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The latest updates, stories and guides from the Pockit team

February 18, 2024

How to unlock free card delivery!

Unlock free delivery and get a physical Pockit prepaid Mastercard® in a couple of simple steps.

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February 16, 2024

How to open an account in 3 minutes

Some people struggle to open a bank account in the UK. Pockit is a banking alternative that allows you to open a digital account and get a prepaid Mastercard® in 3 minutes. Read our blog post to find out more.

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February 14, 2024

Get some extra cash this Valentine’s Day!

Get some extra cash this Valentine's Day with Pockit

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February 12, 2024

What is credit history and why does it matter?

In this blog, we will cover fundamental information about credit rating, how to access your credit report, and how checking your records may impact your score.

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January 20, 2024

Protect Yourself from Website Cloning: A Guide to Spotting Copycat Websites

An useful guide on how to spot copycat sites and protect yourself from phishing scams around the web

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January 1, 2024

5 ways to make managing your money simpler in 2024!

Get a fresh start this year with Pockit and these 5 simple tips.

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November 28, 2023

What is a money mule and why you should be careful not to become one

You may have heard of ‘money muling’, this is a type of money laundering that is becoming very frequent, especially targeting individuals with little cash. We put together some information on how you can spot signs and what you can do if this happens to you.

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August 3, 2023

Pockit announces new funding round

🚀 We’re thrilled to announce that Pockit has raised $10 million in a growth round from some amazing new partners, Puma Private Equity, and The North East Development Capital Fund, managed by Maven Capital Partners and supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

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July 28, 2022

Pockit customers can find cheaper broadband deals with Youtility

Pockit launched a new feature for our customers: you can now search for better value broadband, phone and TV deals straight from your Pockit app or at Pockit.com.

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June 15, 2021

We made it even easier to add cash to your Pockit account

Managing your money with a Pockit account is super easy. We now made it even easier to top-up cash to your account via PayPoint.

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May 14, 2021

Why we sometimes have to restrict accounts

To ensure our customers are well protected, Pockit is obligated by law to carry out reviews and where required to freeze accounts. We take this responsibility extremely seriously and work with relevant authorities to resolve any queries or concerns.We wanted to share some more information and be as transparent as we can about how we approach this process.

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April 9, 2021

Get your salary earlier with Pockit

When you get your salary paid into Pockit via BACS transfer, we can advance you the money at 6pm on the day before it’s due! No fees, no hassle, just more time with your money.

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December 3, 2020

Inclusive fintech company Pockit completes £15 million fundraising, and announces partnership with Railsbank

Pockit, the inclusive FinTech company focussed on customers who are excluded and underserved by high street banks, announces today that it has a £15 million Series B funding round from existing investors and some new investors. In order to provide a unique opportunity for its growing base of customers and supporters to invest in the business, part of this round includes a crowdfunding round of £500,000.

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December 1, 2020

Why we chose Crowdcube?

As Pockit was built with the mission of driving accessibility to better financial services, we’ve always wanted to be able to give the opportunity to our customers to become investors in our business and own a part of our company.Crowdfunding would not only enable our customers to become investors and help us build and shape our products and services but to many, it would be the first time they would be able to make an investment of this kind by investing as little as £10.

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October 10, 2020

Earn up to £552* a year in Cashback with Pockit

What would you do with an extra £552 per year? Pockit users could earn up to £552 a year in cashback* just by using their Pockit prepaid Mastercard when shopping for everyday essentials

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September 1, 2020

Pockit app update: an easier way to stay on top of your money

A brand new Pockit experience is coming to your phone. We made some design changes to improve our home screen.Everything you need will still be there, but our new design will make it even easier to check your balance, transactions and use your account.

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November 22, 2019

Meet the new Pockit Card — brighter, bolder and available now!

This is the 4th update to the Pockit Card since 2014 and it’s a big one that we are particularly excited about! But just as you should never judge a book by its cover, the bold new look Pockit Card does not change how your Pockit account works, or how you pay with your card.

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