Financial Wellness

Avoid the money fight

Talking about money with your partner can be hard. It’s hard because money is a personal matter. We get naturally defensive when asked questions like “you spent how much on what?” or “why you didn’t tell me about these purchases?” Many of us, perhaps because we’re so used to having Read more…

By Victor Pawley, ago
Financial Wellness

Know your personal runway

There are lots Personal Financial Management (PFM) apps on the market nowadays. These apps can help you to achieve saving goals, track spend, set budgets and provide real-time transaction alerts. Personal runway One feature we haven’t seen, and which we reckon would add great value, is the personal runway. Runway is Read more…

By Victor Pawley, ago
Financial Wellness

The living wage

For a business like SteadyPay, it’s important to keep up with the latest on employment, pay trends and living standards. The Living Wage Week is celebrated in November. To mark this, we’re looking at the difference between the National Living Wage, National Minimum Wage and the “Real” Living Wage. The Read more…

By Victor Pawley, ago
Financial Wellness

Pay volatility

The Guardian featured a sobering article on pay volatility recently. The article cited a research report by the Resolution Foundation, a think tank which studies the living standards of those in the UK on low to middle incomes. The report found that: Three-quarters of workers did not receive the same pay from one Read more…

By Victor Pawley, ago
Financial Wellness

What is financial wellness?

Financial wellness, despite its name, is not really about how rich you are.  It’s more of a framework for understanding the extent to which you can manage your finances. The key themes of financial wellness are depicted here: Security concerns everyday money management. Do you have enough money coming in on a regular Read more…

By Victor Pawley, ago