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Is the UK struggling to keep up with rent and mortgage payments?

Whether you live in a rental property or have taken the plunge and purchased your own home, like the vast majority of UK adults, you will typically have to fork out a rather hefty payment every month to cover the cost of your rent or mortgage. Unlike the more luxury monthly payments, such as TV subscriptions and gym memberships, keeping up with your rent or mortgage payments means having a roof over your head and a place to call your home.

5 people to benefit from prepaid cards

5 people our prepaid card and current account is great for and why

The icount current account and prepaid Mastercard®️ is a great, flexible finance tool that can help you to keep on top of your finances in a whole range of situations. If you’re wondering ‘what are prepaid cards good for?’, carry on reading to find out about just some of the situations where an icount prepaid Mastercard®️ can help you.

What borrowers need to be doing to avoid a financial crisis

It’s been 10 years since the credit crunch of 2007 that sparked a 5-year recession and a global financial crisis. Yet whilst things appeared to be on the up for a few years, it seems that the UK are at risk of another downfall, due to the levels of personal loans that are being taken advantage of.