Black Friday this year is 24th November. Love it or hate it, it's hard not to be tempted to scour the internet for a deal.
The Government has revealed its latest financial plans in the Budget, with headline announcements regarding pensions, childcare costs and energy bills support.
The Government has announced a new set of measures that will affect the finances of working people.
At the moment, money is a difficult point of conversation for a lot of us. The amount of stress within the Police Service is concerning, with some having missed meals and others giving money to colleagues to make sure they can eat.
As today's younger generations face a range of challenges in their financial lives, grandparents can play a vital role in helping their family members reach their goals and milestones.
The Government has announced a reversal of several of the measures in its mini-budget which will affect people’s finances.
The Government has announced a mini-budget featuring a range of measures that will affect working people's finances, including a reduction in income tax.
Since 1893, Metfriendly has been dedicated to helping serving and retired UK Police and their relatives. For Officers and Staff, we're here for you from the moment you begin life in the Service, helping to improve your financial circumstances, through to when you leave and beyond, just like we were[..]
Mark is 35, been in the job for over 15 years, and has been saving with Metfriendly since he started his career with the Police.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the Spring Statement of 2022 in the House of Commons on Wednesday (23rd March).
Metfriendly are here to help improve your financial wellbeing. With the cost of living on the rise, it's important not to let things get out of hand, so now might be the time to review your finances and make changes. Why not look to Metfriendly to help you make some financial improvements?
November 8th to 12th 2021 was Talk Money Week, an event organised by the Money & Pensions Service to encourage people to open up and start having conversations about financial matters.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a planned increase in pay for public sector workers in the Budget.
Getting into good savings habits can help you achieve financial security and reach all sorts of life goals, from going on holiday (when restrictions are eased and you have more freedom to travel) to buying a home.
It's over ten years since I retired from the Metropolitan Police Service, and things have changed quite a bit for me.
Nick’s recent blog: “Things I wish I could say to my younger self” has had lots of positive feedback within the Metfriendly community and if you haven’t read it yet it’s definitely worth a look. I particularly like the idea of not spending all of your pay rise – definitely a sensible idea. As Nick[..]
It's normal for us to want the best for future generations and those we're close to. Often that involves thinking about what we would say to our younger selves and offering a few words of wisdom.
The Government has published a mini-budget designed to boost the economy amid Covid-19. Find out what the new measures could mean for you and your money.
The current situation with regard to COVID 19 is causing a lot of anxiety and fear throughout the country but can also be causing some financial distress to some. Below are some guides, tips and links to information that might be useful to you or your family.
Rishi Sunak has delivered his first Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, outlining the Government's financial plans for the 2020-21 fiscal year. The announcement was overshadowed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has affected stock markets around the world in the past few weeks.
Metfriendly's Kathy, (centre) along with Debbie (left) and Angela (right), both presenters at our Options seminars, were recently set some interesting questions by London Police Pensioner Magazine.
Metfriendly new joiner Simon Horgan talks about why he’s passionate about helping police officers.
The Conservatives' big win in the 2019 general election provided the clarity that many people in the UK were hoping for, boosting financial markets in the process.
With Help to Buy ISAs closed to new savers as of November 30th 2019, many people will be looking at other products to help them save up money for a deposit on a first home. One option is the Lifetime ISA. Likewise, if your child has a Child Trust Fund set to mature from next year onwards, it's[..]
Our newest recruit, Joey, spoke to us about his role at Metfriendly, his parents' careers in the police and his financial plans for the future.
Good, stable well-paid jobs can be very hard to come by, even for university graduates – and competition is fierce. Then there’s buying a home – each year more and more young adults are giving up on what was once a reasonably straight-forward decision.
Now is a good time to be looking for your first home. First-time buyers have been helped by the recent stamp duty tax breaks and savings schemes like the Lifetime ISA.