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4th July 2019
Credit Score - Your Financial CV

When you apply for any type of credit including mortgages, loans, monthly paid insurance premiums... More

27th June 2019
Employee financial wellbeing - why it matters and what can Employers do

Since the 2008 recession, businesses have made great strides in addressing the mental health and ... More

25th May 2019
Ever heard of Safer Borrowing?

If you’ve been following Creditspring for a while, it might not be new to you. Safer borrowing is... More

3rd May 2019
Our top 10 guides to having fun in London for free

We may be a consumer finance company, but our mission is much broader. We want to do everything w... More

20th April 2019
Be savvy without savings in just 60 minutes

40% of the UK has less than £100 in savings – that’s around 17 million people. Costs are climbing... More

3rd April 2019
The best advice for managing money we ever got

What was the best financial advice somebody ever gave you? That’s a question that went round the ... More

16th March 2019
Creditspring's money-saving guide for new parents

Becoming a parent for the first time is exciting, magical, unforgettable, and in some cases, a bi... More

1st March 2019
How common are unexpected expenses?

Unexpected expenses are a major pain. You can have all your ducks in order, be doing all the righ... More

20th February 2019
Stories from real life #4- Just treading water

I was in law enforcement for more than 10-years and earned good money, but the pressure of shift ... More

10th February 2019
Stories from real life #3 – The irregular earner

You know the first thing you asked me – if £250 extra expense would be stressful? The answer is i... More

1st February 2019
Stories from real life #2- The stressed out dad

I work in the public sector, and have three kids – from 10-years old to 20. Work is really hectic... More

30th January 2019
Stories from real life #1 – The always busy mum

y partner and I recently moved with our kids. We were searching for mortgage offers for ages. Ini... More

21st January 2019
In pursuit of financial stability

At Creditspring, our mission is to put UK consumers at least one step closer to financial stabili... More

10th January 2019
Our 10 Favourite Financial Inclusion Companies

At Creditspring, our mission is to put people in the UK one step closer to financial stability. W... More

3rd January 2019
Understanding the spiral of debt

The spiral of debt is something we talk about quite a lot at Creditspring. It might sound like th... More

10th December 2018
Unexpected expenses - the problem

Unexpected expenses are a huge problem for nearly half of us – approximately 40% of the country h... More

5th December 2018
Credit cards and hidden risks

Credit cards can be a convenient way of accessing credit quickly whenever you need it - but they ... More

30th November 2018
What financial stress does to you – True cost of debt and it’s effects on health

You're probably aware that being in debt, especially unplanned debt, can cost you a lot of money.... More

25th November 2018
“Debt timebomb” discussions need more context and a greater focus on potential solutions

Ever since the amount of consumer credit in the UK topped £200bn in June of this year – the same... More

18th November 2018
Do you understand APR?

APR is a term that most people are familiar with, yet at the same time, do not fully understand. ... More

11th November 2018
Do you know how long it takes to clear a £250 credit card debt?

If your rate is 40% and you only pay the minimum balance, it will take you almost 10 years to get... More

4th November 2018
What do luxury moisturiser, bottled water and diamonds have in common?

Spending extra cash on these items won’t make you live a better life, but they might be making yo... More

31st October 2018
Unexpected expenses are a major problem

Unexpected expenses are a major problem for a large proportion of the UK. The Money Advice Servi... More

20th October 2018
8 easy tips and tricks to improve your financial wellbeing

Humans are creatures of habit. In fact, it is estimated that we spend around 60% of our time each... More

11th October 2018
5 rules of thumb for getting financially prepared

People tend to be optimistic about what the future holds and the extent of their control over it,... More

4th October 2018
7 Tips on improving your credit score

Credit scores are a tricky thing. We’re often told about what damages them (missing repayments, f... More

30th September 2018
Why you should look into your credit score

A good credit score is one of the key indicators of financial health. In simple terms, your credi... More

21st September 2018
9 worst financial habits – and how to address them (realistically)

We know it’s hard and we know it can sound judgemental. But, here are 9 tips to break some of the... More

15th September 2018
The Giant Mystery of Bank Overdraft

We’d be willing to bet that you don’t know what your bank overdraft charges are. We’d also be wi... More

6th September 2018
Your savings account’s biggest enemy

Everyone seems to be talking about how you should be saving. Well, that’s easier said than done –... More

27th August 2018
The Importance of Employee Financial Wellbeing

The importance of financial well being: ‘Reducing employee financial stress should be the number ... More

19th August 2018
What is your hardest financial task?

