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.


The wedding costs every bride-to-be should be aware of

Recently engaged or planning your wedding? A wedding day can be a big expense. We've highlighted a few bride-specific elements you might want to think about when you’re creating your budget.

Wedding costs every groom-to-be should be aware of

Being aware of wedding costs can help you plan and budget carefully for your big day. By managing your wedding costs effectively, it should help to prevent any unexpected surprises along the way.

What could getting engaged mean for your finances

There are a lot of things to consider before proposing. When it comes to getting married, it’s not just the wedding which can come at a cost. Getting engaged can be pricey too. We've outlined everything you need to know before you pop the question - including when to get engaged, how much you might look to spend on an engagement ring, and how to plan your perfect wedding.

Car top tips blog

Confessions of a car salesman: 10 of the most important things to know before buying a new or used car.

The ultimate guide to financing a used car

We’ve whittled it down to the 5 most common ways to finance a used car. Learn some of the pros and cons of each today with our ultimate guide to financing a used car.

The Ultimate Guide to Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation is a way in which you can combine some or all of your debts into one single monthly payment.

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...

5 Financial goals to set for the New Year

Looking forward to 2020 and beyond? Explore our 5 financial goals to set for the new year - and get financially focused.

Be careful something borrowed doesn’t make you blue

With the average cost of getting married on the rise, our research found that married couples typically underestimate the cost of tying the knot. By breaking with tradition, savvy couples are finding ways to cut costs and prioritise their spending.

The ultimate guide to financing your wedding

Getting married can be a costly affair when you start to add everything up. Our ultimate guide is the perfect place to find out not just the different types of costs you might be confronted with – but also the different options you could explore to help you pay for the big day.

10 ways to prepare financially for Christmas

Whilst the latest tech or even a brand new pair of socks are usually welcome Christmas gifts, debt and financial worries are certainly not. But unfortunately, once the excitement of Christmas is over that’s what some of us could face come January.

Finalists at the British Bank Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to have been recognised for not one, but two awards at the 2020 British Bank Awards. Shawbrook Bank were nominated for Best Personal Loan Provider and Best Specialist Mortgage Provider.