Family loan

Helping Families with our Family Loan We know life can be a bit of a struggle sometimes, so we've introduced our new family loan product, for anyone in receipt of child benefit. Borrow up to £500 – online applications only (new & existing members) To be eligible for our Family loan you must be: Be in receipt of Child Benefit and agree to have it paid into your Derbyshire Commun...

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A Matter of Life and Debt – Series 2

A Matter of Life and Debt - Series 2! The highly successful BBC series ‘A Matter of Life and Debt’ is returning to our screens for series 2  on Monday 19th November 2018, every week day for two weeks at 11 am. This uplifting and positive series highlights the important work carried out by credit unions up and down the country, as they help people find loans which enrich or change lives...

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Seasonal Saturday Surgery

Seasonal Saturday Surgery We are holding a seasonal Saturday surgery this weekend and for every Saturday up-to and including the 1st December, so that you can get help or advice for your seasonal needs.  Staff will be in store from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm every Saturday from now until the first Saturday in December.  Apply in store, drop off forms or just drop in for a chat.  ...

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Volunteers wanted in Derby City

We are currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers to act as Volunteer Community Credit Union Champions to help us to introduce Derbyshire Community Bank (DCB) (trading name for Erewash Credit Union) in Derby City. Community Credit Union Champions DCB has been running for about 12 years providing valuable support to its members, but far too often we come across people who have not hear...

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Top Prepaid Cash Cards

Top Prepaid Cash Cards Prepaid cash cards let you load cash on them and spend anywhere credit or debit cards are accepted. They're good to get if you're usually rejected for credit, or to give to your teens to help teach them how to spend responsibly. To find a prepaid cash card that suits you, search any of the comparison sites. As we no longer offer a prepaid cash card, we've looked ...

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Work not Worry

ABCUL has launched Work not Worry, a new campaign for social media which they have developed with support from Citi and in partnership with Alpha Communications.  The campaign aims to raise awareness of the benefits of partnerships with credit unions among employers and to help credit unions establish new relationships with employers in their area. The campaign will run for 4 weeks from Mo...

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A matter of life and debt

A Matter of Life and Debt needs you! The highly successful BBC series ‘A Matter of Life and Debt’ is returning to our screens in the autumn and the producers are looking for people to take part. This uplifting and positive series highlights the important work carried out by credit unions up and down the country, as they help people like yourself find loans to enrich or change your li...

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Half Term on a Budget

Psst, the May half term is almost upon us, but don’t fear you still have 4 days to get the most of the precious time you get with your children, whilst sticking to a budget. With thoughts now turning to how you could make this next week memorable, Derbyshire Community Bank has put together a list of events and activities to keep them busy, until you can finally cart them back to school on the...

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Debt consolidation loans

Debt consolidation loans are not the best option for everyone, so get some free, impartial advice first to see what options are available to you. Consolidating debts usually involves taking out one large loan to pay off lots of existing smaller debts. Most people do this to: reduce the interest rate on their debt; to bring down their monthly payment amount; or to reduce the n...

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