 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

You can now transfer money directly from your account to your card. 

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November 2016

Important changes to your thinkmoney account

Important changes to your thinkmoney account

Published 22 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

Find out what's changed with your thinkmoney account.

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November 2016

Your last RBS branded statement

Your last RBS branded statement

Published 21 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

You will no longer receive statements from RBS. 

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November 2016

Living alone? You could get Single Person Council Tax Discount

Living alone? You could get Single Person Council Tax Discount

Published 20 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

If you live alone and pay council tax, you could get a discount and a refund.

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November 2016

How to spot a scam PayPal email

How to spot a scam PayPal email

Published 20 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Two PayPal scam emails are currently doing the rounds – find out how to spot them. 

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November 2016

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Where to buy cheap gadgets

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Where to buy cheap gadgets

Published 20 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

We take you through where to find yourself a bargain tablet or smartphone.    

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November 2016

Service update

Service update

Published 19 November 2016 by Ian Williams

As you know, on Thursday night we upgraded our IT system.

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November 2016

Jargon buster: Insurance terms explained

Jargon buster: Insurance terms explained

Published 19 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

We help to de-jargon the most common insurance terms.

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November 2016

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016: Stay safe shopping online

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016: Stay safe shopping online

Published 19 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Avoid the crowds, stay at home and read our online shopping tips.

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November 2016

Building your credit history from the foundations up

Building your credit history from the foundations up

Published 18 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

No credit history? You can still get a credit card.

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November 2016

When should you take out life insurance?

When should you take out life insurance?

Published 17 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Is there a right time to cover yourself?

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November 2016

Black Friday 2016: What is it?

Black Friday 2016: What is it?

Published 17 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Get your Christmas shopping done now!

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November 2016

What is the Warm Home Discount Scheme?

What is the Warm Home Discount Scheme?

Published 16 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Can you cut the cost of heating your home in the winter?

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November 2016

Men's velvet blazers: How to wear them in winter 2016

Men's velvet blazers: How to wear them in winter 2016

Published 16 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Wear this year’s it-fabric and get a velvet blazer.

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November 2016

Our upgrade is underway

Our upgrade is underway

Published 16 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

The upgrade to your thinkmoney account is underway. 

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November 2016

Choosing a new car: Can its colour make it cheaper to insure?

Choosing a new car: Can its colour make it cheaper to insure?

Published 15 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Can the colour of your paintwork affect the cost of car insurance?

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November 2016

Drivers: Declare a medical condition to the DVLA

Drivers: Declare a medical condition to the DVLA

Published 15 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

If you drive and you have a medical condition, make sure to declare it!

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November 2016

Japanese knotweed: What are your landlord's responsibilities?

Japanese knotweed: What are your landlord's responsibilities?

Published 14 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Who will have to sort out a Japanese knotweed problem?

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November 2016

What happens to maternity leave if a baby is born early?

What happens to maternity leave if a baby is born early?

Published 14 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Find out how having a premature baby affects your Statutory Maternity Leave.

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November 2016

Level term insurance: Who needs it and what does it cover?

Level term insurance: Who needs it and what does it cover?

Published 14 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Protect your loved ones in the future and consider level term insurance.

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November 2016

Is it worth insuring your tablet?

Is it worth insuring your tablet?

Published 13 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

You can protect your tablet with gadget cover for almost any type of emergency.

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November 2016

How long is a temporary cover note valid for?

How long is a temporary cover note valid for?

Published 13 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Some insurers will send you a temporary cover note before your policy documents arrive.

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November 2016

No will? Find out how Government laws could affect you

No will? Find out how Government laws could affect you

Published 13 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Write a will and think about life insurance to protect your family.

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November 2016

Renters: Your rights to ask for repairs

Renters: Your rights to ask for repairs

Published 12 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Make sure you know what you’re entitled to ask for.

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November 2016

How much life insurance cover do I need?

How much life insurance cover do I need?

Published 12 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

A range of factors will determine the amount of life insurance cover you need.

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November 2016

Scam alert: Look out for fake Crown Prosecution Service emails

Scam alert: Look out for fake Crown Prosecution Service emails

Published 11 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Think twice before you click on a link in the latest phishing scam.

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November 2016

Do you have to pay taxes on a life insurance pay-out?

Do you have to pay taxes on a life insurance pay-out?

Published 11 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

How can a trust help with inheritance tax?

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November 2016

Some services won't be available next Thursday night and Friday morning

Some services won't be available next Thursday night and Friday morning

Published 11 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

The new thinkmoney changes are coming. 

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November 2016

Apple iPad Air 2 vs iPad Pro 9.7 inch: Which is better value?

Apple iPad Air 2 vs iPad Pro 9.7 inch: Which is better value?

