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Spring Bank Holiday Deadlines TODAY

24 May 2024

Dear members, please note our earlier deadlines for loan processing and share withdrawal ahead of the Spring Bank Holiday weekend.

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Summer Loan Promotion - FINAL DAY

24 May 2024

FINAL DAY...HURRY!

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Your emergency fund at Harp and Crown Credit Union

23 May 2024

Do you use your Harp and Crown Credit union account as an EMERGENCY FUND?

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Summer Loan Promotion - only 2 days to go!

23 May 2024

2 days to go!

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Summer Loan Promotion - only 3 days to go!

22 May 2024

3 days to go!

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USE YOUR CREDIT UNION NOT YOUR CREDIT CARD!

22 May 2024

Is your CREDIT CARD nearly maxed out?

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PSNI Rugby Football Club take on Rotterdam Rugby Club!

21 May 2024

PSNI RFC were on tour last week!

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Testimonial Tuesday Kerry - SAME day processing for LOWER INTEREST LOAN!

21 May 2024

Another happy Harp and Crown CU member walking away with a lower interest CREDIT UNION LOAN!

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Summer Loan Promotion - only 4 days to go!

21 May 2024

4 days to go! 

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Summer Loan Promotion - FINAL WEEK

20 May 2024

FINAL WEEK with 5 days to go....

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Last chance to enter Soccer School today!

19 May 2024

The Alan McDonald Soccer School of Excellence has made a big announcement this weekend!

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Office closure on Spring Bank Holiday Monday

19 May 2024

Please note our office will be closed on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27th May 2024.

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FREE LIFE COVER for Harp and Crown CU members up until 70 years of age!

19 May 2024

What does this mean?

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Why choose YOUR Credit Union over a Bank

18 May 2024

There are MANY reasons to choose your credit union over a bank, whether that’s to avail of lower interest, ethical loans, save into an instant access emergency fund or the desire to belong to a community of likeminded savers and borrowers.

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Find YOUR moments for movement this Mental Health Awareness Week!

17 May 2024

We are proud to support several police family organisations through sponsorship, in particular, police sport initiatives which promote health and wellbeing!

 

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Reminder of our Volunteer Director Role - are you eligible?

17 May 2024

Are you a Member of Harp & Crown Credit Union? Do you have a professional background in either Human Resources or IT services?

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Use your credit union NOT high interest car finance

17 May 2024

Are you missing out on LOWER INTEREST RATE LOANS? Especially when it comes to CAR PURCHASES and car finance?

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Borrow FIVE times YOUR savings

16 May 2024

Just one of our KEY BENEFITS at the Harp and Crown Credit Union, which differentiates us from banks and other credit unions!

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Does YOUR child aged 18+ have a Harp and Crown CU account?

16 May 2024

Are they planning their FIRST CAR PURCHASE?

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Harp and Crown Credit Union sponsor PSNI Cricket for the second year in a row

15 May 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union is proud to be able to support several police family organisations through sponsorship, in particular, police sport initiatives which promote health and wellbeing.

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Are you number confident?

15 May 2024

If not don’t worry...it's National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 15th May and we are here to give you some pointers!

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Making a lodgement is easy!

15 May 2024

“How can I make a LODGEMENT?” “AND what is the MAXIMUM deposit I can make per calendar month?”

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Harp and Crown Credit Union President In Focus

14 May 2024

“After leaving school at the age of 16, I started my career in Policing by joining the RUC Cadet Corps in 1974, almost 50 years ago this year - this group of 51 being the first Cadets ever based in Northern Ireland.” 

 

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Who in my family can join the Harp and Crown?

14 May 2024

I’m a Harp and Crown Credit Union member. Which of my family members can join?

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Serving PSNI can save straight from payroll to YOUR credit union!

13 May 2024

As a serving member of the PSNI, we can organise your savings deposit to come straight from your monthly payroll

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Could a £5000 Credit Union Loan help you this month?

13 May 2024

Week TWO of our big Summer Loan Promotion!  Could £5,000 help YOU right now?

