Christmas on a shoestring

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If you’re feeling the pinch this Christmas it might be time to get creative with how and what you gift your loved ones. Here are our top five favourite tips for buying presents on a tight budget: Secret Santa for family and friends Rather than spreading your resources thin by buying presents for every person in your family or friendship … Read More

Three ways to spot financial strain over the festive period

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For some, Christmas has evolved into a month-long blow-out of fancy parties, dining out and far too many gifts. The pressure to put on a good show and overspend on new outfits, dinner with all the trimmings and wish-lists as wide as Santa’s waist is immense. No wonder so many of us go hopelessly over-budget and inevitably see the magic … Read More

Spring Cleaning Tips

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It’s time to get out of hibernation and ring in the spring. And what better way to start a new season than with a spot of home improvement! Whatever your budget, we’ve got partner retailers like Wilko, B&Q, Homebase, Debenhams, Wyevale Garden Centres and many more on board for all your cleaning and DIY essentials. What’s more, getting equipped will … Read More

Keeping your prepaid card safe

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We’ve all heard horror stories from work colleagues, friends, family members or in the news about card fraud and security breaches. Here at Usdaw Prepaid Plus we take customer safety very seriously. However, there are a number of things cardholders can do themselves to help minimise the risk. From running regular antivirus checks on your computer to being extra cautious on … Read More