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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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.
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Getting your finances back on track

Lockdown has been tough and thrown many challenges our way. We’ve put together a few tips that could help you start to tackle your money worries during this uncertain period.
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My income has been reduced permanently and I’m worried I might not be able to meet my loan repayments. What options are available?

Our Consumer Lending Managing Director Paul Went provides guidance on what options are available if your income has been reduced permanently and you are worried you might not be able to meet your loan repayments.
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Will making an overpayment on my car loan affect my credit score?

Our Consumer managing director, Paul Went, answers a key question on making overpayments on outstanding car loans.
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Ten top wedding planning tips for tying the knot in 2021

This year’s wedding season was like no other and many couples will have desperately been looking for expert advice and guidance on what to do as Covid-19 began to threaten their big day. We spoke to Rianna Elizabeth to get her top wedding planning tips for anyone intending to tie the knot in 2021.
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Tips on how to stick to a budget when trying to save money

Looking for easy budgeting tips? Learn about managing money, sticking to a budget and reaching your savings goals in Shawbrook’s actionable guide.
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5 tips for planning a successful DIY home improvement project

Looking for DIY advice? Visit Shawbrook's helpful guide and discover 5 home improvement tips. Learn how to plan home renovation and finish your projects.
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Lower cost home improvements that still add value

Want to improve your home on a budget? Read our guide on affordable renovations and find out how you can improve your house for less.
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Are loan calculators accurate? Why Shawbrook doesn't use them

Can’t find a Shawbrook Bank loan calculator? That’s because we don’t use them. Find out why loan calculators can be misleading in our guide.
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How to deal with money worries during times of uncertainty

Want to know how to stress less about money? Read our advice on what to do when stressed about money. Find out how to ease money worries in our guide.