Published 10 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

We explore which of the near identical tablets is better value. 

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November 2016

Are your kitchen appliances covered by contents insurance?

Are your kitchen appliances covered by contents insurance?

Published 10 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Contents insurance – are your kitchen appliances covered?

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November 2016

What is a soft credit search?

What is a soft credit search?

Published 9 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Use a soft search to check if you’ll be accepted for credit without affecting your credit history.

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November 2016

How to wear a velvet dress

How to wear a velvet dress

Published 9 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Get ready for the festive party season by investing in a velvet dress!

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November 2016

Is it worth overpaying your mortgage?

Is it worth overpaying your mortgage?

Published 9 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Should you pay more to clear it faster?

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November 2016

Your income due on 18th November may be slightly delayed

Your income due on 18th November may be slightly delayed

Published 9 November 2016 by Hayley Cox

We'll be in touch nearer the time with more details, and to confirm that we are going ahead as planned.

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November 2016

Planning to have a baby? Start saving and preparing now

Planning to have a baby? Start saving and preparing now

Published 8 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Put a little nest aside and plan for the exciting times ahead!

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November 2016

Joint mortgage with a friend: What happens if one dies?

Joint mortgage with a friend: What happens if one dies?

Published 8 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

There are a number of things to think about when buying a house with a friend.

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November 2016

New benefits cap limit comes into force today

New benefits cap limit comes into force today

Published 7 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

You might notice that you and your family receive less in benefits from today.

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November 2016

Can you use your credit card for cash withdrawals?

Can you use your credit card for cash withdrawals?

Published 7 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

If you use your credit card to withdraw cash, it’s best to stay away from this.

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November 2016

Need a new gadget for uni in 2016? Get the right one

Need a new gadget for uni in 2016? Get the right one

Published 7 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

There’s still time to bag the necessary gadgets you need for assignments and exams!

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November 2016

Battle of Hastings 50p: What could it be worth?

Battle of Hastings 50p: What could it be worth?

Published 6 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Could this special coin be a goldmine?

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November 2016

Marriage tax allowance โ€“ make sure you claim if you're married

Marriage tax allowance โ€“ make sure you claim if you're married

Published 6 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

There are some perks to being married or in a civil partnership.

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November 2016

What is a good credit score in the UK?

What is a good credit score in the UK?

Published 6 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

How do you know if your score is good or bad?

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November 2016

Android: Why you should only download apps from Google Play

Android: Why you should only download apps from Google Play

Published 5 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Be careful of the apps you download as an Android user.

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November 2016

Why it's better to pay over the minimum on your credit card

Why it's better to pay over the minimum on your credit card

Published 5 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Use your credit card responsibly and pay off more than just the minimum amount.

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November 2016

Football Manager 2017: New features and cheapest deals

Football Manager 2017: New features and cheapest deals

Published 4 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Pre-plan for Christmas by finding out all you need to about Football Manager 2017.

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November 2016

TalkTalk increases price for broadband, phone and TV packages

TalkTalk increases price for broadband, phone and TV packages

Published 4 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

If you're a TalkTalk customer, you might find that your monthly bills go up from today.

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November 2016

Moving house? What to do if you're waiting for broadband

Moving house? What to do if you're waiting for broadband

Published 4 November 2016 by Emily Bancroft

Can’t cope when you’re not connected? Find out if you can avoid the wait.

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November 2016

What is life insurance and how does it work?

What is life insurance and how does it work?

Published 3 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

This might be one of the most important insurance policies you take out.

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November 2016

UK flu vaccine 2016: How much is the jab?

UK flu vaccine 2016: How much is the jab?

Published 3 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

Not everyone can get a free flu jab – here's how much one will cost.

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November 2016

Best high street coats 2016: For men under £50

Best high street coats 2016: For men under £50

Published 2 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Don’t be left behind, stay on trend with 2016’s best budget coats.

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November 2016

Considering self-employment? Get your finances in line

Considering self-employment? Get your finances in line

Published 2 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Don’t forget that being self-employed could affect all aspects of your finances.

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November 2016

Home insurance โ€“ donโ€™t claim below the policy excess

Home insurance โ€“ donโ€™t claim below the policy excess

Published 2 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Know when it’s better to not claim if your home insurance excess is high.

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November 2016

Suppliers can no longer separate broadband and line rental costs

Suppliers can no longer separate broadband and line rental costs

Published 1 November 2016 by Kyri Levendi

A new ruling should help end the confusion around broadband deals.  

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November 2016

Save money - watch an organised display for Bonfire Night 2016

Save money - watch an organised display for Bonfire Night 2016

Published 1 November 2016 by Linzi Nuttall

Don’t blow the budget this Bonfire Night, see an organised fireworks display instead.

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