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Sandy Kenrick

Sandy got a headstart in finance by working in the small business division at a bank. This also happens to be where she cultivated a deep and enduring love for businesses, startups, and financial fitness. Her love for the written word stole her away from business plans and income statements, and now, she likes nothing better than a hot cup of coffee and an intriguing angle. Her work has appeared in Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, and I Will Teach You To Be Rich.

Rebuilding your credit score post pandemic

Rebuilding your credit score after the pandemic may seem all uphill. We have some fast and reliable methods to help you boost your score.... More »

Managing and planning for business risks

Business risk is inevitable due to the ever-evolving nature of world markets and political landscapes. Prepare by setting up a risk management plan. More »

4 Startup funding opportunities for women

Startup funding opportunities for women extend beyond just the capital to get a startup off the ground. It also provides possible mentorship. More »

Can I get rich off penny stocks?

Penny stocks are often touted as a way to get rich quick. While this might be true for some investors, it goes without saying... More »

7 things you can learn from day trading

Day trading is ideal for those who have the time and strategy to run a successful trading day. Learn some vital lessons about this... More »

What is a good credit score?

Knowing what a good credit score looks like is a key step in managing your finances and applying for long-term borrowing. More »

4 Covid-proof ideas for small businesses

Covid-proof businesses are not just those that provide hand sanitisers and face masks. They're the businesses that innovate and adapt. More »

County court judgements reach a record high: why, and what next?

County court judgements are up, yet average values of the judgements are dropping. Find out why, and what consumers can do. More »

Avoid this double threat to your car insurance premium!

Your car insurance premium is calculated using a risk rating, and your tyre thread is a double culprit in the way your risk is... More »

Is the Monzo Premium card right for me?

Monzo Premium is a white metal card with a long list of benefits including a range of insurances. But is it worth its hefty... More »

How to negotiate your salary: 6 easy tips

Knowing how to negotiate your salary is a vital skill to ensure you stay on top of your game, and on top of your... More »

5 common loan scams and how to spot a legitimate company

Common loan scams can do quite a number on your finances and possibly even dent your credit score. Know a legitimate lender from a... More »

The advantages and disadvantages of bank loans for small businesses

Bank loans for small businesses can be tricky to navigate unless you know what to expect and whether the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. More »

4 tips to pay off your car loan faster

Create some wiggle room in your budget or access to a lump sum of cash for a car loan payoff. Find out which option... More »

How much life insurance do I need?

If people depend on you to maintain a certain lifestyle, it’s important to consider life cover. Life insurance provides your beneficiaries with enough funds... More »

When an unsecured business loan is right for you

When you’re in business, you soon start noticing that cash flow plays a fundamental role in keeping everything going. At times, you may need... More »

Fun and easy ways to make money as a kid

I remember my first entrepreneur day at school. My 10-year-old mind was filled with creative ideas to make a stack of cash. £10 to... More »

Personal finance blogs you don’t want to miss

Whether you’re testing the waters of online trading or simply need a way to save on your household expenses, a number of personal finance... More »

How zero-based budgeting can transform your personal finances

Zero-based budgeting is one of the simplest forms of budgeting, in which you plan where your money will go before it comes into your account.... More »

The 4 best budgeting apps and calculators

If budgeting is the easiest thing you can do to get on top of your finances, then why aren’t we all doing it? It’s... More »