Even if you’ve only just started thinking about buying your first house, you’ll know that it’s going to be expensive. But to help you plan ahead and avoid nasty surprises, it’s good to know more about the costs that are involved.
22 August 2017
Nothing makes us happier than making our members happy. And this year everyone’s smiling. Our customer satisfaction survey revealed that 97% of our members were either ‘very satisfied’ or ‘satisfied’ with our overall service in 2016.
14 July 2017
So, you’ve started thinking about buying your first house. You’re feeling daunted, your brain is refusing to compute the number of zeros involved and you keep coming across made-up sounding words like ‘conveyancing’ and ‘gazump’.
13 July 2017
The new Lifetime ISA, due to launch in April - could be the only hope for many young people of getting enough money together to buy their first home.
29 June 2017
Whether you need to entertain the children/ grandchildren or are looking to occupy the whole family on a staycation, here are some ideas that provide lots of entertainment for little money.
19 June 2017
When the sun (hopefully) starts shining, we all love a summer gathering with friends and family. But if, like us, you’ve found that being the host can often result in spending much more than you’d expect, try some of our tips for a fun but cost-conscious BBQ…
30 May 2017
With weak exchange rates reducing the amount of spending money you'll get abroad, foreign holidays may just seem a distant dream. But a little forward planning can help make your pound go even further…
16 May 2017
Whatever dreams and experiences we hope to achieve, chances are, most of them will need money to fulfil them ...
02 May 2017
Save for a new boiler, or just go somewhere hot?
When you wake up in the morning and you can see your breath, you know something is wrong. Sending an exploratory toe out from under the duvet to investigate only confirms the worst.
27 April 2017
We are pleased to announce that the results of a customer satisfaction survey conducted by RedArc, who provide our Foresters Care benefit, have reinforced the value this service adds to our members, as part of the Foresters Extras benefits package.
19 April 2017
That clunk on the spin-cycle has been nagging at you for a while now. Every time you put on a big load you get a little reminder that the washing machine’s days, like its dials, are numbered.
12 April 2017
Kids today. Really.
Remember when you were at school? You never had computers – actually, you were lucky to have a calculator. And as for school trips; a coach outing to the nearest zoo was about as exotic as it ever got.
07 April 2017
Why not let us treat your mum to flowers on Mother’s Day? Take part in our free prize draw for a chance to win a bouquet of flowers sent on your behalf to a specified UK address.
13 March 2017
Follow these 6 simple tips to identify where you can save money and how you can make those savings work harder for you:
15 February 2017
There are few things more satisfying than a savings plan. Let’s face it, we’ve all got future goals. From the little things we’ve always promised ourselves to the landmark life events we need to plan ahead for.
10 February 2017
We all dream about wanting more in life – it’s part of the human condition. The good news is, with a bit of effort and a strategic approach to saving, these dreams could become a reality.
25 January 2017
Saving more money is one of our top five New Year’s resolutions (tussling with diet and fitness-related promises hold the number one spot).
25 January 2017
No more excuses! Find out how to stick to your guns this January with psychologists Jessica Chivers and Cliff Arnall
22 January 2017
Simple savings tips for every month, to help you make 2017 the year you spend less and save more!
08 January 2017
Finding the thought of house deposits or future pension prospects daunting? Looking for ways to save for your future or that of your kids?
The new Lifetime ISA or LISA, announced by the government in the 2016 Budget, could be the answer you are looking for.
03 January 2017