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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Guides

Being turned down for a loan, despite having good credit

Refused a loan? Even if you have an excellent credit score, you may be refused credit. Learn why lenders might decline a loan and what you can do next.
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Guides

What is debt consolidation?

Debt consolidation is a process that helps you merge existing debts into one loan. This can simplify repayments and make budgeting easier. Learn more here.
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Blog

Things to know before getting a personal loan

Considering taking out a personal loan? We walk you through the pros and cons of borrowing money, and whether it’s the right choice for you, in our guide.
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Tips

5 financial tips to help beat money blues

It can be tough to get back to ‘normality’ after the Christmas period. By managing your finances, you can plan for the year ahead. Sally Conway shares her useful tips for tackling your finances head on.
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Tips

New year finances: Money makeover tips for 2022

New year, new money goals? If you’re looking to give your finances a makeover this year, Sally Conway gives her five top tips to get you started.
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Best money saving challenges to try in 2022

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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Different 1p Saving Challenges to Try in 2022

Ready to start saving in 2022? Find out more about the 1p saving challenge, its benefits, and how to easily adapt it to suit the whole family.
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Tips

How to pay off debt

Want to know how to pay off debt? Read our guide on the tips and methods you need to reduce your debt and start your journey to becoming debt free.
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Blog

Wedding wisdom for couples planning their big day

Our latest research reveals married couple’s top wedding regrets to help newly engaged couples planning for their big day. From picking the wrong outfit to paying too much for a rubbish band, we reveal what they would have done differently.
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Tips

How to save for a wedding

Saving for a wedding? There’s lots to consider when it comes to financing your big day. Check out our top tips on how to save for a wedding.
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Blog

Wedding traditions in the UK

Why do we embrace British wedding traditions? From wedding cake to a wedding scramble, discover the origins of popular wedding traditions in the UK.
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Blog

Wedding ideas on a budget

With the average UK wedding costing £30,000, we have the lowdown on how to save money on your wedding while still having the big day of your dreams.