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Struggling to pay your loan?

We know that a change in circumstances can sometimes make our account holders struggle to make repayments on their loan. We have helped 1000’s of account holders when a life event happens

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PCCU aims to offer extra care to account holders requiring assistance.

PCCU recognise that any of us could have vulnerabilities that mean we require extra support and assistance to manage our accounts.

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Benefit calculator - Are you getting the right income?

By using a quick benefit calculator, you could find out if you’re entitled to claim extra benefits.

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Find help and support near you

We know that many people are struggling with the ‘cost-of-living crisis’ and here at PCCU we want to be able to support our members as much as we possibly can

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What happens to Child benefit when your child turns 16 years old?

Do you get child benefit? Make sure you’re prepared for their 16h Birthday.

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United Utilities Support

PCCU recently sat down with the team from United Utilities to find out about the industry leading support schemes offered to customers who are struggling with their water bills

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Help with energy bills - What you can do if you're struggling with rising costs

With the average bill looking set to rise again in October by 70%. What help is available if you're struggling?

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Addressing your credit file

Here we have 8 helpful tips for addressing your credit file

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Gambling awareness

How to spot problem gambling, and find support, spending and budgeting tools for gamblers.

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10 Energy Saving Tips

We know that energy bills are getting more expensive. Here are 10 energy saving tips to help you save money

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Help with budgeting

Budgeting explained with some helpful tips too. Find a method that suits you

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What is a Loan Shark and how to spot one?

A loan shark is an illegal moneylender who offers loans at high interest rates, often to people who would not be able to get a loan from a mainstream lender

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Dividend VS interest rates

What is the difference between PCCU’s dividend and the bank offering an interest rate on saving accounts? Find out here

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Save as you borrow

The credit union ‘Save as you borrow’ scheme is something that sets ourselves apart from other mainstream lenders. Find out why

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Ways to build financial resilience

In this blog, we'll explore some ways to improve your financial resilience.

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Interest rates & APR

Some interest rates look more enticing and cheaper than others, we aim to explain and make it simple

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Rising cost of living

Are you worried about the rising costs of living?

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What is Open Banking?

How do PCCU use Open Banking when making a decision on your loan application?

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Savvy savings tips

Would you like to build some extra savings? here are some money saving tips that will help you

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Money & Mental Health

Recongising the signs of money worries, advice on managing these issues & how you can get help

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Explaining Overdrafts

We'll dive into the world of overdrafts, exploring what they are, their advantages and disadvantages, and shedding light on any associated fees.

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Is it worth saving?

Wouldn’t it be a dream to have a lump sum in your local Credit Union saved for your future plans whilst providing you with financial security?

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Understanding financial words

We will help you to understand what some of the common financial words mean .

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The dangers of loan fee fraud

Loan fee fraud is when someone who is looking for a loan is asked to pay an upfront fee before receiving it

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What is a credit check?

When applying for a loan or a credit card, it's very likely that you'll hear the term "credit check." But what exactly is a credit check, and why is it so important?

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How will an IVA or bankruptcy affect me?

Are you being shown the full picture when considering an IVA or bankruptcy?

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Teach your children good money habits

Tips for teaching children about the benefits of saving money

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Standing order and Direct Debit - What's the difference?

When it comes to paying regular bills or making recurring payments, two options often come to mind: standing orders and direct debits.

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10 ways to stay safe online

The internet has made our lives more convenient, but it has also made it easier for criminals to access our personal information

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The dangers of buy now pay later

While BNPL can provide flexibility and convenience, it also comes with several dangers that should not be overlooked.

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What are payday lenders?

These lenders offer short-term loans at high interest rates to people who are in urgent need of cash.

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Love Food Hate Waste

Food waste is a huge problem in the UK, with an estimated 9.5 million tonnes of food being thrown away every year.

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The Healthy Start Scheme

The Healthy Start scheme is a UK government scheme aimed at supporting low-income families to afford healthy food.

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Using 0% credit cards smartly

0% credit cards and balance transfer can be helpful if used smartly however problems can occur along the way

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