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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.

News

It’s 2018, step up your game

  It’s time for a change Everyone always seems to have the same aim each year – “new year, new me”. But if you don’t change anything, how is it a “new you”? Maybe 2018 is time for change. Perhaps you may want to travel to somewhere different on holiday, try a new look or maybe… Read more »

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How full is your Christmas pot?

If you have, well done – keep it going! If you haven’t, now is the perfect opportunity to plan in advance for 2018 (and make sure it doesn’t happen again). When you save with us, you can access your money whenever you need to. Your money isn’t locked away and there’s no limit to how… Read more »

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Trick or Treat…

  Halloween can be a scary time of year with ghosts, witches and vampires lurking nearby. Whilst kids enjoy ‘trick-or-treating’ we want to make sure you don’t get tricked by the term ‘Representative APR’. We have put together this simple guide to avoid being spooked when you need a loan.   So firstly…what is ‘APR’? The Annual Percentage Rate… Read more »

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Gather your old £1 coins!

We’re here to give you a friendly reminder that the old £1 coins cease to be classed as legal tender, as of Monday 16th October. Instead we’ll be using the shiny new £1 coin! Search for your old coins The first place many of us will look for old pound coins is probably the most… Read more »

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Why borrow from a credit union?

When people need to borrow money, they usually have a few different options available to them. Borrowing can be from banks, building societies, credit cards or even payday lenders. We want to shine a light on why your Credit Union is a great option for your borrowing needs.  First and foremost, when members borrow from… Read more »

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New FSCS Deposit Limit

Some of you may already be aware of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and the latest update. However, if you haven’t heard we’ll explain what’s going on. The FSCS is in place to give security to “customers of UK authorised financial services firms”. It covers many banks, building societies and credit unions – including… Read more »

Categories: Advice, Office Updates

How are your resolutions going?

  As we say goodbye to January 2017, now is a good time to reflect on the progress of your New Year’s resolutions. Have you promised yourself that you will achieve a particular financial goal in 2017, such as building your savings, or even buying a new car? Are you one step closer to achieving your goal or has it already become… Read more »

Categories: Advice

Struggling to balance the books?

  2017 could be the time to sort out your finances – gain budgeting power, and save regularly. It has become apparent that many members get into the habit of repaying credit cards, store cards, loans and other financial commitments separately because they think it is their only option. It is not your only option! If… Read more »

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What are your New Year resolutions?

It’s that time of year again when many people are looking to start a new chapter, and have their New Year’s resolutions at the ready. “I’m going to save up”, “I’m going to join a gym”, “I’m going to eat clean” – whatever your resolution is, we wish you the best of luck. However, although… Read more »

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Happy Halloween!

First of all we would like to wish a Happy Halloween to all of our members! Halloween is a scary time of year; with ghouls, ghosts and goblins, there’s enough to be scared of. Yet some people fear their own credit scores, and how their score may affect future credit applications. Fear not, No1 CopperPot Credit… Read more »

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