Covid-19 Update

As we enter our third week of National lockdown, I wanted to update and share information on what’s being done by SUF to support others who may benefit from some help. Don’t be afraid to ask a question  – There’s no barrier to anyone accessing Independent advice...

Stay Safe

I was listening to someone talking about Covid-19 and (again) the metaphor of War was being used. Little wonder with the lockdowns, the queuing, the rationing, the checkpoints and the war-talk of Presidents, Prime Ministers and prices. A war chest of loans is being...

Stressed-Out Finance

The reaction to pressure: Stress   All banks are themselves stress-tested, all lenders stress-test applicants and we’re all stressed-out to some degree or another.   The last thing we want to do when we’re under pressure is often that which needs the most...

Hitting The Goal With Finances

A small question with huge impact and rarely considered with science: How much can I borrow? The fact is, general laws apply to borrowing and lending and general preoccupations apply to business monitoring, property purchasing and implications in how we’re using our...

Data To Data

None of us get to see all the pieces of our data scattered around.   I was (after questioning someone’s CCJ and default assertions) informed ‘but a new loan means I won’t have bad credit’ and in the same week, given, I kid you not, ‘the computer says No…’ from a...