Spring Statement 2018: What Was Said and How Does It Affect You?

Spring Statement
 
Published: 22/03/2018 and written by Leanne Sherman

Last week saw Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, deliver his first Spring Statement. Changes in 2017 meant what was previously known as the Autumn Statement would become the Autumn Budget, and the Spring Budget […]

The Suffragettes: 100 Years on since the Fight for Women’s Suffrage

suffragettes
 
Published: 14/02/2018 and written by Leanne Sherman

2018 marks quite an historic year for the UK, as we celebrate 100 years since some women were given the right to vote. A lot has happened over the last century, and many women around […]

2018: What to Expect from the Year Ahead and What Happened in 2017

2018
 
Published: 05/01/2018 and written by Leanne Sherman

2017 was the year of change, with protests and movements happening across the world. There were protests against the Trump Administration, protests against the US travel ban, the #MeToo movement which stormed social media, women […]

Cyber Monday: What Is It and How Far Will the ‘Black Friday’ Craze Go?

Cyber Monday
 
Published: 27/11/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

If you missed out on some of the Black Friday deals at the weekend, fear not as Cyber Monday is here. With yet even more deals and discounts on offer, there are plenty of savings […]

The Berlin Wall: How its Rise and Fall Affected the German Economy

berlin wall
 
Published: 08/11/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

After 28 years, the fall of the Berlin Wall is still a topic of conversation for many. After Trump proposed to build a wall separating the US and Mexico, the history of the Berlin Wall […]

Millenials: How Do They Compare to the Generations before Them?

 
Published: 23/10/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

If you listen to the news or read the papers at all, you’re likely to be faced with a whole heap of jargon and terms being bandied around which tend to make little to no […]

Mortgage vs. Renting: Which Option Is Best for You?

 
Published: 04/10/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

The UK housing crisis is one which seems to currently affect many people of all ages across the country. The hope of buying a home is a long and distant dream for many, and flatshares […]

Great British Bake Off: 30 Instagram Bakes to Get You Ready for GBBO

great british bake off
 
Published: 27/08/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

The Great British Bake Off is one of the most anticipated TV series of the year (after Game of Thrones, of course) and this year is even more important than ever. After the BBC failed […]

Wonga, Moolah, Dough: What Do All These Words Mean?

 
Published: 23/08/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

Wonga, moolah, dough, buck – so many different terms, all with one meaning. Money. So how have we ended up with so many words with one single definition? Where do all these terms come from? […]

Summer Holidays: 10 Things You Can Do This Summer for Free

 
Published: 30/07/2017 and written by Leanne Sherman

The summer holidays are well and truly underway. At Mr Lender, we know it can be a struggle to keep the kids entertained on a budget for six whole weeks – so we’ve put together these 10 […]