‘Why I Borrowed’ campaign

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) – a specialist team that investigate and prosecute loan sharks – have launched their ‘Why I Borrowed’ campaign this week to encourage people to report illegal money lenders if they or someone they know have been bitten. The ‘Why I Borrowed’ campaign tells the real-life stories of victims […]

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3 New Year Resolutions

3 New Year Resolutions

An estimated 7.9 million people are expecting to fall behind with their finances this January as a result of Christmas costs, according to new research.  The National Debtline and Credit Unions across the country have 3 New Year Resolutions to help people be financially prepared for next year. The poll of more than 2,000 British […]

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Annual General Meeting 2018

Annual General Meeting 2018

Calling all members … your Credit Union needs you! FAIRshare’s Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, 14th February 2018, 12.30pm, at Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS. FAIRshare is YOUR Credit Union, owned by and run for the benefit of its members, so please come along and have your say.

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Open a Christmas Saver Account now!

Open a Christmas Saver Account now and make 2018 your best Christmas ever! It’s January … the decorations are back in the loft, the last Christmas chocolates have finally been eaten, and the last thing you probably want to think about is next Christmas!  However NOW is the perfect time to open a Christmas Saver Account with […]

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Look back over the past 12 months at FAIRshare

Look back over the past 12 months at FAIRshare

As 2017 comes to a close, we thought it the perfect opportunity to look back over the past 12 months at FAIRshare. Whilst officially launched at the end of November 2016, the highlight of 2017 has undoubtedly been Online Members Access.   Available 24/7 from a computer, tablet or mobile phone, Online Members’ Access gives you greater […]

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5 Christmas tips to help you avoid being scammed

The Christmas season is one of the busiest in the year for shoppers in the UK – and one of the busiest for scammers!  The great team at Take Five – To Stop Fraud have published these 5 Christmas tips to help you avoid being scammed.  Take care this Christmas, and watch out for Christmas fraudsters! […]

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Ideas to entertain the kids during the Christmas holiday

Ideas to entertain the kids during the Christmas holiday

Ho ho ho!  With just 7 sleeps until Christmas, the countdown to the big day is well underway!  Some schools have already broken up, whilst others finish this week, and certainly in our house everyone is feeling very excited!  Here’s a selection of great ideas to entertain the kids during the Christmas holiday! Christmas Crafts […]

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Introducing Late Nigh Thursday in 2018

Introducing Late Night Thursday in 2018

In response to requests from members, we will be making changes to our opening hours from 1st January, and introducing Late Night Thursday in 2018. From 1st January 2018, the Telford office will remain open until 6pm every Thursday providing a full customer service in branch.  So from January, you’ll be able to visit our Telford […]

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How to spot a loan shark this Christmas

How to spot a loan shark this Christmas

Do you know how to spot a loan shark this Christmas? This week sees the launch of a social media campaign to give people advice on how to avoid falling victim to loan sharks and report illegal money lending in their area.  The campaign organised by the Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) urges families not to […]

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Our latest Members’ Newsletter is out now!

The latest edition of our Members’ Newsletter is out now, packed with news & information about FAIRshare, your credit union.   Click here to view. This winter edition includes tips for a perfect Christmas without blowing the budget, our Online Members’ Christmas Tree, Christmas loan deadlines and FAIRshare’s Opening Hours over the festive period, and lots more. […]

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