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Week Two of our Summer Loan Promotion

13 May 2024

It's Week TWO of our big Summer Loan Promotion!

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Not sure what a Beneficiary is? And why should this be updated on your account?

12 May 2024

In the event of your death, your BENEFICIARY could RECEIVE up to a max £5K on TOP of YOUR SAVINGS.  Are YOUR BENEFICIARY details UP TO DATE?

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Summer Loan Promotion - are you eligible?

11 May 2024

Are you eligible for our Summer Loan Promotion?

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How could £5000 help YOU this month?

10 May 2024

Day 4 of our Summer Loan Promotion!

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We will come to YOU!

09 May 2024

Some highlights from our recent visits to police stations & police family organisations across Northern Ireland!

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Loyal Saver Loan - our lowest interest rate

09 May 2024

Need help with New Car/Car Repairs, Home Improvement, Engagement/Wedding or Holiday costs?

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Soccer School Coach Update - Dylan Kerr returns this June

08 May 2024

The Alan McDonald Soccer School has announced that Dylan Kerr is one of the coaches this year!

 

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How much could you be saving for YOUR Junior?

08 May 2024

Do you have young children you could be SAVING for?  Helping plan a healthier financial future for them?

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Summer Loan Promotion Live from 10am TODAY!

07 May 2024

LIVE FROM TODAY AT 10AM!

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Volunteer Director Opportunity

06 May 2024

Are you a Member of Harp & Crown Credit Union? Do you have a professional background in either Human Resources, IT, or legal services?

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Invest in a Healthier Financial Future for your family in 2024!

05 May 2024

“Police Family” in Northern Ireland.

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Retiring this year? Remember your Free Life Cover as a member!

04 May 2024

Are you RETIRING this year? Not sure what to do with your COMMUTATION payment?

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Harp and Crown CU record highest loan value in over 4 years!

03 May 2024

We made lots of BIG things happen during April!

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May Bank Holiday Weekend Deadlines Today

03 May 2024

Please remember the Harp and Crown office is closed on May Day Bank Holiday Monday 6th May.  The following deadlines apply today ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Junior Savers FAQs

03 May 2024

Did you know? Once YOUR Junior turns 16 years, their account becomes a regular savings account?

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Welcome to our NEW members!

02 May 2024

Did you know we have a 1ST TIME LOAN with a fantastic low interest rate of 5.5% APR? 

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In Loving Memory of our former Vice President Billy Brown MBE

01 May 2024

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our former Vice President, Billy Brown MBE.

 

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Welcome to our new members from Downpatrick Police Station!

30 April 2024

WELCOME to our NEW members from Downpatrick Police Station today!

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USE YOUR CREDIT UNION NOT YOUR CREDIT CARD!

30 April 2024

Is your CREDIT CARD nearly maxed out?

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Summer Loan Promotion Coming Soon

29 April 2024

COMING SOON!

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May Bank Holiday 2024

28 April 2024

Please note the Harp and Crown office will be closed on May Bank Holiday Monday 6th May.

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Stress Awareness Month - Little By Little

27 April 2024

It’s Stress Awareness Month and the theme this year is “Little By Little, A Little Becomes A Lot.”

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Not sure what a Beneficiary is? And why should this be updated on your account?

26 April 2024

In the event of your death, your BENEFICIARY could RECEIVE up to a max £5K on TOP of YOUR SAVINGS.  Are YOUR BENEFICIARY details UP TO DATE?

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Use your credit union NOT high interest car finance

25 April 2024

Are you missing out on LOWER INTEREST RATE LOANS? Especially when it comes to CAR PURCHASES and car finance?

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Who in my family can join the Harp and Crown?

24 April 2024

I’m a Harp and Crown Credit Union member. Which of my family members can join?

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Chris Brunt invites you to sign up your kids to Soccer School this year

23 April 2024

Ex participant, coach and ambassador…Northern Ireland Legend and ex West Brom player Chris Brunt…is encouraging YOU to register your 8-15 year old at this year’s Alan McDonald Soccer School!

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Earth Day 2024 - how can you make a positive impact on the environment AND save some money?

