How to ace your holiday planning

How to ace your holiday planning

With summer around the corner, now’s the time to start gearing up to make it your best ever. Whether it’s for a short break in the UK or the trip of a lifetime (lucky you), you’ve earned it. But before you throw the suntan lotion into a bag and head for...
Building a digital credit union

Building a digital credit union

At London Mutual, becoming fully digitally-enabled is a journey—and one we’re determined to bring all our members with us on. We speak to program manager Leanne Phillips about how we’re ensuring that digital isn’t just for the digitally savvy. “We...
Metin’s story

Metin’s story

Metin Basaran was living in a hostel when he first heard about London Mutual Credit Union. He heard lots of good things about being a member, so he signed up. He took a current account, which he’s stuck with. “I haven’t got a card but the reason being, I just...
The lowdown on lending

The lowdown on lending

Matthew Sweetlove is head of lending at London Mutual Credit Union. He’s worked for the union for 15 years. “It’s great to feel like you are helping people. Many of our members are financially excluded, they have no other alternative but to go to high cost lenders or...
Lucy Wright’s story

Lucy Wright’s story

Lucy Wright, who works for Southwark Council, had got herself into a bit of a spiral. Some bad financial decisions years ago left her with a bad credit rating, and she was getting charges from her bank every time she went overdrawn, making the situation worse. She...