2024 Election: Can UK Housing Policies Bridge the Affordability Gap?

As the UK prepares for the 2024 general election, housing problems in the UK have emerged as a critical issue that could shape the political landscape. The rising cost of homes, the shortage of affordable housing, and the growing number of people struggling to find secure accommodation are not just economic problems—they affect every aspect […]

Is Inflation Eating Your Savings?

In recent years, UK inflation has surged to unprecedented levels, significantly impacting the economy and personal savings. The inflation rate soared to 11% in 2022, marking the highest increase in over 30 years. Although it has since decreased to 4.2% as of April 2024, it remains well above the Bank of England’s 2% target [1]. […]

Premium Bonds vs Savings Accounts

Choosing the best place to save your money can be a tricky decision. With so many options available, each with unique benefits and potential drawbacks, the right choice depends on individual financial goals and risk tolerance.  Premium Bonds, issued by National Savings and Investments (NS&I), are a popular savings option in the UK. Unlike traditional […]

Ways to Save Money When Travelling Abroad

Enjoying a summer getaway while keeping your budget in check is not only possible, but can also be an enjoyable challenge. By planning carefully and taking advantage of money-saving strategies, you can take that long deserved rest without breaking the bank. Here are several practical tips to help you save money when travelling abroad.   […]