22 April 2024

On Earth Day (22nd April) we are supporting this global event to highlight the importance of protecting the environment.  What can YOU do to protect the environment and HOW could you SAVE some money in the process?

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Making a lodgement is easy!

22 April 2024

"How can I make a LODGEMENT?” “AND what is the MAXIMUM deposit I can make per calendar month?”

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FREE LIFE COVER for Harp and Crown CU members up until 70 years of age!

21 April 2024

What does this mean?

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Saving Tips this Spring

20 April 2024

Why not take time out TODAY to review YOUR finances.

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Financial Literacy Month - Start NOW with your Juniors!

19 April 2024

It’s National Financial Literacy Month and we want to help “raise public awareness of the importance of financial literacy and maintaining smart money management habits”.

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Happy Birthday Nikki!

19 April 2024

Happy Birthday to Nikki our Business Support Assistant! 

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Invest in a Healthier Financial Future for your family in 2024!

19 April 2024

“Police Family” in Northern Ireland.

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Today we said goodbye to our Loans and Member Services Officer Judith

18 April 2024

BUT it’s not for too long.

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Are you ready for a pay rise?

18 April 2024

In light of forthcoming pay increases for PSNI Officers and Staff....

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We've reached a BIG milestone this week!

17 April 2024

WOW! We have a GREAT news to share!

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Loyal Saver Loan - our lowest interest rate

17 April 2024

Need help with New Car/Car Repairs, Home Improvement, Engagement/Wedding or Holiday costs?

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Welcome to our new members from Lisnasharragh Police Station!

16 April 2024

We have been visiting more of our Police Family this week!

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How much could you be saving for YOUR Junior?

16 April 2024

Do you have young children you could be SAVING for?  Why not start NOW and help plan a healthier financial future for them!

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Dwight Blackson returns as soccer school coach in June!

15 April 2024

SOCCER SCHOOL COACH UPDATE!

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Does YOUR child aged 18+ have a Harp and Crown CU account?

15 April 2024

Are they planning their FIRST CAR PURCHASE?  Perhaps they NEED a CAR for college or university? Or work?

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Who in my family can join the Harp and Crown?

14 April 2024

I’m a Harp and Crown Credit Union member. Which of my family members can join?

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Why your beneficiary must be up to date

13 April 2024

In the event of your death, your BENEFICIARY could RECEIVE up to a max £5K on TOP of YOUR SAVINGS.  Are YOUR BENEFICIARY details UP TO DATE?

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You love to travel - how can YOUR Credit Union help you get to your dream destination?

12 April 2024

Our latest survey showed us that TRAVEL is IMPORTANT to our members! 39% of you cited TRAVEL as one of your main interests! Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning a trip this year and how YOUR Credit Union can help you get there!

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Welcome to our new members from Brooklyn HQ!

12 April 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union visited PSNI Headquarters (Brooklyn HQ) this week!

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Josh Dutton-Black joins the soccer school coaching team in June!

11 April 2024

Soccer School Coach Announcement!

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Use YOUR Credit Union NOT Your CREDIT CARD!

10 April 2024

Is your CREDIT CARD nearly maxed out?

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Testimonial Tuesday Davy - using your credit union savings for car repairs!

09 April 2024

Davy was able to access his savings QUICKLY to sort car repairs! 

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Retiring this year? Remember your Free Life Cover as a member!

08 April 2024

Are you RETIRING this year? Not sure what to do with your COMMUTATION payment?

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World Health Day 2024

07 April 2024

Take time out to focus on YOUR health today (World Health Day).

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How much does your pet cost you? Choose your credit union to help with the costs!

06 April 2024

Do you have a furry friend in the family?  April is National Pet Month which aims to encourage people to look after their pets responsibly while also highlighting the benefits of pets in people’s lives.  But how much does it all cost you?

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Are you retiring soon? Do you know your estimated pension?

05 April 2024

Did you know as a Police Officer…if you joined before April 2016…you were contracted out of the State Earnings-Related Pension Scheme?

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Invest in a Healthier Financial Future for your family in 2024!

