Mindwise recently launched their Mental Health and Money Advice Service in Northern Ireland. It is part of the Mental Health UK’s two year charity partnership with Lloyds Banking Group in Northern Ireland.
The British Retail Consortium reports that online shopping for non-food items, particularly fashion, has increased over the previous 6 years from 11% in 2012 to 24% in 2017. According to Barclaycard, over £7 billion returns annually could this be a phantom economy and we return more than we purchase
How often do you see or hear people talking about their inability to be able to afford something or going somewhere because of being strapped for cash? We now care more about our image than we do our finances. No one wants to admit they cannot afford to do something.
I would like comment on different loan products, which have affected the client’s I have met over the past eight years, by causing them concern, hardship and stress. It’s timely that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking to take action against high interest credit.