Commentary

11.06.2020

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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02.06.2020

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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07.04.2020

Anticipate

Be kind. Plan for experiences. And if you are able to, start putting money aside now for things you want to do or have in the future. Just enough to get you going and give you a goal. Social distancing is only temporary and won’t last forever. “It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.’’

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01.04.2020

The Birth of Buffernomics

HyperJar is about building buffers in financial relationships, a vision that came from years of collective experience from HyperJar's founders.

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24.03.2020

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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19.03.2020

Your money and HyperJar

What unsettling times for our personal finances. We're all looking at our income and outgoings and wondering what both might look like in the coming weeks and months

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10.01.2020

Now and then

We’re often told to live in the moment, to enjoy the now. It can be decent advice, if you’re not appreciating the good things about your life, and dreaming too much of things you don’t have. There’s a whole mindfulness industry designed to help people with this:

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11.12.2019

Whose round is it anyway?

We’ve had pubs for 1000 years, and the tradition of buying a round probably goes back just as long. But we all know it can get awkward, even among close friends.

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