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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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Let’s talk about the Mortgage market

  With 40% of fixed-rate mortgage deals expected to expire in 2022 or early 2023, what do you need to be aware of? In this article, we’ll dive into the status of the market and provide you with information to keep you up to date. The current market Mortgage rates are slowly starting to drop… Read more »

Let’s talk about NFT’s

  NFTs. It’s a term you may have previously never heard of, yet more and more people are talking about it. So, what is it? The use of the word NFT (non-fungible token) has risen by more than 11,000% in 2021, it was even named the word of the year by Collins dictionary. An NFT… Read more »

Let’s talk about money saving tips

  We’ve compiled a list of money saving tips to help keep costs down as we approach the winter period. No matter what financial position you are in, these tips should help you save some extra money! Ways to keep your energy bill down: Don’t leave your mobile phone in direct sunlight. This will cause… Read more »

Let’s talk about investments

The number of people investing their money is on the rise, but what should you be aware of and what are the differences between investing and saving? We aim to provide you with information to help you make smart, responsible financial decisions. The difference between savings accounts and investments An investment is an asset or… Read more »

Let’s talk about fraud

    There are a variety of different methods that scammers can use, one of them being ‘Authorised Push Payment Fraud’. The goal of this scam is to get someone to voluntarily send a payment to the scammers by posing as a legitimate business, such as a holiday provider, building company or new housing development…. Read more »

What are you looking to achieve this year?

  Are you saving for the future? It’s time to start planning. 74% of Police Officers said that they’re worse off financially now than they were 5 years ago. Unfortunately, we can’t change the past, but we can help you to prepare for the future. With our simple guide to financial planning, it’s easy to start saving towards your goals. We’re… Read more »

Let’s talk about financial resilience

  What is financial resilience? Financial resilience is the ability to withstand life events that impact your income or any assets you have. Stressful events, such as unemployment, divorce, and health problems can affect people’s financial resilience. What is financial vulnerability? According to the FCA, before the pandemic, around 20 million people in the UK… Read more »

Let’s talk about… net worth

  You might associate the term ‘net worth’ with the rich celebrities topping the Forbes list, but everyone has a net worth and it’s really easy to find out yours. Your net worth is simply your total assets minus the total amount of debt you have. Your assets include things like: Any savings you hold… Read more »