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Welcome to PayPlan’s debt advice blog!

The PayPlan Blog is a vibrant social space to chat, share tips and pick up new ideas to live well on a budget. From free things to do with your kids this weekend to a big meal on a small budget, we’ll be sharing all of our ideas with you. And most importantly – we want you to share your top tips with us!

So, what are you waiting for? Come in, make yourself comfortable, grab yourself a cuppa and get involved in the chat.

News and Stories 13 Oct 2022

Helping you prepare for rising interest rates

Interest rates can have an impact on a wide range of areas including mortgages, borrowing, pensions and savings. The Bank of England sets the bank rate (or ‘base rate’) for the UK, which is currently 2.25%.

Industry News 7 Sep 2022

Everything you need to know about Cost-of-Living payments

Millions of households across the UK are to benefit from a one-off government payment of £650 to help with the rising cost of living. The payment aims to support almost eight million vulnerable households across the UK as part of…

Living in Debt 5 Sep 2022

Everything you need to know about loan sharks

With price increases on everything from fuel to food making it increasingly tough for households to make ends meet, unlicensed lenders are stepping in, offering loans to the desperate at astronomical interest rates.

Money Management 26 Aug 2022

Understanding your gas or electricity bill

We know making sense of gas and electricity bills and statements can be difficult, especially when you’re already feeling concerned about price rises. We’ve pulled together some information on what you can expect to see within a typical bill.

Money Management 19 Aug 2022

Coming to terms with rising energy prices

We know the April energy price cap rise was extremely worrying for many people, and with rises in October and January expected, things may seem worrying, so it’s important you know where to turn ahead of the changes.

Money Saving Ideas 10 Aug 2022

Ten tips to help you get through the summer on a budget!

The summer can be a stressful time – but there are ways to enjoy yourself on a budget, even during a cost-of-living crisis. Whether it’s a day out in the sun or a rainy day at home inside, with a…

Industry News 29 Jul 2022

PayPlan nominated for three Consumer Credit awards!

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted as finalist in three categories at this year’s Consumer Credit Awards. Voted for by our clients, we’re now finalists in the following areas: Best Financial Support Provider, Firm of the Year and…

Industry News 13 Jul 2022

Everything you need to know about TV licensing

TV licences are an essential cost for most of Britain’s households and, with living costs on the rise, it’s important to make sure you’re on a payment plan that works for you and to check to see whether you’re eligible…

Industry News 1 Jun 2022

How is the cost-of-living crisis affecting the debt world?

The cost of living has been increasing across the UK since early 2021 and, in April 2022, inflation reached its highest recorded level. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) estimates it is now higher than at any time since around…

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