Real Money Stories

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Sarah’s Real Money Story: a tale of two relationships

Zopa customer Sarah shares what she’s learned from the two very different relationships that have shaped her Real Money Story

4 min • 1 Apr 2021

John’s Real Money Story - investing, borrowing and back again

John’s a Zopa investor, who’s also taken out a Zopa loan. We spoke to him about his approach to money and the role investing and…

3 min • 30 Mar 2021

What you need to know before you buy a house

Lockdown, working from home and a distinct lack of holidays and/ or social life equalled a 2020  of spending way too much time…

9 min • 18 Jan 2021

My Real Money Story: 2020 and beyond

Last year, Tarryn told us about her fin ` ncial goals and how money made her feel in her Real Money Story. Six months later, she…

3 min • 4 Jan 2021

Real Life Money: Your work rights

2020 has shifted the way many of us think about work for the foreseeable future. But with job insecurity on the rise and a shift…

7 min • 3 Sep 2020

How to start a conversation about your debt

StepChange, the UK’s leading debt advice charity, helps over 600,000 people with free, impartial debt advice each year. They see…

4 min • 14 Aug 2020

Savings: how to get started in 2020

For many of us, the last few months have been a wake-up call when it comes to our finances. We know we should have savings, but…

4 min • 12 Aug 2020

How we have meaningful real money stories with our customers

At Zopa we use in-depth customer interviews to help us understand how we can really help people with their finances. Millie…

3 min • 20 Jul 2020

Real Money: Flexible furlough and your rights

Our personal finances have changed a lot in the last few months so we’ve asked Laura Whateley, our Real Money Correspondent, to…

5 min • 9 Jul 2020

Introducing our Real Money Column

Our personal finances have changed a lot in the last few months so we’ve asked Laura Whateley, our Real Money Correspondent, to…

3 min • 30 Jun 2020

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