Lowell's blog

We share our knowledge on all things debt and Lowell-related to help put you in control of your finances

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How many Brits fall victim to card fraud?

Our new research shows that one in five Brits have been exposed to payment card fraud, as well as top tips for how to spot fraudsters and protect yourself.

Libby Davies
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How our new Customer Panel helps Lowell customers

We’re always looking for ways to improve your experience. Discover everything there is to know about the Customer Panel, and how it helps customers like you.

Libby Davies
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How to create a budget and manage your money

Discover Lowell's guide to budgeting, using our budget calculator and top tips for budgeting, to help you get control of your finances and clear your debt.

Libby Davies
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Does the UK have a financial confidence problem?

Lowell's new research shows a third of Brits aren't confident about their finances. Find out the most confusing financial terms that Brits aren't sure about.

Libby Davies
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The financial tips we wish we'd learned as a child

We look at budgeting tips that we wish we’d learned as a child, and how to teach your child the value of money.

Libby Davies
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Credit score myths

Do you know what affects your credit score? Our survey reveals misconceptions Brits believe about their credit.

Libby Davies
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How do we support our customers' mental health?

A guide to how we can help if you’re going through a hard time.

Libby Davies
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Hidden Debt – why we don’t talk about our debt problems

At Lowell, we understand that debt can make you feel worried or stressed. We want to remove the stigma of debt and encourage people to talk about their finances, especially with loved ones.

Sarah-Louise Brown
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International Day of Happiness: See what our customers have to say

Talking about debt can be difficult and thinking about settling your debts can sometimes make you feel overwhelmed. But at Lowell, we believe that it should be simple and affordable for you to become debt-free.

Sarah-Louise Brown
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COVID-19 and debt: the impact on children’s mental health

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to cause additional financial pressure on UK households, it sadly comes as no surprise that this is having a direct impact on families’ mental health, and specifically, a rise in anxiety in children.

Sarah-Louise Brown
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Time to Talk: How to speak to a loved one about debt

It can be hard to talk about mental health - that's why Lowell supports Time to Talk Day. Read our guide on how to talk about debt and mental health.

Emma Sams
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January Blues: Affording January 2021

Our new report reveals that this January may be more difficult than usual, with 39% of households facing financial issues due to the impact of COVID-19.

Emma Sams
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Blue Monday: Improve your wellbeing

We take a look at Blue Monday, with suggestions on how to help your mental wellbeing and how we can support and work with you during this time of year.

Emma Sams
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Myth: Lowell is a scam artist

We bust the myth that Lowell is a scam artist. Read about how we're a legitimate company that’s authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. Discover our positive reviews and how we work with our customers.

Emma Sams
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Calculations to consider for your 2021 budget

When planning for 2021, you’ll need to take into account the financial changes and challenges of 2020. Lowell are here to help you create an accurate 2021 budget.

Emma Sams
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Coronavirus leading to financial pressure for Christmas 2020

Find out about the impact that Coronavirus could have on financial pressure for households at Christmas time, and the help and support you can access this year.

Emma Sams
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Brits would rather talk about sex, relationships and politics than debt

Our survey shows that most Brits don’t want to talk about debt with other people, but new research reveals that speaking about debt can actually be beneficial

Emma Sams
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Can Lowell support me during Coronavirus?

As always, we’re here to support our customers, especially during this difficult time. Find out how we can help you with your debt with extra time, more flexibility and additional support.

Neil Costello
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How to improve your credit score

What is a credit score? Read our helpful guide for information on good credit scores, how to check yours, and tips on how to improve it.

Darren Yates
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How can I manage my Lowell account online?

Managing your Lowell account online is easier than ever. Take a look at some examples of what your online account will look like.

Emma Sams
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Budget calculator: Will Lowell force me to pay the money I have left over?

Some customers believe Lowell will make them pay their remaining money towards their debt, but we explain how we'll really work with you.

Emma Sams
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Welcome to our blog

Debt can be scary, confusing and unclear. Learn how our new blog is here to share our knowledge and help keep you informed and in control.

Neil Costello
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