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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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Tesco voted UK’s worst supermarket

Tesco has been voted the worst supermarket in the UK – but which was voted the best? Find out how they rank – and...
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A fabulous competition by Camping World, giving you the chance to win a tent, mat and flask for your May Half Term camping trip...

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Thinking ahead to the holidays, here’s a great prize from Drumond Park – Dig In! and Rapidough - two hugely popular table-top games which...

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Chocs away! A super duper hamper packed full of yummy Cadbury treats for all the family to enjoy. All you have to do is...

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How to Camp in Style with Al Fresco – Save Up To 50% on...

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Top 5 Things to Pack on a Big Bus Tour and Top Ten London...

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The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

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Reasons Why You Should Make the Most of Your Child’s New Junior ISA Allowance...

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 fact, you...
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Martin Lewis Explains How to Claim up to £2000 Towards Childcare Costs in New...

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