How to survive the kid’s summer holidays on a budget!

Summer holidays made easy! It's that time of year again, a whole 6 weeks of activities, food and entertainment needs to be thought out whilst your child's off from school for the summer holidays. The real worry however, can come from having to fund it all, from child care to family trips out. We're here to help you! Here are some activities and treats you can do with the kiddies this summer...

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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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10 money saving tips this Christmas!

Christmas can be an expensive and worrying time for many. It can be hard to keep track of how much you're spending and what your spending your money on over the festive period, with what seem like never ending lists of presents, food and decorations to buy all for one day! But don't get over whelmed by your expenses this December, we've got 10 money saving tips to help you this Christmas p...

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What type of spender are you?

Do you know what type of spender you are? We all know that one person who spends all their wages as soon as they've been paid, the friend that never wants to go to the pub and spend money on a few pints, and the one who annoyingly boasts about their win on the horse races. But do you know what type of a spender you are? Recognising your habits and attitudes towards spending money can really help...

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£10 Million worth of loans!

We did it! We hit the £10 million worth of loans! After keeping track of our figures each month and a close eye on the growing amount of our total loans, we finally reached £10 million worth of loans in operation. To congratulate and thank the lucky member who helped tip us over the £10 million mark, Sara, our CEO, visited Pete, who has been a member of Derbyshire Community Bank for a ...

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