Savings and loans

Saving money is a key step in managing your financial wellbeing. We can help you become more aware of the steps you can take to prepare for those unexpected bills. We partner with trusted organisations who can help, including charities such as PayPlan and StepChange, as well as St. James's Place.

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    Payday loan schemes

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    Savings and loans - retailCU

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    Saving money can help you become financially secure and prepare for those unexpected bills. When those savings don’t quite cover it, the retailCU credit union can support you. Launched in May 2017, retailCU works by members creating a common pool of savings, which is then used to provide loans to members who wish to borrow.

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