News & Guides

Shawbrook Bank is an innovative business, and we’re refining and introducing new products all the time. You’ll find all our latest news here, together with a number of helpful guides to financial matters.

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How to Get a Car Loan

Considering a car loan for a new or used vehicle? We explain how to get a car loan and outline the difference between secured and unsecured car loans.
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Why is budgeting important?

Unsure about the purpose of a budget? We explain why budgeting matters and the key benefits. Learn all about the importance of budgeting in our guide.
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Shawbrook awarded the Feefo Platinum Service Award

We've been awarded Feefo’s Platinum Trusted Service Award for another year running.
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The great financial divide: How will the pandemic impact your finances in 2021?

The start of the new year can be a great time to stop, reflect and consider what we would like to achieve in the months ahead. And after a year like no other, YouGov reported that one in five (19%) of us were setting resolutions for 2021 , with ‘saving money’ high on the list.
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Best money saving challenges to try in 2021

Looking for inspiration to save? We compile some of the best new year money saving challenges. Discover the right challenge for you in our guide.
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New year financial goals & tips to achieve them

Looking to put together some new year money resolutions? We’ve put together our top financial tips that will help you reach your goals.
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An insider's view on the smart way to shop for a second hand car

Sales of used cars are soaring in the UK as the effects of the pandemic alter many people’s daily travel routine. We spoke to sales executive, Ryan Tickler, to find out what potential buyers need to know before buying a used car.

5 financial tips to beat the January Blues

When the Christmas tree comes down, the fairy lights get packed up back in the attic and the kids start heading back to school - you know it’s that time of year again...
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5 tips for avoiding Christmas stress

Hoping for a stress-free Christmas? We’ve put together 5 practical tips to avoid holiday stress for this festive season and years to come. Visit our guide.
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Making the most of your money

Our MoneySure campaign is designed to help you take more control of your finances, whatever your current situation. If you’ve already cut your spending, or perhaps want to manage your money better, here are our top five tips for making the most of your money.
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7 home energy saving tips that will help winter-proof your house

Looking for ways to save heat energy in your home? Visit our guide for 7 top tips to save energy and money this winter.
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Tips to protect your money from COVID scammers

As we spend more time at home, online safety is more important than ever. The coronavirus pandemic has seen a rise in Covid-19 related scams as scammers use the current situation to try and con people out of their money. We've put together some best practices to help you stay vigilant.