Can you apply for a loan in 2020?

You download the app and send us a message to open your account. Once that’s all set up you can apply for a loan. The process is seamless.

How to prepare for life after lockdown

As countries begin to ease lockdown measures, we start to imagine what the new normal will be. In many ways being apart has brought us together and shone a light on the people whose work keeps our society running. Coming out of lockdown means we have passed the peak. But what new challenges will we […]

We’ve got your camping costs covered

In our last blog post, we spoke about holidaymakers with cancelled summer plans looking for getaways closer to home. The nice spell of sunshine we have had seems to have inspired a camping renaissance as a fresh wave of campers buy tents and make plans for when we can move around more freely. A lot you […]

Disappointed holiday makers become happy campers

With thousands of flights cancelled, Brits looking for a holiday are now turning to domestic tourism. It is no surprise that camping and holiday parks are proving to be appealing with their generously sized pitches spread over large, rural locations. Campsites have been one of the many types of business to take a hit during […]

Coping with financial anxiety

This post contains NO affiliate links – any advertisements are our own. Feel free to click any of them if they tickle your fancy, if not, enjoy the post.   What can start as a passing thought about paying the bills and how you’re going to stretch your budget for the month can lead many […]

Six things you should know living in lockdown

The whole country is now in living in lockdown. But what does this mean? How has it affected your plans? Will you be refunded for things you’ve missed out on? Are places still open? This blog explains few things and gives you useful information you may need for lockdown life. Some places are still open […]

Fog Lane Blog No 2

WOW… what a weekend! Last weekend, we were delighted to head to the seaside once again, for our annual WOW Weekend in Blackpool. Since merging the North West and Merseyside ABCUL Forums, our combined credit unions have enjoyed the hospitality of the Carousel Hotel for the eighth year running. We’re no stranger to blustery January […]

Mastering your finances in 2020

The end of January is upon us, and we’ve managed to make it to the end of the first month of the new year. Many of us will be glad to see the back of this month as it can seem like an age since the last payday. So without further ado, I’m going to […]

New Beginnings, renewed passion

Autumn 2019 I’ve been meaning to sit down and write my first blog for South Manchester Credit Union for a good while now, and as they say, there’s no time like the present. In our case, this is especially true, with the whole host of recent developments at our credit union. It’s certainly a time […]

1p Saving Challenge: Save £667.95 in a year! With free printable

Who’s up for the 1p Saving Challenge?   Skint Dad brought this saving tip to light and what a tip it is if it’s continued for an entire year! The challenge starts off by saving 1p on the first day, 2p on the second day, 3p on the third, and, well, you get the point. The […]