Year: 2022

Eddie Teddie is Skydiving for Charity

Hello friends, It’s your pal, Eddie, here. This month I am taking part in something really scary! I am doing a sponsored skydive to raise money for charity. If you don’t know what a skydive is, it’s when you jump out of an aeroplane. You free fall for 40 seconds, reaching speeds of 120mph, then…

Reducing Tax During Taxing Times

We’re sure it hasn’t escaped your notice but we have just experienced the largest increase in inflation since 1981 of 9.1%. We’re seeing soaring food and petrol prices and a massive 54% increase in the energy cap with another increase forecasted for October. It is, therefore, not surprising that many UK households are feeling worried…

Eddie Teddie and the Long Stratton U15 Football Team

Hello friends, At the beginning of this year, I went along to meet the Long Stratton U15 football team. You may remember me telling you that Face to Face Finance had sponsored the team for the season.  The season is now over and the team were having a presentation evening to celebrate. Mum, Dad and…
Improve Your Credit Score

How to Improve Your Credit Score

Consumer credit is at its highest growth rate since 2005 with the Bank of England reporting borrowings of over £1.4 billion in April alone. With the UK forecasted to borrow an additional £9 billion on credit cards over the next six months to survive the current cost-of-living crisis, we look at the importance of maintaining…
Impulsive Spending 30 Day Rule

Impulsive Spending: The 30 Day Rule

One of the challenges for many people when it comes to their finances is controlling how much they spend. It’s easy to fall in the trap of impulse buying, but it can quickly become a bad habit, making it harder to save money and even causing debt. We are here to share with you a…
Eddie Teddie Volunteering on St Kilda

Volunteering on St Kilda

Hello friends, I am lucky enough to get to go on a lot of amazing holidays and travel all over the world. One of my absolute favourite places to visit is St Kilda, a set of islands in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.   St Kilda is looked after by the National Trust of Scotland.…

3 Reasons Why Some Women Don’t Invest and Why Men Take More Risks

It has been proven in numerous financial reports that in comparison to men, women make excellent savers, paying more into cash ISAs than their counterparts. However, less are committed to investing their well-earned disposable income which could generate long term financial gains and stability in later life. A study from YouGov Omnibus reveals over 52%…

Save Your Pennies with Online Banking

We all know that we should be saving money but how often are you putting something aside? Whether you want to build your rainy-day fund or save for a big spend like your dream holiday or luxury kitchen extension, putting money away regularly is key.However, saving can be a bit of a challenge, especially with…
Eddie Teddie climbs Snowdon

Eddie Teddie Climbs Snowdon for Charity

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Hello again friends – Eddie here, If you have been reading my blog for a while you probably know how important I think it is to do things that help other people. This month I have been raising money for a local charity called Star Throwers. They help lots of people who are poorly with…