05 April 2024

“Police Family” in Northern Ireland.

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Five ways to improve your financial health today

04 April 2024

It's National Financial Literacy Month and we want you to consider YOUR current financial situation...

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Welcome to our NEW members!

04 April 2024

Did you know we have a 1ST TIME LOAN with a fantastic low interest rate of 5.5% APR? 

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How much could you be saving for YOUR Junior?

03 April 2024

Do you have young children you could be SAVING for?  With the kids off school for the Easter break, why not start NOW and help plan a healthier financial future for them!

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Inflation falls to its lowest level in 2.5 years! What does this mean for YOU?

02 April 2024

Inflation, the rate at which prices rise over time, has been slowly falling. In October 2022 the UK hit its highest rate in 40 years at 11.1%.

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We are open again - welcome back HAC members!

02 April 2024

Good morning Harp and Crown Credit Union members!  We hope you had an enjoyable, peaceful Easter.

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FREE LIFE COVER for Harp and Crown CU members up until 70 years of age!

01 April 2024

What does this mean?

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Meet the team - Siobhan

31 March 2024

It’s the LAST DAY of Women’s History Month and we wanted to finish the month off celebrating our fantastic CEO, Siobhan!

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Happy Easter to our members and their families

31 March 2024

Wishing you and your families a peaceful and safe Easter.  Harp and Crown Credit Union

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First Coach announced for Alan McDonald Soccer School

30 March 2024

The Alan McDonald Soccer School of Excellence sponsored by Harp and Crown Credit Union Limited are happy to announce:

 

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Clocks Spring Forward - time for a spring clean of your finances?

30 March 2024

Don't forget the clocks "spring forward" by an hour this evening.  The lighter evenings and mornings are upon us, time for a spring clean!  And that includes your finances! 

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Junior Savers FAQs

30 March 2024

Did you know? Once YOUR Junior turns 16 years, their account becomes a regular savings account?

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Our office is closed today for Good Friday

29 March 2024

Our office is CLOSED today (Good Friday) and Easter Monday 1st April.

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Happy Easter from the Harp and Crown team!

28 March 2024

Happy Easter from the Harp and Crown CU team!

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Reminder of Easter Office Closure and deadlines today

28 March 2024

A gentle reminder we are CLOSED tomorrow and Monday for the Easter break.  Please note our loan application and share withdrawal deadlines today...

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Making a lodgement is easy!

28 March 2024

"How can I make a LODGEMENT?” “AND what is the MAXIMUM deposit I can make per calendar month?”

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Congratulations to all our Easter Prize Draw Winners!

27 March 2024

CONGRATULATIONS to Harp and Crown Credit Union member Tim Hedgley!

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Who in my family can join the Harp and Crown?

27 March 2024

I’m a Harp and Crown Credit Union member. Which of my family members can join?

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Meet the team - Judith

26 March 2024

Throughout Women’s History Month we’ve been celebrating the ladies of the Harp and Crown Credit Union! 

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Testimonial Tuesday Jeanette - Share Withdrawal

26 March 2024

Jeanette contacted us to request a transfer of funds from her savings account - funds were transferred to her nominated bank account that same day!

 

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We can come to you

25 March 2024

Some highlights from our recent visits to police stations & police family organisations across Northern Ireland!

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Does YOUR child aged 18+ have a Harp and Crown CU account?

25 March 2024

Are they planning their FIRST CAR PURCHASE?

Perhaps they NEED a CAR for college or university? Or work?

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Meet the team - Dolores

24 March 2024

Throughout Women’s History Month we’re celebrating the ladies of the Harp and Crown Credit Union!  Dolores is our Administrator and has been with the Harp and Crown Credit Union since 2019.

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Not sure what a Beneficiary is? And why should this be updated on your account?

24 March 2024

In the event of your death, your BENEFICIARY could RECEIVE up to a max £5K on TOP of YOUR SAVINGS.  Are YOUR BENEFICIARY details UP TO DATE?

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Switch it off for Earth Hour!

23 March 2024

“Could an hour change the world?” 

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Sponsors of Alan McDonald Soccer School for second year!

