With the cost of living crisis forcing people to reduce their outgoings, we've compiled some advice to help you reduce your water usage and water bills.
With the cost of living continuing to rise and a significant number of Brits living with debt, many people are considering a debt consolidation loan. So what exactly is one?
Discover our top tips for saving for your children’s future so you can provide your children with a nest egg to ease their future financial pressure.
May is National Walking Month so we're looking at why walking is one of the UK's favourite pastimes and checking out some of Yorkshire's top walks.
With the Queen's Platinum Jubilee approaching, here are our top tips for hosting the perfect event for your friends, family and neighbours.
Make the most of your outdoor space with our top gardening tips and get your yard ready for the summer.
Discover some of the best family days out for the Easter weekend. From egg hunts to walks and alternative activities, find out more here.
April is Stress Awareness Month, so we're looking at some of the best ways to keep calm as the cost of living increases.
In need of some last-minute gift ideas for Mother's Day? We've got you covered with this handy guide.
Following the announcement of the 2022 Spring Statement, we take a look at what it means for our members.
As the UK faces record high energy prices and bills, we've gathered some top-tips to help households reduce their energy consumption.
With the new season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to give your finances a good spring clean and a boost for the rest of the year.
Here we’ve rounded up the best places in Leeds to go for some tasty pastry.
If you're thinking about buying a used car for your family, these are some of the best second-hand family cars to consider right now.
If you’re looking to get another car, ahead of the release of new plates is the ideal time to pick up a used bargain. Find out how with these useful tips.
Take the stress out of planning half term activities with our guide to the UK's best and most affordable day trips and staycations.
Valentine's Day is here again but instead of spoiling your partner this year, why not give your finances some TLC instead?
Treat your partner without breaking the bank this Valentine's Day with our guide to the best budget date night ideas in Leeds.
To celebrate Chinese New Year, we're taking a look at the finest Chinese restaurants the Leeds area has to offer.
The start of a new year is the perfect time to reassess your financial wellbeing. Here, we show you how to do it.
Here we’re taking a look at the best ways to use less energy and reduce your household bills this year.
Take control of your finances in 2022 with our money-saving hints and tips, the perfect New Year financial resolutions.
No sooner have the Boxing Day sales ended then the January sales get underway. Here are our tips for picking up a bargain to welcome in 2022.
With December 25th just over a week away, it's time for part two of our roundup of the best pre-Christmas deals.
If your New Year's resolution is to take control of your finances, our hints and tips are here to help make 2022 better for your money.
With most people having a few days off over the coming weeks, we've taken a look at some of the best day trips Yorkshire has to offer this Christmas.
With Christmas 2021 just around the corner, we're taking a look at the best deals currently being offered by retailers.
After another difficult year, everybody's looking forward to an enjoyable Christmas, but can you make the holiday more affordable? We take a look.
Looking for the best online Black Friday 2021 deals? Check out these examples we’ve found from popular online retailer Amazon.
There are great Black Friday 2021 deals to be had on children’s toys. We’ve listed a few of the best to make your search easier.
In the next of our best Black Friday deals pieces, we’ve listed some of the best Black Friday 2021 clothes deals. Take a look here.
In the next of our best Black Friday offers pieces, we’ve listed some of the best Black Friday 2021 homeware deals. Take a look here.
As Black Friday 2021 gets closer, we're taking a look at the best tech and electronic bargains available right now.
With Black Friday 2021 nearly here, we've prepared some advice on increasing your chances of grabbing a bargain.
To celebrate Talk Money Week 2021, we're looking at the benefits of talking openly about our finances.
Bonfire Night 2021 is nearly here again so we've rounded up the best displays and events for you to enjoy this year in Leeds.
With International Stress Awareness Week underway, we're putting the causes of financial stress under the spotlight and explaining how you can reduce them.
With not long to go until Christmas, it's time to start budgeting for the big day. Here's what you need to do.
Continuing our celebration of International Credit Union Day, this week we're looking at the reasons why credit unions are so popular.
To celebrate International Credit Union Day, we're taking a look at the history of credit unions.
National Curry Week is here again so we've rounded up some of our favourite local curry houses for you to try.
With the petrol shortage continuing to wreak havoc on the nation's forecourts, is now the right time to invest in an electric car? We take a look here.
With the price of gas soaring in recent weeks, we're sharing some expert advice on what to do next.
With Bike to School Week about to take place, we've compiled a list of the benefits of cycling and how we can help you secure the bike you really want.
As Recycle week gets underway we've taken a look at the financial benefits of recycling and how you can get involved.
Summer may nearly be over but there's no reason you can't still enjoy a holiday. We've taken a look at the latest travel rules for popular European destinations.
To run alongside Heritage Open Days week, we've chosen a few of Yorkshire's best spots for you to explore.
To celebrate the summer Bank Holiday on Monday, we've taken a look at some of the best day trips Yorkshire has to offer.
Now the summer holidays are nearly over, it's time to start planning for the kids' return to school.
