How we roll: why it makes sense to payroll

How we roll: why it makes sense to payroll

At London Mutual, you can have loan repayments or savings taken directly from your salary. Here’s how it works, and why it’s a great reason to join us. Let’s face it – few of us have loads of time to spend thinking about money. Our average member is a...
How to borrow with confidence

How to borrow with confidence

Like any tool, borrowing can be useful, but it needs to be handled with care. This week we explore how to make the most of responsible borrowing, while steering clear of problem debt. Why borrow anyway? Hardly any of us are strangers to debt, and there are many cases...
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...
What’s the deal with APR?

What’s the deal with APR?

Where there’s borrowing, there’s APR. When a company offers a loan, credit card, mortgage or store credit, by law, they’re required to show its APR. But what does APR actually mean, how is it calculated, and how can you use it to get the best deal?...

Things we’ll never ask you to do

If you get an email or a phone call about any of your credit union accounts, please remember these eight things LMCU will never ask you to do: Ask for your full PIN or any online banking passwords over the phone or via emailSend someone to your home to collect cash,...
How to stay safe at the cashpoint

How to stay safe at the cashpoint

If possible, use a cash machine inside a bank or shop – if that’s not possible, check the cash machine every time you use one and look out for: a wobbly or bulky part that doesn’t seem to belong with the machine, such as a cover over the card slot or a loose keypadbe...