Traveling with Kroo

Finally! The big trip you’ve been saving endlessly for is happening. You can almost feel the sand between your toes and the sun on your skin. But before you settle in with your first fruity beverage, it’s a good idea to do a bit of financial planning and research. Sure, it sounds a bit square, […]

Time to break up with your bad banking habits

Banking Habits

New Year’s money resolutions starting to slip? Don’t stress! Today is International Break Up Day (yes, it’s really a thing) which marks the perfect time to break up with the things that are getting in the way of your financial goals. You might be reminiscing on a time when you ended a relationship with an […]

5 budgeting tips you can start today

5 budgeting tips

Top tips for budgeting: Ease into the habit. Secrets out, budgeting is as crucial as your maths teacher warned. Start small and work your way up. Looking at your bank account and seeing where you may be overspending will help you become more aware of your money habits and ease you into more challenging aspects […]

Keep your money safe from fraudsters

Kroo Bank

The cost-of-living crisis has seen a spike in scammers across the UK, with over 40 million people affected. And according to Citizens Advice, 12% of these scams are related to energy. Scammers are professionals and can often seem legitimate. They take advantage of things like financial stress and target vulnerable people. With the increasing cost […]

5 free kid-friendly activities in London this October half term.

As winter rapidly approaches, we’re all starting to feel the pinch. Big bills mean big spending is out of the question for many of us. That’s why we’ve put together a list of awesome activities you can do with the little ones this half term. And the best part? They won’t cost you a penny. […]

3 Negative Credit Factors to Watch For

From qualifying for a home loan to securing a loan for a car, your personal credit score is the key to unlocking loans and other financial products. Many times we’re told about the things we should be doing to increase our credit score: making payments on time, ensuring we’re only financially linked to financially sound […]

Five ways to keep yourself safe from scammers

Scammers. They are those people who send emails claiming to be a disposed businessman, a prince driven from their home or some politician running from their past. They have a fortune and they’re willing to split it with you, as long as you pay them to complete the transfer… We’ve all seen emails similar to […]

How does an overdraft work?

At Kroo we’re on our way to becoming a licensed UK Bank. A bank that wants to change the relationship people have with money for good. With this comes a big responsibility, one we take seriously. Just one step we’re taking is to give people the confidence to make the right financial decisions. Over the […]

Money & Mental Health

Whether you have a lot or a little, money features in our everyday lives and the effect it has on our mental wellbeing is discussed far too infrequently. We blame it on ‘being British’ — but it’s time we stopped hiding and start breaking down the barriers around money talk. One of the main drivers for […]

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