22 March 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union are title sponsors of The Alan McDonald Soccer School for the second year in a row!

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Easter Office Closure

22 March 2024

Dear members, please note our EASTER office closure dates.

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Invest in a Healthier Financial Future for your family in 2024!

22 March 2024

“Police Family” in Northern Ireland.

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Debt Awareness Week 2024

21 March 2024

This Debt Awareness Week, we’re supporting debt help charity StepChange by raising awareness of this huge issue.  “Debt can happen to anyone.”

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Retiring this year? Remember your Free Life Cover as a member!

21 March 2024

Are you RETIRING this year? Not sure what to do with your COMMUTATION payment?

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Easter MEMBER Prize Draw Coming Soon!

20 March 2024

Dear members…THANK YOU for your support and loyalty to the Harp and Crown Credit Union!

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Loyal Saver Loan - our lowest interest rate

20 March 2024

Need help with New Car/Car Repairs, Home Improvement, Engagement/Wedding or Holiday costs?

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Congratulations to our World Book Day Winners!

19 March 2024

It’s International Read To Me Day!  What better day to announce the WINNERS of our World Book Day competition with Paperback Down…

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Testimonial Tuesday Marion - Top Up Loan

19 March 2024

Marion applied for a “TOP UP” of her loan.  Her application was approved and funds transferred to her account…all on the same day!

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Welcome back HAC members!

19 March 2024

Good morning and a warm welcome back Harp and Crown Credit Union members!

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Our office is closed today

18 March 2024

Our office is CLOSED today for the St Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday.

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Meet the team - Hannah

16 March 2024

Throughout Women’s History Month we’re celebrating the ladies of the Harp and Crown Credit Union! Introducing Hannah our Digital Marketing Assistant who joined us in September!

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USE YOUR CREDIT UNION NOT YOUR CREDIT CARD!

16 March 2024

Is your CREDIT CARD nearly maxed out?

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Loan application and share withdrawal deadlines today

15 March 2024

IMPORTANT!  Our office is CLOSED on Monday 18th March for the St Patrick's Bank Holiday.

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Important: Staff training today with limited telephone service

14 March 2024

IMPORTANT: Our Loans and member services team will be undergoing some training TODAY Thursday 14th March.

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Who in my family can join the Harp and Crown?

14 March 2024

I’m a Harp and Crown Credit Union member. Which of my family members can join?

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Meet the team - Nikki

13 March 2024

Throughout Women’s History Month we’re celebrating the ladies of the Harp and Crown Credit Union!  First up is Nikki our Business Support Assistant who joined us in October 2023. 

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Welcome to our NEW members!

13 March 2024

Did you know we have a 1ST TIME LOAN with a fantastic low interest rate of 5.5% APR? 

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Testimonial Tuesday Sean - Home Improvement Loan

12 March 2024

Sean had his “home improvement loan” application approved and funds transferred to his account…all on the same day!

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Reminder of St Patrick's Day Office Closure deadlines this Friday

11 March 2024

A gentle reminder...our next office closure is coming up soon - Monday 18th March 2024 (St Patrick's Day closure).

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Thinking of all mum's today

10 March 2024

Thinking of all mums today…

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Happy International Women's Day from the Harp and Crown ladies!

08 March 2024

Happy International Women’s Day from the Harp and Crown CU ladies!

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Welcome to our new Coleraine Police Station Members!

07 March 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union visited the North Coast today!

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Making a lodgement is easy

07 March 2024

“How can I make a LODGEMENT?” “AND what is the MAXIMUM deposit I can make per calendar month?

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Use your credit union NOT high interest car finance

06 March 2024

Are you missing out on LOWER INTEREST RATE LOANS? Especially when it comes to CAR PURCHASES and car finance?

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Members please take note of a change to service times on Thursday 14th March

06 March 2024

IMPORTANT MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENT! Our Loans and member services team will be undergoing some training on Thursday 14th March.