With wedding season in full swing, we've taken a look at ways to make your wedding day less expensive.
With second-hand car sales rising, we've put together a list of tips you can use to help you when purchasing a used car.
To celebrate National Allotment Week, we've rounded up some top tips to make your garden a summer sensation without costing the earth.
In honour of Yorkshire Day on August 1st, enjoy our round-up of the best places in the region to visit.
To celebrate the Olympics, we're looking at seven tips for gold medal level financing.
Whether you prefer yours sugary, jammy or even vegan, we've rounded up the best doughnut shops in and around Leeds for National Donut Week!
Now summer's here, we've rounded up the best BBQs and BBQ accessories to make your garden parties sizzle.
To celebrate National Picnic Week, we've taken a look at the best picnic sites in and around Yorkshire for you to enjoy.
Stuck for a gift idea for Father’s Day? Check out our pick of the perfect presents for dads this Father's Day.
With the EUROs here, many of us want to make sure you are able to watch the action in the best way possible, with our list of some of the best TV deals around.
The closure of Provident Financial means there is an opportunity to reform the loan market and protect the financially vulnerable.
In honour of National Fish & Chip Day, we've taken a look at the best fish & chip outlets in the Leeds area.
Check out our top tips for giving your home a spring clean without having to break the bank on replacing your furnishings.
Tips on how LCU’s members can improve their gardens and greenspaces, now the weather has improved and how we can help.
Due to government restrictions it will be unlikely to have a holiday abroad, so we have listed some of the best spots in the UK.
As we enter the next step of lockdown easing, we have decided to help our LCU members with a list of the top things that are reopening across Leeds and Yorkshire.
Discover the best places across Leeds and Yorkshire where you can enjoy a brisk walk over the Easter Weekend.
Top tips for how you can make improvements to your home and advice on how our loans can help make them affordable.
As we head towards the easing of lockdown restrictions, here’s what you can look forward to with each step of the Government’s plan to return to normality.
We’ve put together a list of Mother's Day gift ideas that we know your mum will love - even with lockdown restrictions in place you can still get something special!
This post covers a brief explanation of what the Chancellor’s recent Budget announcement involves and what it could mean for Leeds Credit Union's members this year.
A checklist of what Leeds Credit Union members and those in the area will need to do as our children prepare to they return to the classroom following lockdown.
This post explains some of the common Coronavirus scams going around right now and offers advice on how to avoid them and stay safe.
Find out how you can look to achieve your financial goals by using our list of useful tips and advice.
2021 has already started with its own challenges, both mental and financial, causing undue stress for many of us. So we’ve compiled a list of stress relief tips to help make this situation more manageable.
With the recent lockdown and the financial uncertainty it brings, we have put together a list of money saving tips that can help you through this and stay on track.
To celebrate Energy Saving Week 2021, we have created a list of five simple ways you can save energy at home.
During the lockdown many of us will of course be at home working or looking after young
children. However, following the lockdowns of 2020, you may have noticed your energy bills
So we have come up with five simple ways you can begin to save energy to help you reduce
Find out how financial and mental wellbeing often go hand in hand and learn
some useful approaches for managing both of these important parts of your life.
With office Christmas parties moving online this festive season, we’ve compiled a list of alternative ways to enjoy a classic Christmas knees up, digitally.
If you’re struggling to think of some Christmas gift ideas for men, here is a list of some of the best gifts for him with all budgets considered.
It can be difficult to figure out exactly what to get your kids for Christmas, so we have compiled a list of bargains just in time to beat the Christmas rush.
Here are five ideas for great Christmas gifts for her all for under £30, also find out how our Christmas loans can help you this festive season.
Electronics to perfumes, discover some of the best Black Friday deals and
find out how Leeds Credit Union can help you make the most of this sales event.
In this guide we explain what exactly Black Friday and Cyber Monday is, how to
get the best deals on the day and how Leeds Credit Union can help out!
With everyone more likely to be shopping online this winter due to the COVID-19
pandemic, we’ve produced a post full of advice on how to shop online safely and
general online shopping advice.
Christmas isn’t far away, so now is a great time to start budgeting. From saving
money on presents, food and decorations to additional financial support from Leeds
Credit Union, here’s our top Xmas budgeting tips and advice.
Due to the pandemic all public firework displays taking place across the area this
year are cancelled. So with many of us celebrating at home instead, we’ve put
together a list of safety tips so you can have a fun and safe Bonfire Night!
When it comes to your finances, making a budget is one of the best ways to manage your money, but unfortunately, a lot of people are reluctant to actually make one.
Half term has arrived so we’ve put together a list of things you can do from your
own home to enjoy some real quality family time.
Take a look at our Amazon Prime Day blog post where we’ve explained how to
spot the best deals, fake reviews and to keep a look out for dangerous products.
National Curry Week 2020 is here and to celebrate we have put together a list of
some of the best curry houses across Leeds, as rated by Tripadvisor!
