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We like to keep our members updated on everything going on at No1 CopperPot Credit Union, here you can find a round up of our news.

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Save money and spend your love this Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day can be expensive, from a bunch of roses to expensive meals and gifts. Before you know it, you’ve spent a chunk of your monthly wage on a single day. What else could you do? You could put it towards booking a holiday, take the family on a day out or simply save… Read more »

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Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict the future?

  Saving money regularly can help provide financial security for the future. You can use these savings in case of an emergency, or even for a two-week holiday in the Caribbean! To help you save with ease we offer payroll deduction*. So, what are you saving for? How long it will take you and how… Read more »

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Open Banking

  We are proud to announce we have started using Open Banking. This will ultimately reduce the amount of time taken to complete loan applications and make the process much easier for our members. We use Open Banking through a secure platform called Credit Kudos. This will allow us to view your transactional data. Thus,… Read more »

Are you confused by credit scores?

  Your credit score is a rating which is based on your current and previous financial situation. Financial companies and other organisations will check your score when you apply for credit with them. They use this information to decide whether you could be a good candidate to lend to. Your credit score is built from… Read more »

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How we could help with your financial well-being…

  Well-being consists of physical, mental, emotional and social factors. “42% of people in the UK have experienced stress or anxiety due to financial difficulties” (Money Net). It has been found that financial difficulties can have a negative effect on well-being. Here at No1 CopperPot Credit Union, we encourage our members to save regularly in… Read more »

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How to avoid buying unnecessary Christmas presents…

Christmas is a time to spend precious moments with family members and celebrate with delicious food. So, why do we get so caught up trying to afford presents for people, who we very rarely see? Christmas has started to revolve around gift buying for everyone we know; the cousin you see once a year, your… Read more »

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How are you funding your Christmas?

  With less than six weeks to go until the big day, we want to share some important tips. This time of year, can be stressful, especially when it comes to your finances – so here are some of our top tips… Set yourself a budget for your Christmas shopping and stick to it! Once… Read more »

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Is your home winter-proof?

  As winter approaches, now is the perfect time to consider winter-proofing your home. In preparation for cold and rainy days, you may be thinking of making sure your home is warm and safe for you and your family. Have you ever experienced the pain of your boiler packing in? (Yes, it’s normally on the coldest… Read more »

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The importance of having rainy day savings

The term “rainy day savings” is used a lot, but what does it actually mean and why is it so important? Rainy day savings are also known as emergency savings, as it’s a pot of money that is there to be used when an unexpected cost or emergency arises. Everyone should prepare for these situations,… Read more »

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