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World Book Day 2024 Competition

05 March 2024

It's World Book Day on Thursday 7th March! And with 27% of Harp and Crown Credit Union members surveyed recently, choosing READING as one of their main interests outside of work...we thought a bookish treat would be in order! We’ve teamed up with local County Down business Paperback Down to give away 4 book packages, all including fabulous local treats. 

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Testimonial Tuesday - Survey Feedback

05 March 2024

"Excellent fast friendly service. Couldn’t ask for better. So glad my wife and I joined. Should have joined sooner!!"

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Mother's Day Competition Winner announced!

04 March 2024

And the winner of our Mother’s Day competition is....

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Purchasing a home in 2024

04 March 2024

Planning a house move or first time home purchase this year? Here's what you need to know...

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Follow us across social media now!

03 March 2024

Do you know we are on the following social media channels?

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Welcome to our new members! Here's our Top 10 Benefits available to you!

02 March 2024

We are delighted to welcome so many new members on board over the last few months.  

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Harp and Crown Credit support PSNI v North Wales Police Match

01 March 2024

Continuing our support of health and wellbeing within the wider Police Family, Harp and Crown Credit Union were delighted to be able to support PSNI as they took on North Wales Police at the Police Sport UK Open Age football tournament yesterday.

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Employee Appreciation Day - THANK YOU Harp and Crown CU team!

01 March 2024

Happy Employee Appreciation Day!

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Happy Leap Day! Are you a Leap Day baby?

29 February 2024

Did you know all these facts about Leap Day? And are you planning for the arrival of a Leap Day (or Leap Year) baby?  Let us help you financially prepare!

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Welcome to our new members from Newtownabbey Police!

28 February 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union were out and about again this week!

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Please take note of our office closure dates for 2024

28 February 2024

Our next office closure is coming up soon - Monday 18th March 2024 (St Patrick's Day closure).

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Our excellent First Time Loan rate is available to new members and those yet to take out a loan!

27 February 2024

A huge welcome to our new members! Thank you for choosing us as your No 1 credit union! 

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Coming soon to our members who love to read!

26 February 2024

Thanks to Jo from local business Paperback Down for calling in with us this morning!

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Who exactly in MY family can join?

26 February 2024

A:  All of YOUR family BELOW can become members:

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Are you living within your means?

25 February 2024

Or are you trying to “keep up with the Joneses”??

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PSNI Rugby FC would love to hear from YOU!

24 February 2024

We recently announced we are Principal Sponsors of PSNI Rugby Football Club for the 19th year.

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Win a Mother's Day Carvery for four at Newforge!

23 February 2024

EXCLUSIVE to MEMBER mailing list subscribers!

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Stop - THINK before you apply for a payday loan

23 February 2024

Did you know some Payday loans are offering short term loans as high as 89.9% APR! Shocking!

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Loyal Saver Loan - our lowest interest rate

22 February 2024

Need help with a new car or car repairs? Home improvement? Engagement/wedding? Holiday? Or more?

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PSNI FA win in Isle of Man - wearing Harp and Crown CU branded kit no less!

22 February 2024

The PSNI FA representative team visited Isle of Man (IOM) last weekend to play against the IOM Police team.

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Today we welcomed Credit Union friends from Scotland!

21 February 2024

We had these lovely visitors from Scotland over today! 

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spcu marketing visit

Retiring this year? Remember your Free Life Cover as a member!

21 February 2024

Are you RETIRING this year? Not sure what to do with your COMMUTATION payment?

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Welcome to the Harp and Crown Credit Union - Belfast Harbour police!

20 February 2024

We absolutely LOVED visiting the Belfast Harbour Police yesterday and in such a beautiful setting!

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Testimonial Tuesday - thank you to our loyal members!

20 February 2024

THANK YOU for this recent Member Survey feedback! And for your loyalty to the Harp and Crown Credit Union!

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Ready to register for Online Banking?

19 February 2024

Would you like to access YOUR Harp and Crown Credit Union online?

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online banking ready

Need financial help? Please come to us first.

18 February 2024

Come to us FIRST…we’ll always try and find a way to SAY YES.

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come to your credit union first

How much does the average honeymoon cost?

17 February 2024

Did you or a family member just get engaged? 