For National Bike to School Week 2020 Leeds Credit Union is encouraging all
families and school kids to get involved and enjoy the health benefits of cycling to
To celebrate National Recycle Week 2020, we have compiled a list of easy
recycling tips for our members to try which will help the environment in the long run.
Leeds United are back in the Premier League so we’ve put together a list of the best places to watch them in town - from pubs and sports bars to hidden gems across the city.
With kids everywhere going back to school after lockdown, we’ve put together a checklist that covers what every child will need and what parents need to consider.
It’s National Payroll Week and to celebrate we wanted to share with you some of the fabulous
payroll services Leeds Credit Union has to offer and our work with MONEY4U.
As part of providing ideas for cheap activities to keep the whole family busy we’ve put together a selection of some of the best walking routes in Yorkshire to celebrate Yorkshire Day 2020
As part of our Yorkshire Day celebrations we thought we would share with you our top five destinations to visit in Yorkshire.
Find out our top ten best facts about Yorkshire, in celebration of Yorkshire Day 2020.
We strongly believe in supporting the local business economy As Leeds’ pubs and bars are slowly beginning to open, we thought we would list some of the best that our fair city has to offer from value for money to popular spots to enjoy a pleasant drink or even gastro pubs with restaurants to treat yourself.
In our Father’s Day gift guide, we have put together a list of perfect gifts ideas you can pick up online, in-store or even make yourself at home!
In this post, we explore the reasons why budgeting is important for your bank account and your peace of mind and provide useful budgeting advice.
This guide explains how to cut bill costs this summer. Find out how better weather can be used to your advantage to help you save.
This Friday 8th May marks VE Day, where we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of fighting in Europe during World War 2 and it also happens to be the May Bank Holiday - making it the perfect day for a household celebration.
There are plenty of things you can do during lockdown to celebrate; a picnic in the garden, indulge in afternoon tea or simply decorating the house with flags and bunting. Keep reading for food, decor and activity ideas for this very special lockdown VE Day celebration!
Doorstep lenders, loan sharks and even ‘home credit providers’ as they are sometimes known, are infamous for their extortionate interest rates and exploitative selling tactics that can often leave vulnerable customers paying back large amounts, even for small loans.
With many of us currently at home with a bit more time on our hands, it is the perfect chance to start looking at ways to improve our humble abode.
So to point you in the right direction, we’ve put together a list of some of our tips and tricks for home improvement, when to do them and how to budget for them!
Find out about potential coronavirus (Covid-19) scams, how they could affect you, and how to protect yourself.
A major event like Coronavirus can initiate new types of scam activity. You may have already seen reports of fraudulent activity around the sale of face masks and hand sanitiser.
Your credit score is an assessment by a particular lender of how much of a credit risk you are. Credit scores are used by banks and lenders to determine whether they will lend to you and at what interest rate.
Here are ten top tips to improve your credit score
Many of us are now spending more time at home, and for those of us with children finding ways to keep them entertained is essential. To help, we’ve compiled a list of fun and educational activities that you can do with the kids to keep their minds active!
Our top tips to keep the kids happy this half term
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and it is more expensive than ever to visit a fancy restaurant, buy a gift or even visit the florist. Here at Leeds Credit Union, we don’t believe you can put a price on love, so we have put together a list of Valentine’s Day ideas that won’t break the bank…
Christmas is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to start planning what to get the women in your life. But there’s no need to panic, Leeds Credit Union have got you covered - we have compiled a list of popular gifts you can pick up for under £30…
This time last year I was feeling a bit sick. Fulfilling my daughter’s Christmas wish list seemed like a very expensive, impossible task.The feeling of dread started creeping up on me in late September. During October I tried to squirrel away spare pennies but by November the fund was looking bleak and I was feeling a bit like Tiny Tim. In the final hour I managed to out source the big requests to generous grandparents. Christmas was delivered on a shoe string
Christmas will be here before you know it, so it’s the perfect time to get a gift for the men in your life. Don’t waste your time worrying about what to get them, we have compiled a list of some of the best gifts for men this festive season…
With Christmas just around the corner, now’s the time to start planning. The shops are already playing Christmas music and gifts are flying off the shelves. It can be difficult to figure out exactly what to get your loved ones, so we have compiled a list of gifts that your kids will love for under £25…
Autumn is here, and Bonfire Night is just around the corner. Buying your own fireworks can be an expensive way of seeing your money going up in smoke, so Leeds Credit Union has looked into some of the best public displays across the region…
A recent study from research group Mintel has calculated the cost of sending a child back to school - with parents spending an average of £134 on uniform and shoes alone. 1 in 6 families even go without essentials to cover Back to School bills.
To celebrate Yorkshire Day 2019 we have compiled 10 brilliant facts about God’s Own Country. Av’ a gander at these and see what you think!
Summer is here and school is nearly finished so it’s the perfect chance to spend some quality time with your family in a sunny destination! Here at Leeds Credit Union, we have picked out some of the best destinations for families to enjoy the warmer months…
Christmas can be such an expensive time of year with the average Christmas now costing £821.25 per household.
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