UNIVERSAL credit is the latest way that the government payout benefits to people across the UK. In a bid to make the whole process easier they have now made it possible to login online to check you account. Here's how you do it... How do you login to Universal Credit? You can now see your universal credit account online by logging into the government website. The page you need to head to is https://www.gov.uk/sign-in-universal-credit. You will be given a username and password when you've been accepted for a universal credit account. In order to access the service online you will need to enter them to sign in. What are the benefits to having an online account? Having an online account allows you to apply for an advance on your first payment and see you statement. The service also allows you to report a change in circumstances, add a note to your to-do list and see when your next payment will be. The page will also contain your Claimant Commitment which is what you agree to in … [Read more...] about How do you log in to Universal Credit and what are the benefits?
MATHEMATICIAN Alan Turing who helped win the Second World War has been revealed as the new face of the £50 note. But who is the scientist featured in the 2014 film The Imitation Game, and how did he shorten the war? Here's what we know about him. Who is the new face of the £50 note? It was announced on July 15, 2019, the new face of the £50 note will be Alan Turing. The new note will feature a photo of him taken in 1951 by Elliott & Fry, alongside a table of a mathematical formula which is widely credited as being the foundation for computer science.Turing's picture he is quoted as saying: "This is only a foretaste of what is to come, and only the shadow of what is going to be." The note will be made from polymer, the same material as other newer notes, including Sir Winston Churchill's £5 note and the Jane Austen £10. Polymer notes last around two and-a-half times longer than paper ones and are harder to counterfeit, according to the Bank of … [Read more...] about Who will be the face of the new £50 note?
CHILDREN'S savings accounts are probably the last thing most sleep-deprived parents will be thinking about, but it’s important to start putting a little cash away for your kids' future as early as you can. Here's what you need to know and a comparison of the best children's savings account in 2019 from regular savings accounts and easy-access options to Junior Isas. Mums and dads who get into the habit of saving for their kids on a regular basis will have built up a handy nest egg by the time their childnre leave school, according to Andrew Hagger from MoneyComms. Savings accounts for children work in a similar way to adult ones though interest rates tend to be higher. So if you want to start putting some of your hard-earned cash away, where should you be looking? GINCREDIBLE You can now get WKD pink gin - and it’s a bargain FINAL RECALL Whirlpool finally recalls 800,000 fire-risk tumble dryers TOY JOY B&M has slashed the price of toys to £5 in its clearance sale … [Read more...] about The 11 best children’s savings accounts to consider in 2019
EASTER brings a four-day weekend thanks to two bank holidays - but shoppers might be confused whether branches will be open. Here's our guide to Post Office opening times and Royal Mail deliveries over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. When are the Post Office's Easter opening time? Main Post Office branches are expected to be closed on Easter Monday, April 22. Some local Post Office branches are inside other shops like WH Smith and convenience stores. These shops may be open on the bank holidays, but Post Office counter services might be unavailable. It is best to check with your local branch, which can be found on the Post Office branch finder website. Will the Royal Mail deliver to my home over the Easter Bank Holiday? Royal Mail posties deliver letters and parcels six days a week, Monday to Saturday. They also collect from post boxes every day except Sunday. But there are no deliveries or collections on bank holidays. This means no deliveries or collections on Easter Monday, … [Read more...] about Post Office Easter 2019 opening hours – Royal Mail delivery and collection details for Easter Monday bank holiday
IF you're paying interest on your credit cards it could be costing you thousands of pounds unnecessarily. By switching to a 0 per cent card, you can avoid paying interest entirely and use the money you save to pay down your debts faster. Sounds easy - but the tricky part is finding out whether you're an eligible for a 0 per cent card - without damaging your credit score. Fortunately, Martin Lewis, the founder of MoneySavingExpert.com has created a quick two-minute test to show you which 0 per cent cards you're likely to qualify for. Even better, the eligibility checker uses something called a "soft search", which means that it won't affect your credit score. When you apply for a credit card, if you get rejected for any reason it often has a negative impact on your credit rating, making it harder to get accepted if you apply for credit in the future. A soft search takes details such as your income, address and marital status, and uses it to show you the likelihood of being accepted for … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis’ two minute test to see if you could SAVE hundreds of pounds a year on credit card bills