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honeymoon costs

Do you have questions around lodgements?

16 February 2024

“How can I make a LODGEMENT?” “AND what is the MAXIMUM deposit I can make per calendar month?"

 

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You may be eligible to TOP UP your loan

15 February 2024

Do you know how much is remaining on your loan with us?  Need some help with unforeseen costs this February?

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How much could you be saving for YOUR Junior?

14 February 2024

Do you have young children you could be SAVING for?  Why not start NOW and help plan a healthier financial future for them!

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Happy Birthday Nigel!

13 February 2024

Happy Birthday to our Senior Loans and Member Services Officer Nigel! 

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Sharing the love and Supporting Local this Pancake Day!

13 February 2024

We’re “sharing the love” ahead of Valentine’s Day…supporting local business for Pancake Day!

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Junior Savers increase year on year

13 February 2024

GREAT NEWS!  Our January 2024 figures show we have around 16% more JUNIOR Savers at the Harp and Crown Credit Union compared to January last year!

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Member Monday - Survey Feedback on Junior Accounts

12 February 2024

It’s mid term break and we have JUNIOR ACCOUNTS on our mind! Thanks to one of our members for this fantastic survey feedback!

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Are you or a family planning an engagement this Valentines Day? Or later this year?

11 February 2024

Organising a wedding is costly so make sure you are prepared!

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Our Credit Union Common Bond - could you join us?

10 February 2024

Not sure what a CREDIT UNION is?  AND who exactly is our COMMON BOND?

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credit union common bond 2024

Sponsoring PSNI Rugby Football Club for the 19th year!

09 February 2024

The Harp and Crown Credit Union is delighted to confirm their continued sponsorship of the PSNI Rugby Football Club in 2024.

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psni rfc sponsorship 2024

Need help with some bigger purchases? Protect your savings with a Loyal Saver Loan

09 February 2024

Need to cover the cost of a new car or emergency car repairs?  Home Improvement? A well earned holiday.  Or perhaps you or a loved one have forthcoming wedding costs to manage?

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savings protected with loyal saver loan

Holiday Costs 2024 - let us help you get away on your dream holiday this year

08 February 2024

Our latest survey shows that HOLIDAYS are IMPORTANT to our members!  39% of you cited TRAVEL as one of your main interests outside of work.

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Exclusive Newforge Fitness Competition for Members Only Ezine Subscribers!

08 February 2024

It’s Fit February and we’ve teamed up with our friends at Newforge Sports Complex to give away a Newforge Fitness package worth over £100!

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fit feb comp

RUC GC Foundation Annual Conference

07 February 2024

An absolute pleasure to attend the RUC GC Foundation Annual Conference at Newforge Sports Complex today.

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Children's Mental Health Week - My Voice Matters

07 February 2024

It’s Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week (5-11 February) and the theme is "My Voice Matters".

 

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childrens mental health week 2024

Treat your Spouse to a Credit Union account this Valentine's Day!

07 February 2024

Why not treat your SPOUSE to a CREDIT UNION account this Valentine’s Day!

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Congratulations to our Five Survey Winners!

06 February 2024

THANK YOU to the HUNDREDS of you who took the time to complete our latest MEMBER SURVEY!

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Police Family Credit Union available to you and your family

06 February 2024

“POLICE FAMILY” in Northern Ireland!  Why not START NOW and make 2024 the year you invest in a HEALTHIER financial future for YOU and YOUR family!

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family accounts avail

Last chance to have YOUR say!

05 February 2024

THANK YOU so much Harp and Crown CU members for all the feedback so far!

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survey feedback member monday

World Cancer Day 2024 - Go, Fight, Cure.

04 February 2024

“A world with less cancer is a world with more birthdays. Go, Fight, Cure.” 

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world cancer day 24

Junior Art Competition Winners

04 February 2024

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our JUNIOR Colouring In COMPETITION!

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junior art winners

Save up to £30,000 including Free Life Cover up to age 70!

03 February 2024

Following our AGM in December, we announced an INCREASE in the Harp and Crown Credit Union member share holdings (savings limit).

