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Welcome to the Simples Lab

At the Simples Lab we spend time learning and understanding how the nation approach managing their household finances.  As part of our ongoing commitment to keeping life Simples, we conduct research by observing and questioning the way things are currently done, allowing our experts to develop new thinking into creative solutions to reduce your pain points!

Here you’ll find useful articles on some of the most common financial tasks we all face, as well as providing you with newly developed handy tools which can help ensure you are making informed decisions.

We will be updating the Simples Lab hub regularly, as we look to bring ongoing news on the latest trends and tech developments. Keep popping back to see what's new!

Social influencer challenge!

We know that mastering your financial to-do list can seem daunting at times. That's why we've teamed up with social media influencer, Charlotte Louise Taylor, setting her the challenge to get in-control of her finances within just 60 minutes. Check out how Charlotte got on finding better deals on her household bills, and how you too could master your life admin with the Simples Lab 60 Minute Challenge!

Mastering your mortgages

Committing to your mortgage could seem overwhelming at times, and the Simples Lab found that the nation is nervous about signing on the dotted line. We're here to give you guidance in feeling more mortgage confident, and even provide you with tips on improving your credit score.

 

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Stepping onto the property ladder

First time buyers are not alone in their quest to save money when getting onto the property ladder. The Simples Lab has asked those who have already made the jump, to reveal their tips for cutting back on costs. Our Mortgage Eligibility Check can also help beat first time buyer blues, by showing you just how much you could borrow without it impacting your credit score.

 

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The cost of inertia

 

Shopping around for the best deal on your energy tariff, home or motor insurance remains one of the most effective ways that you can save money and combat rising household costs! However many of us are still failing to seek out a better deal and make valuable savings on household finances.

 

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Getting Smart With Your Energy

It's time to get on top of your energy bills, and discover whether you've got a good deal! The Simples Lab is keen to equip you with all the facts for saving money on your energy bills and debunk the myths around the different types of tariffs on the market.

 

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Energy and the elderly

With fuel poverty rising among the elderly. Colder weather and rising bills could mean OAPs are avoiding using their heating all together, so the Simples Lab is stepping in with a mission to help you, to help them, get a handle on their bills.

 

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