Blog

Welcome to the blog section of our site, we have put together a list of of all the news and reviews that we think you may find interesting.

If you would like us to review your product, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

uAccount – A Quick Review – What’s It Like?

Most of what we have written about on the site has been about pre paid debit cards. However there are people out there that are over 18 and most of the debit cards we have reviewed on this site, they aren’t eligible to apply for. Enter uAccount, in this uAccount review we will put it ... Read more
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Go Henry Review

I have been a user of Go Henry for a few years now, when I say me, I mean mainly my kids have used the service. The concept of the product is quite straight forward. You register on their website, they send you a debit card in the post, you load money onto the card ... Read more
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Student Debt In The UK

Student debt is at an alarming high. Statistics have shown that in 2017 currently in the UK the average amount of debt for each of the graduates is £32,220. Some of the UKs graduates will be in a lifetime of debt, as they will never earn enough to pay it off. The biggest source of ... Read more
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Nimbl Card Reviews

I am a big fan of Go Henry which is why I started this blog but other similar products have emerged since I started the site which offer similar functionality. You can check out my Osper Review here but I have written a Nimbl Card Review to see how it compares against the others. I am ... Read more
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Bank Accounts for Kids

There are different options when it comes to getting a bank account for your kids. It’s tempting to go to the main stream high street banks but they tend to only offer only limited accounts. There has been an emergence of Smartphone Apps recently that are linked to a pre paid debit card. In many ... Read more
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Best Credit Card for Students

While college students need credit cards for various reasons, the most important reason is to built and reinforce a positive credit history. If handled in an improper manner, a credit card can have a negative impact and can lead to an overwhelming burden of debt. As a student, it is necessary to choose a credit ... Read more
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Roostermoney Review

RoosterMoney, formally known as Roosterbank, is a useful piggy bank website allowing children to learn the values of saving pocket money, gifts and allowances towards goals and targets. Parents can set up roostermoney.com accounts for their kids and teach children the benefits of wise money management and the importance of setting up regular savings plans ... Read more
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Pockit Prepaid Mastercard Review

In this Pockit Prepaid Mastercard Review, we take a look at some unique features that this card has to offer. Much like Go Henry and Osper it is also suitable for teenagers. Pockit Credit Card? No Actually, Pockit Debit Card Although Pockit carries the MasterCard logo it is tempting to think that the card is a ... Read more
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Debit Card for Teens

There is some debate as to whether a debit card for teens is appropriate. It seems like the concept divides opinion somewhat. In this blog post I take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of plastic money and whether or not it’s suitable for a teenager to have a debit card. I also take ... Read more
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Osper Review – A Debit Card With A Difference

Are you looking to teach your children financial responsibility and the value of money? The Osper debit card and smartphone app can help! Most parents are looking for something that will enable them to easily and quickly put the right system in place. Also, something that is easy to use with minimal effort and fuss is ... Read more
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Teaching Children About Money

There are many different methods you can use when it comes to teaching children about money. Offline or online, cash or electronic, financial education isn’t on the school curriculum. Maths certainly is on the curriculum but managing money and all the emotions that come with it is far more complex than 20p plus 10p equals ... Read more
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PKTMNY Debit Card Reviews

Go Henry used to be called PKTMNY, (as in pocket money) when it was launched in November 2012. They have now rebranded as Go Henry which is a far catchier name. The PKTMNY Debit Card has been replaced with a Go Henry Debit card. Also the creators didn’t just create new name, logo and website. ... Read more
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Go Henry Alternatives – Go Henry vs Osper

Go Henry isn’t the only option when it comes to helping to teach your child or children about managing their pocket money. We take a look at other Go Henry alternatives to see how they stack up. Osper is the first alternative that we look it. The get started with Osper you just register via ... Read more
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Go Henry FREE £10 pocket money

For many the thought of giving your child a contactless debit card is horrific. For some it’s just part of the technology revolution that the world is going through. Whether you are for or against the idea read on before making your mind up. Go Henry has an amazing offer, sign up to Go Henry ... Read more
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Prepaid Cards for Teenagers

There are quite a few prepaid cards for teenagers, but there are so many different options out there. We take a look at the top selling cards so that you can decide which is best for your teenager. We also see how Go Henry stacks up against the competition to see if it truly is ... Read more
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Why use Go Henry?

I have yet to find any other system out there like Go Henry. I think the creators have put a lot of thought into their product. There are financial products for children already on the market and they are provided by all the major financial institutions. These include savings and current accounts that are very ... Read more
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Introducing Our Family

I thought the first blog post that we did should be to introduce our family. My name is Joe and I am married to Emma and we have two children called Isaac and Jonathan. In the early part of our marriage we weren’t particularly good with finances, using credit cards to constantly meet the shortfall ... Read more
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