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save up to thirty thousand pounds

How much could your HOME RENOVATIONS cost this year?

02 February 2024

Our recent member survey shows that 27% of Harp & Crown CU members who BORROW do so for HOME IMPROVEMENT reasons!

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home improvement 2024

Member Survey - Feedback Friday

02 February 2024

FANTASTIC FEEDBACK from another Harp and Crown CU member!

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survey feedback feb 24

Are you retiring this year? Not sure what to do with your Commutation payment?

01 February 2024

Nigel, our Senior Loans and Member Services Officer had this to say on the matter:

 

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retirement and commutation

Time to Talk Day - Five Ways to start a conversation today

01 February 2024

It’s #TimeToTalk Day. Talking about mental health isn’t easy. “But a conversation has the power to change lives.” Mind

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time to talk

Member Feedback - First Time Loan - New Car

31 January 2024

Harp and Crown Credit Union member Jenny applied for a FIRST TIME LOAN at our competitive interest rate of 5.5% APR.

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first time loan car

Not sure what a Beneficiary is? And why should this be updated on your account?

31 January 2024

When you open an account with Harp and Crown Credit Union, you name a "Beneficiary".  In the event of your death, your BENEFICIARY could RECEIVE up to a max £5K on TOP of YOUR SAVINGS.

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beneficiary

Testimonial Tuesday - Member Survey Feedback

30 January 2024

THANK YOU! We really appreciate this feedback!

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member survey feedback 2024

Five ways to Financial Declutter in 2024

29 January 2024

How are your New Year’s resolutions going so far in 2024? Perhaps you've started to declutter your home?  But what about "financially decluttering" to stay on top of your financial wellbeing? 

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five ways to financial declutter

Adjust your payroll contribution before the end of Jan

28 January 2024

Serving PSNI Officer or Police Staff?

 

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feb payroll deadline

Cut back on coffee takeaways this year to save

27 January 2024

How much could YOU save on Coffee Takeaways?

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cut back on coffee and save

Save a little extra this year!

26 January 2024

What are YOUR plans in 2024?  Whether they're big or small projects, just think of what you could save or borrow by putting a little extra into your CREDIT UNION account each month!

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save extra in 2024

Access your account online today

26 January 2024

Would you like to access YOUR Harp and Crown Credit Union online? 

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online banking jan 2024

Need help with storm damage costs?

25 January 2024

Did the recent storms (Storm Isha and Storm Jocelyn!) impact on your home, business and property?

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storm damage costs

Credit Union Loans for Cars Vs PCP and HP Finance

25 January 2024

Changing your car soon? Not sure whether to buy NEW, second hand or go down the HP or PCP route?

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credit union loan vs pcp and hp finance

Exclusive access to the January February Police Gazette online!

25 January 2024

Exclusive to YOU our "Members Only" Mailing List Subscribers!

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police gazette jan feb online

What is a a Social Enterprise? Our CEO Siobhan Barclay talks to Cate Conway for the latest podcast.

24 January 2024

We’ve been keeping this one under wraps for a while…

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siobhan ceo social enterprise podcast

How long can it take for a credit union to accept a loan?

23 January 2024

Around 95% of our CREDIT UNION LOAN applications are approved and issued on the same day.

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credit union loans same day

Have YOUR say for a chance to WIN a share of £125!

23 January 2024

COMPLETE our New Year 2024 MEMBERS only SURVEY for a chance to WIN a share of £125!

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new year survey

Myth or fact - do I need to close my Harp and Crown account if I leave or retire from service?

22 January 2024

MYTH!

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leaving service or retiring

Try this FREE Budget Planner Tool and plan your February finances today!

21 January 2024

January finances didn’t quite go to plan?  It’s NEVER too late to start MANAGING YOUR BUDGET more effectively.

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february budgeting

Review your finances with our top 20 winter savings tips!

20 January 2024

Take time out TODAY to review YOUR finances.

 

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winter savings tips

January Finances Social Poll Results - talk to us about your credit card debt

19 January 2024

January Finances Poll - the results are in!

 

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