Everyone has financial responsibilities, tasks and jobs, and taking care of them is crucial. We w... More

9th August 2018
Stress makes dealing with unexpected expenses a lot harder

Mental bandwidth is a concept that economists and psychologists are increasingly talking about th... More

4th July 2019
Credit Score - Your Financial CV
When you apply for any type of credit including mortgages, loans, monthly paid insurance premiums... More
27th June 2019
Employee financial wellbeing - why it matters and what can Employers do
Since the 2008 recession, businesses have made great strides in addressing the mental health and ... More
25th May 2019
Ever heard of Safer Borrowing?
If you’ve been following Creditspring for a while, it might not be new to you. Safer borrowing is... More
3rd May 2019
Our top 10 guides to having fun in London for free
We may be a consumer finance company, but our mission is much broader. We want to do everything w... More
20th April 2019
Be savvy without savings in just 60 minutes
40% of the UK has less than £100 in savings – that’s around 17 million people. Costs are climbing... More
3rd April 2019
The best advice for managing money we ever got
What was the best financial advice somebody ever gave you? That’s a question that went round the ... More
16th March 2019
Creditspring's money-saving guide for new parents
Becoming a parent for the first time is exciting, magical, unforgettable, and in some cases, a bi... More
1st March 2019
How common are unexpected expenses?
Unexpected expenses are a major pain. You can have all your ducks in order, be doing all the righ... More
20th February 2019
Stories from real life #4- Just treading water
I was in law enforcement for more than 10-years and earned good money, but the pressure of shift ... More
10th February 2019
Stories from real life #3 – The irregular earner
You know the first thing you asked me – if £250 extra expense would be stressful? The answer is i... More
1st February 2019
Stories from real life #2- The stressed out dad
I work in the public sector, and have three kids – from 10-years old to 20. Work is really hectic... More
30th January 2019
Stories from real life #1 – The always busy mum
y partner and I recently moved with our kids. We were searching for mortgage offers for ages. Ini... More
21st January 2019
In pursuit of financial stability
At Creditspring, our mission is to put UK consumers at least one step closer to financial stabili... More
10th January 2019
Our 10 Favourite Financial Inclusion Companies
At Creditspring, our mission is to put people in the UK one step closer to financial stability. W... More
3rd January 2019
Understanding the spiral of debt
The spiral of debt is something we talk about quite a lot at Creditspring. It might sound like th... More
10th December 2018
Unexpected expenses - the problem
Unexpected expenses are a huge problem for nearly half of us – approximately 40% of the country h... More
5th December 2018
Credit cards and hidden risks
Credit cards can be a convenient way of accessing credit quickly whenever you need it - but they ... More
30th November 2018
What financial stress does to you – True cost of debt and it’s effects on health
You're probably aware that being in debt, especially unplanned debt, can cost you a lot of money.... More
25th November 2018
“Debt timebomb” discussions need more context and a greater focus on potential solutions
Ever since the amount of consumer credit in the UK topped £200bn in June of this year – the same... More
18th November 2018
Do you understand APR?
APR is a term that most people are familiar with, yet at the same time, do not fully understand. ... More
11th November 2018
Do you know how long it takes to clear a £250 credit card debt?
If your rate is 40% and you only pay the minimum balance, it will take you almost 10 years to get... More
4th November 2018
What do luxury moisturiser, bottled water and diamonds have in common?
Spending extra cash on these items won’t make you live a better life, but they might be making yo... More
31st October 2018
Unexpected expenses are a major problem
Unexpected expenses are a major problem for a large proportion of the UK. The Money Advice Servi... More
20th October 2018
8 easy tips and tricks to improve your financial wellbeing
Humans are creatures of habit. In fact, it is estimated that we spend around 60% of our time each... More
11th October 2018
5 rules of thumb for getting financially prepared
People tend to be optimistic about what the future holds and the extent of their control over it,... More
4th October 2018
7 Tips on improving your credit score
Credit scores are a tricky thing. We’re often told about what damages them (missing repayments, f... More
30th September 2018
Why you should look into your credit score
A good credit score is one of the key indicators of financial health. In simple terms, your credi... More
21st September 2018
9 worst financial habits – and how to address them (realistically)
We know it’s hard and we know it can sound judgemental. But, here are 9 tips to break some of the... More
15th September 2018
The Giant Mystery of Bank Overdraft
We’d be willing to bet that you don’t know what your bank overdraft charges are. We’d also be wi... More
6th September 2018
Your savings account’s biggest enemy
Everyone seems to be talking about how you should be saving. Well, that’s easier said than done –... More
27th August 2018
The Importance of Employee Financial Wellbeing
The importance of financial well being: ‘Reducing employee financial stress should be the number ... More
19th August 2018
What is your hardest financial task?
Everyone has financial responsibilities, tasks and jobs, and taking care of them is crucial. We w... More
9th August 2018
Stress makes dealing with unexpected expenses a lot harder
Mental bandwidth is a concept that economists and psychologists are increasingly talking about th... More