Glasgow Credit Union is proud to be supporting UK Savings Week 2022. Times will be difficult for a lot of people, especially with cost-of-living on the rise and the challenging times we are facing. UK Savings Week aims to help people find a way to save, if they are able.
Our tips, tools, and articles can help you find your ideal way to save and make the most of your money.
Make your money go further
Check out some helpful resources below to help you find your ideal way to save, with useful tools and articles, to help your money go further:
Money Navigator Tool
Given the rise in cost of living, the Money Navigator Tool from the Money Advice Service is a useful tool to help you build an action plan based on your own situation to help you manage your finances.
Citizens Advice Scotland have created the Money Map in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. Money Map will help you find sources of online support to increase your income, reduce your bills and ease the costs of daily living.
It can be difficult to manage all the different bills and payments in our lives. The consequences of not paying off some bills before others can be more serious. Money Helper’s Bill Priority Tool can help you sort your bills and payments in the right order and tell you what you need to do if you’re struggling to pay before you miss a payment.
Please check first that you are eligible to apply:
You are aged 18 or over
You have a UK bank account in your own or joint names
You are a permanent UK resident
You have never been bankrupt or had a Court Decree
To complete your application you will need:
Your current employer's address details
Details of monthly income and outgoings
Bank or building society details (sort code and account number)
To enable us to make a decision on your loan application we will contact Credit Referencing & Fraud Prevention Agencies. This will register a search against your credit record and if your application is successful we will share the information we hold for you with these agencies. Further details are available in our Privacy Notice
It is important that you read the Privacy Notice document above. If there is anything that you do not understand, please contact us.
Please be aware that the longer you take to pay back a loan, the more you will pay back in interest. If you go for a shorter term your monthly repayment might go up, but you'll save in interest and pay back your loan faster.