Spreading the cost of school uniform

Spreading the cost of school uniform

School’s out. Which means it’s time to start thinking about getting them kitted out for September. If you’ve got kids, getting them ready for the new school year can be expensive. If you’re planning a holiday as well, you’re likely to be...
Re-inventing payment cards

Re-inventing payment cards

We’re launching a smart, convenient alternative to credit cards, with fairness and simplicity at its heart. Every day we work with members caught out by credit cards. And let’s face it: it’s far too easily to do. There’s a lot that can go...
When to get breathing space

When to get breathing space

People often assume that to apply for a debt consolidation loan, you need to have big debt problems or be in serious financial trouble. But in reality, there are times when all of us would find it useful to relieve some pressure and have some extra time to get on top...
Why we we launched our CUOK pay day loan

Why we we launched our CUOK pay day loan

In 2012 short term lending, especially Pay Day loans, went largely unregulated. From the high street to the internet, the short term loan market exploded in popularity as borrowers responded to the convenient access to quick loans. Despite the positives, the risk of...
Four practical ways to stay safe online

Four practical ways to stay safe online

The amount of buying and selling online is  increasing year upon year. One of the downsides of this trend is the arms race happening with online security measures trying to outpace tech savvy criminals, who can now perpetrate their hacking and pitch...

New Lost & Stolen phone number

Please note that the lost and stolen phone number has now changed to 0345 603 8702. Calls to 0345 numbers cost the same as a call to a standard “01” or “02” landline number, even when calling from a mobile. Calls to an 0345 number are also...