Finance Matters

Here you’ll find tips, tricks and info to get the most from your money.

Pay Yourself First

Do you pay yourself first? Some say this is the key to saving money – but what does it mean, to ‘Pay Yourself First?’. This is a simple savings technique that has been proven help people to change their behaviour and start building a savings habit.

How credit unions are different to banks

A common question we get asked is ‘what is the difference between banks and credit unions?’ From the outside, it may be hard to tell. We are here to explain to you the real difference between banks and credit unions.

How salary deduction is improving financial resilience

Over 90% of Serve & Protect members said saving with repayments from their salary helped to improve their financial resilience.

All I want for Christmas is… financial resilience

With Christmas on the horizon, many people will be feeling the strain. Christmas can be a trying time, as we all seek to have the ‘perfect’ Christmas. Spending, eating, drinking – before we know it, we’ve spent far more than we had planned.

What is a Credit union?

Credit unions are membership-based organisations, offering an ethical alternative to traditional financial institutions for saving and borrowing. Sounds great right? But credit unions carry many misconceptions as to what they are.

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