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driving home for christmas Blog 10 January 2013 Driving home for Christmas...»

Driving home for Christmas...

If you're planning a Stone Roses-scale tour to visit everyone this Christmas, here's how to keep the costs down - and stay friends.   More »

Last Christmas order dates Blog 20 December 2012 Don't miss the last Christmas order dates!»

Don't miss the last Christmas order dates!

If you’re shopping online this Christmas, make sure you don’t miss the last order dates. Here’s our at-a-glance guide to the dates you need to know.   More »

jet pack Blog 08 July 2014 The MyFamilyClub Christmas wish list »

The MyFamilyClub Christmas wish list

When we asked staff at MyFamilyClub what they'd like for Christmas, we got some very surprising answers.   More »

childcare Blog 17 December 2012 London’s childcare system ‘creaking’ and in need of 25,000 more places »

London’s childcare system ‘creaking’ and in need of 25,000 more places

More than 25,000 extra free nursery places are needed in London to meet the needs of the poorest households.   More »

Vitamin D deficiency Blog 14 December 2012 One in four children have vitamin D deficiency»

One in four children have vitamin D deficiency

A widespread vitamin D deficiency has led to more of our children being affected by the bone softening disease, rickets, prompting calls for cheaper supplements.   More »

christmas has come early Blog 12 December 2012 Christmas has come early - the top high street sales»

Christmas has come early - the top high street sales

Two in three high street stores have started their Christmas sales already - with savings of up to 50% on offer.   More »

childcare costs quater of income Blog 11 December 2012 Tax relief for childcare costs planned»

Tax relief for childcare costs planned

Parents may soon be able to write off up to a third of their childcare costs against tax – potentially saving families hundreds of pounds a year.   More »

online shopping Blog 07 December 2012 'Spy software' that charges online shoppers more»

'Spy software' that charges online shoppers more

Should shoppers be charged more if they are using an iPad and visiting higher end websites? Or less if they’re using an old computer?   More »

Lorraine Heller Blog 05 December 2012 5 ways to stretch your budget, starting this Christmas!»

5 ways to stretch your budget, starting this Christmas!

As Christmas approaches, MyFamilyClub editor, Lorraine Heller, looks at some easy changes we can make today to get more bang for our buck.   More »

Beano Annual 2013 Blog 04 December 2012 The Beano Annual - the nation's favourite stocking filler»

The Beano Annual - the nation's favourite stocking filler

A budget stocking filler that's never gone out of fashion! Find out where to buy the Beano Annual cheapest.   More »

counting pound coins Blog 03 December 2012 How to stop your savings from losing value»

How to stop your savings from losing value

If you’re a basic-rate taxpayer, you need to find a savings account paying 3.37% or more if you want to stop your savings losing value through tax and inflation. So what can you do?   More »

trolley in supermarket on pale blurry background Blog 30 November 2012 The end of bogus supermarket offers?»

The end of bogus supermarket offers?

Could this mean no more supermarket price 'cons' as new rules are introduced to tackle misleading claims of savings.   More »

christmas list Blog 30 November 2012 Christmas lists and why I converted»

Christmas lists and why I converted

Mum of two and budgeting expert, Naomi Caine, converts from a hater of the Christmas list to a fan. Here’s why…   More »

christmas pudding taste test Blog 29 November 2012 Which price tickles your tastebuds?»

Which price tickles your tastebuds?

Are we paying too much to taste the difference? A recent test shows that budget can also mean delicious, even compared to the posher nosh.   More »

vouchers Blog 28 November 2012 91% vouch for vouchers: Are you one of them? »

91% vouch for vouchers: Are you one of them?

A new survey finds that even the well-off are using shopping vouchers this Christmas. Clearly these savvy shoppers are onto something...   More »

car insurance shop around Blog 26 November 2012 Female? Under 40? Sort your car insurance before 21 December!»

Female? Under 40? Sort your car insurance before 21 December!

Female drivers need to act fast if they want to avoid getting hit by an insurance price hike. Find out how you can avoid the rise and keep your premium low.   More »

shopping lists Blog 21 November 2012 5 reasons to use a supermarket shopping list »

5 reasons to use a supermarket shopping list

In a survey by Sainsbury’s, 90% of us use a shopping list. Here's why lists are a great money-saving tool.   More »

David Cameron - energy plan Blog 20 November 2012 Cameron's energy plan - will families really save £300 a year?»

Cameron's energy plan - will families really save £300 a year?

The government is planning to make energy companies automatically put customers on the cheapest deal. Some claim this will save families up to £300 a year. Are they right?   More »

Supermarket multibuy deals Blog 26 June 2014 Beware the supermarket multibuy deal!»

Beware the supermarket multibuy deal!

Is it time to say bog off to BOGOFs? How those supermarket ‘special offers’ can end up costing you more money, not less!   More »

Lorraine Heller Blog 16 November 2012 Is our fruit and veg too expensive?»

Is our fruit and veg too expensive?

70% of us are not getting our five-a-day. Is it the price that's keeping us away from our greens?   More »

Charlotte Vaughan Blog 14 November 2012 My journey to BBC Breakfast»

My journey to BBC Breakfast

MyFamilyClub's Charlotte gets up at 4.30am to share her money saving tips with BBC Breakfast. Here's how she got along...   More »

parental rules Blog 14 August 2013 New parental leave rules: will you benefit?»

New parental leave rules: will you benefit?

New parental leave plans mean that both parents would be able to share leave after childbirth - what would you do?   More »

family meal Blog 14 November 2012 Is the family meal an endangered species?»

Is the family meal an endangered species?

Many families rarely sit down to eat together nowadays... If you think you're missing a trick, here's how to make your family meals easier - and cheaper.   More »

fuel duty rise Blog 14 November 2012 Will we escape a 3p fuel duty rise (at least until April)?»

Will we escape a 3p fuel duty rise (at least until April)?

It's all going off in the Commons today, as Labour argue for our late Christmas present of a 3p a litre fuel duty rise to be postponed.   More »

Christmas online shopping Blog 14 November 2012 Merry Click-mas! 1.7m Brits plan to do ALL their Christmas shopping online»

Merry Click-mas! 1.7m Brits plan to do ALL their Christmas shopping online

Will you be one of the 1.7m people who plan to ditch the high street completely for their Christmas shopping in 2012?   More »

comet Blog 14 November 2012 Comet sale a massive disappointment»

Comet sale a massive disappointment

Comet’s ‘massive’ sale ahead of its store closures next week has left customers looking for big savings sorely disappointed.   More »

Gemma kids Blog 19 August 2013 We’ve all faced the dilemma: should we go out to a restaurant with our children or not?»

We’ve all faced the dilemma: should we go out to a restaurant with our children or not?

With the MyFamilyClub Dining Club you can get great discounts on family meals out. Interested?   More »

payday loans Blog 14 November 2012 38% of payday loan customers use the cash to feed their family»

38% of payday loan customers use the cash to feed their family

As struggling families seek a quick solution to their financial troubles, it’s the payday loan firms that are emerging as the winners.   More »

womens pay gap Blog 14 November 2012 Women earn 14.9% less than men... for doing the same job!»

Women earn 14.9% less than men... for doing the same job!

For the first time on record, the pay gap between men and women now looks likely to widen, rather than shrink.   More »