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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.

Manage debt with a prepaid Mastercard & current account

How our prepaid Mastercard® and current account can help those in debt

If you’re in debt, figuring out where to start to get back on your feet can be a challenge. Thankfully, even small changes can help you to rebuild your financial health and get out of debt. Our prepaid Mastercard® and current account is a great debt reduction tool that can help you to get back on your feet. Take a look below at all the ways an icount prepaid Mastercard® could help you!

Best budgeting apps

The best budgeting apps for taking care of your finances in 2018

With the new year almost upon us, it’s time to think about how you’ll be changing your financial habits in 2018. If you’ve been putting off creating a monthly budget or you’re looking for new ways to save money, the new year provides the perfect opportunity to achieve your financial goals.

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.

Money management failure

Could prepaid cards be the solution to money management failure?

People who are finding it difficult to manage their money are unable to spend on luxury items, such as going on holiday, it has been claimed.

The volatile economic climate in recent years has left consumers worried about money and more reluctant to spend. Research has shown that many people are concerned about finances and as a result, they are sacrificing spending on luxury goods such as holidays.