Monthly Archives: November 2014

Experian #100DaysUseIt winner: Richard’s story

Richard Anderson’s goal is to travel to Australia to see his fiancée before they get married next year. Here he tells us what it means to him, after being the first winner of Experian’s #100DaysUseIt competition.

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Love and money: do couples see it differently?

scales-image-300x200Weddings are expensive, there’s no getting away from it. While “the happiest day of your life” can be memorable, it can also put a strain on the wallet. Before and after marriage, there are often a few disagreements on personal finance, but what are they and why do they happen?

People pair up with their partner for all sorts of reasons – and one of the biggest is finances. A nationwide Experian survey of couples in relationships* asked if financial responsibility would make someone more attractive, 29% said it would, while 35% of women said this would make a male ‘much more attractive’. Continue reading

6 online Christmas shopping tips

Are you doing your festive shopping online?

Are you doing your festive shopping online?

Managing your finances at Christmas can be tough, especially when there’s a lot to pay for, and a lot of time to fill. So if you’re planning on doing your festive shopping online, we’ve come up with some key tips that might help.

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Why young adults are still living at home

young-adults-at-home-IG2Flying the nest, fleeing the coop – whatever you want to call it, since Elvis was strutting his stuff in the 1950’s large numbers of young adults have dreamed of the day they no longer have to live at their parents’ home. These days, with 800,000 graduates stuck at home, more young people than before the credit crunch can’t afford to move out. Continue reading