Charlotte Simmons


5 ways you can teach your kids about budgeting

Research shows that children who talk about money and are given money regularly to spend and save tend to do better with money when they grow up. Because children are developmentally capable of saving from age 5, it’s important to start building good money habits as early as possible.

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Choosing the perfect Father’s Day gift

Unless you live with him, bear hugs for Dad might not be an option this Father’s Day. But there’s a big choice of goodies from our partners that will show you’re thinking of him, even if it’s at a distance.

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Win £50 to spend with Feelunique

It’s been a hard few months so we’ve launched a competition to win £50 that you spend with Feelunique, to help you feel a bit more like you as we approach the end of lockdown.

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The money advice I’d give my younger self

Our CEO Mat hosted a live Q&A on Instagram last week and there was a lot of love for the idea of the HyperJar Child Card. This free service launches later this summer, and will help teach under 18s money management skills, give parents a bit of control over where pocket money is spent and let friends and grandparents top up accounts with birthday fivers.

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Salt Edge and HyperJar Partnership

Lots of important pieces are falling into place before our public launch later this summer. We’re really happy to announce Salt Edge as our open banking partner. This means that, once we're fully launched, you’ll be able to add HyperJar to other apps that show all your financial accounts in one place.

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Our Top 5 favourite items from AMARA for your Zoom office background.

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with AMARA, the luxury homeware brand. AMARA connects you to the latest and most exciting collections from the world’s leading luxury home brands. With AMARA, you’ll find exclusive pieces, limited edition designs and the newest collections before anyone one else.

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Q&A with Mat Megens

Last week our CEO Mat Megens hosted an Instagram Live and answered some questions from our HyperJar users. He also mentioned some new features that are coming this summer. We’ve put this blog together with all the answers to the questions he was asked just in case you missed the Instagram Live. Thanks to everyone who sent in their questions! 

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#ScrubHub – Supporting the NHS

This week we spoke to Amy and Nick, members of a volunteer group in Waltham Forest raising money to make PPE scrubs for local NHS workers. They’re using our Shared Jars feature to manage the money raised and track how it’s being spent.

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Shared Jars

Are you part of a local community group keen to help vulnerable friends and neighbours with their shopping?

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Money Advice

For many of us, money is going to be tighter than usual for the foreseeable future. But there are some simple things you can do to help manage a little better.

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