How to make your Christmas budget go further

How to make your Christmas budget go further

Christmas is but a month away and you have likely already got a budget in place and/or have started making purchases for food and gifts. The last thing you want to see in January is a credit card bill which is going to knock you back due to the amount you have unknowingly spent, so it is best to have a budget in mind or even a separate savings account specially for Christmas. If you have already got a budget in place, great! But how can it go further? If you have not yet got a budget, do not worry […]

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Making the Most of Black Friday Deals

Making the Most of Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is looming and many of the deals have already started kicking off, the temptation to start buying things you didn’t even think you needed is very strong indeed. For many of us, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are both great opportunities to get all of our Christmas gifts sorted for our loved ones at a discounted rate. Meanwhile, other people will be buying that pair of shoes that they do not need just because there is 25% off them, but would never have bought them at full price. At Payday Bad Credit, we want you to be able […]

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What interest free loans are available?

What interest free loans are available?

Interest free loans may seem impossible. As you may probably be aware, the interest which is placed on a loan is how the lender will make their profit. However, there are actually interest free loans on the market and a new scheme which has recently been announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond, designed to get people out of debt. The interest free deals which circulate the market can help people get their finances back under control by reducing the amount of interest that you are paying on your debts to 0%. We are going to look at four […]

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Avoid using payday loans for Christmas

Avoid using payday loans for Christmas

There is no doubt that Christmas is an expensive time and it can very be tempting to overspend. In fact, statistics have shown that in the Christmas of 2017 that almost six in ten households made significant financial sacrifices in order to pay for Christmas gifts for their friends and family. It is not uncommon for people to overspend on their credit cards and not be able to pay back the full amount of the loan for months on end, for people to delay their obligations such as their utility bills or insurance payments and also many people choose to […]

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The Archbishop of Canterbury ‘Competes’ with Payday Lenders

The Archbishop of Canterbury ‘Competes’ with Payday Lenders

The news broke five years ago in 2013 that the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has vowed to go to war with payday lenders, especially Wonga which has now gone into administration. But now, just over 90 per cent of Anglican churches have publically disagreed with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s plan to compete with the payday lending industry. In 2013, the Archbishop of Canterbury warned the head of Wonga: “We’re trying to compete you out of existence”. He then went onto explain that the CofE would use its 16,000 churches to provide consumer-friendly credit unions with a foothold in each […]

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