Welcome to Clued In - A Guide to Personal Finance and Credit Unions.


Clued-In is a resource aimed at second level students which explains personal finance and the role of credit unions in a concise, easy to follow, engaging format. The resource helps to explore our relationship with our finances, good and bad, and to look at ways we can all make smarter, more informed decisions.

Clued-In will help you understand the difference between a personal loan and hire purchase. You’ll learn how credit cards work, what a credit check is, and what determines your credit rating.

The resource looks at the reasons some people run into financial trouble. It will show you the pitfalls of over stretching yourself financially and highlights the warning signs of financial difficulty.

Discover the golden rules of credit. How lenders decide who to lend money to and how much to lend. The difference between ‘good’ debt and ‘bad’ debt. And what influences our purchasing decisions.

Don’t worry, Clued-In won’t turn you into a scrooge. You won’t be tearing home to switch of the lights. And we doubt if you’ll be hanging teabags out on the line to dry.

Clued-In will equip you with the knowledge to manage your finances smartly – now and in the future. The kind of knowledge that puts you in control.