Paul Prowse

Paul Prowse

Writer for MyFamilyClub

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How to stop your savings from losing value

It’s a miserable time for savers. If you’re a basic-rate taxpayer, you need to find a savings account paying 3.37% or more if you...
David Cameron - energy plan

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 - while cutting the number of confusing tariffs on...
pension changes

Pension boost for stay-at-home mums

The government has announced a big shake-up to pensions, with a new ‘flat-rate’ state pension expected to start in 2017. Will it mean more...
woman stressed at work

Child benefit cuts + soaring childcare costs = stressed parent. Here’s how to cope!

A nasty surprise will come through the letterbox of over one million households this week, as letters from HMRC land on doormats across the...
best supermarket price promise

Which supermarket has the best price promise?

Like Asda and Sainsbury’s, Tesco have now set up a ‘Price Promise’ scheme – which promises to refund shoppers the difference of their shop...
childcare changes

How many kids can a childminder cope with?

Childminders and nurseries are to be allowed to look after more children. Will it cut childcare costs, or just lower standards? British families spend an...
Father reads his 6-year-old son a bedtime story.

Do Dads read enough to their kids?

Only one in eight dads read to their children, according to research commissioned by reading charity Booktrust. The survey of over 1,000 parents revealed...
Cancelling gym contracts

New cancellation rights for gym members

Millions of gym members now have new rights to cancel their gym contracts, after several large gym chains were forced to make changes by...
Are you the CEO of your household?

Are you the CEO of your home?

Are you the CEO of the household or do you live in a ‘start-up’? When it comes to managing money, the ‘typical’ British household...
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Win a remote control helicopter!

We're giving you the chance to win a Syma S5 remote control helicopter! This IR controlled 3-channel helicopter can move backwards and forwards, up and...
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Screaming Baby

Britons Would Rather Share a Flight With Rowdy Hen/Stag Parties & Crying Babies Than...

New research by an online flight comparison company has revealed that one in four Britons have experienced a flight where someone has made fellow...

Son Frozen in Fear as Dad Plays Evil Prank with Tarantula

Poor Brooklyn. Gaffer taped and laying down on the floor, dad plays 'guessing game'' with him to win money. He manages to guess the first toy...

Cute Baby Girl Imitates Baby Goat to the Amusement of Mother and Goat Handler

This cute little girl seems to have master the art of 'Goat' and bleats back at the baby goat much to the amusements of...

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Win £150 Amazon Vouchers PLUS 200 FREE Books

We've teamed up with Bookhub.com to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £150 Amazon vouchers and also the opportunity for you and...
Dinosaurs in the Wild

Win 1 x family tickets to Dinosaurs in the Wild at the Birmingham NEC

Win tickets to take the kids somewhere they’ve never been – back in time! Dinosaurs in the Wild is set to take you on...
National Unplugging Day 2017

Win a Children’s 26” Performance Bike by Raleigh Worth £340.00

** THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED ** In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with bike specialist, Raleigh...

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Balmer Lawn Hotel – The Best Hotel in the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan When we were invited to visit the New Forest recently, we jumped at the chance, we all needed a break and...

Incredible Family Fun in the Heart of the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan We recently visited the Balmer Lawn Hotel in the heart of the New Forest, please read our review here. During our...

How Jumping Off in the Alps Helped to Reset my Sails

Reviewed by Gemma Johnson There I was sitting in a hot tub against a back drop of breath-taking Alpine beauty, quietly reflecting on my life...

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Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips

Keep Sane with our Top 10 Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips and Secrets

Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips Summer Holidays and Money Saving do not always spring to mind when that time much anticipated time of year comes...
O2 Recycle For Cash

Make Quick Cash this Summer by Recycling Your Old Device with O2

Summer is here and the six week school break is bound to eat a hole through your pocket with the long days off school...
Junior ISA Shepherds Friendly

Why should you save for your child’s future?

On first look you may think there isn’t a huge amount of difference between a child’s savings account and a Junior ISA (JISA). In...