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KidStartadvertorial Promotion 21 May 2014 How I saved hundreds of pounds a year with KidStart...»

How I saved hundreds of pounds a year with KidStart...

KidStart is a free shopping club for parents, family and friends to save for their children. Here's what their members had to say.   More »

welfare questions answered Feature 16 May 2014 Struggling to make ends meet? Make sure you get the help you need»

Struggling to make ends meet? Make sure you get the help you need

If you’re struggling to make ends meet – whether you work full-time, part-time, or are unemployed – make sure you know what help is out there.   More »

Best cash ISAs Feature 07 April 2014 Beat the taxman with the best cash ISAs»

Beat the taxman with the best cash ISAs

The deadline for ISAs is looming! Here’s how to find the best last-minute ISA deal.   More »

Macmillan writing will Promotion 17 January 2014 How to get a discounted will with Macmillan Cancer Support»

How to get a discounted will with Macmillan Cancer Support

Take advantage of Macmillan's discount will writing service to save you money and ensure your loved ones get what they're due.   More »

Universal Credit housing benefit changes Feature 02 September 2013 Universal Credit – how will it affect your housing benefit?»

Universal Credit – how will it affect your housing benefit?

From October 2013, Universal Credit will replace housing benefit. Find out how Universal Credit will affect your housing benefit payments.   More »

best junior isas Feature 05 September 2013 Best Junior ISAs: The ultimate guide »

Best Junior ISAs: The ultimate guide

Here is our latest take on the best junior ISAs out there.   More »

Children's savings Feature 17 June 2014 Children’s savings: how to save money for kids»

Children’s savings: how to save money for kids

Some children's savings accounts pay as little as 0.2% interest, others pay up to 6%. Find out what the best option for your kids is.   More »

How to pay less tax Feature 24 July 2013 10 easy ways to pay less tax»

10 easy ways to pay less tax

Want to cut your tax bill? Here are 10 quick and easy ways to pay less tax.   More »

how to beat inflation Feature 17 June 2014 How to beat inflation»

How to beat inflation

Are your savings losing value because of inflation? Here’s how to get a decent return on your money.   More »

Maternity benefits Feature 12 June 2014 Maternity rights: what family benefits can you get?»

Maternity rights: what family benefits can you get?

Many benefits are NOT paid to you automatically. Find out what you should be getting.   More »

tax and budget Feature 14 August 2013 Tax and benefit changes - how will you be affected?»

Tax and benefit changes - how will you be affected?

There are some big changes to benefits and tax that kick in from April. Here’s a round-up of what will change.   More »

guardian allowance Feature 05 April 2013 Changes to Guardian's Allowance | FAQs»

Changes to Guardian's Allowance | FAQs

You could get the Guardian’s Allowance if you are bringing up a child whose parents have passed away.   More »

top 10 debt myths Feature 27 March 2013 We reveal the top 10 myths on debts and repayments»

We reveal the top 10 myths on debts and repayments

There are a number of myths and half-truths around debt out there. Let’s have a look at the top 10.   More »

guide to investing for children Feature 23 March 2013 A mini guide on how to invest for your children»

A mini guide on how to invest for your children

From Junior ISAs to Children's Bonds, read up on a brief summary of choices available.   More »

the budget Feature 22 March 2013 Budget 2013: What it means for your family»

Budget 2013: What it means for your family

The Chancellor has delivered his budget for 2013. Find out how will it affect your family.   More »

Saving for grandchildren Feature 23 July 2013 How you can save for your grandchildren»

How you can save for your grandchildren

As a grandparent, you can help shield your grandchild's savings from tax. Find out the best way of saving for your grandkids.   More »

How to keep your child benefit Feature 23 July 2013 How to keep your child benefit»

How to keep your child benefit

If you earn more than £50,000, the new child benefit rules could cost you thousands. But you can still keep your child benefit if you're canny.   More »

child benefit what you're entitled to 24 July 2013 How much child benefit will I get?»

How much child benefit will I get?

Find out how much child benefit you’ll be entitled to under the new Government child benefit reforms.   More »

child benefit questions answered 11 June 2014 Child benefit Q&A»

Child benefit Q&A

What do the child benefit changes mean? Do I still qualify? How much child benefit will I get? Find out here.   More »

Maternity pay 12 February 2013 Maternity pay – the basics!»

Maternity pay – the basics!

Have you worked in the year before your baby is due? Find out what maternity pay you are entitled to.   More »

Junior ISAs explained Feature 22 January 2013 Junior ISA rules: get over £70,000 by your kids' 18th birthday»

Junior ISA rules: get over £70,000 by your kids' 18th birthday

Junior ISAs give you the chance to save money for your kids – tax-free. We show you exactly how they work, and whether they’re the best choice for you.   More »

What is universal credit? Feature 17 October 2013 What is Universal Credit? How will it affect my benefits?»

What is Universal Credit? How will it affect my benefits?

The way you receive benefits is about to change. Find out how, and whether your family will be better or worse off.   More »

How much tax do I have to pay? Feature 10 January 2013 How much tax should you be paying?»

How much tax should you be paying?

We explain the basics of tax in a straightforward manner, and dispel some of the myths surrounding it.   More »

heating grants Feature 10 April 2013 Heating grants could save you £100s this winter»

Heating grants could save you £100s this winter

Are you eligible for a heating grant? You could get free cash to cut your energy bills and improve your property - find out how to claim.   More »

council tax help Feature 10 January 2013 Council tax benefit: you could get over £700 a year»

Council tax benefit: you could get over £700 a year

If you’re eligible for council tax benefit, you could see your council tax bill cut by hundreds of pounds. Do you qualify?   More »

Benefits for 16 year olds 12 February 2013 Benefits for 16 year olds - can you still get it all?»

Benefits for 16 year olds - can you still get it all?

When your child turns 16 it doesn't mean you lose all benefits. Find out what benefits for 16 year olds are available so you don't lose out.   More »

am I entitled to housing benefit 12 February 2013 Am I entitled to housing benefit?»

Am I entitled to housing benefit?

Over a million of us have not claimed the housing benefit we're entitled to, leading to £3.1bn in unclaimed housing benefit. Could you be missing out?   More »

free nursery places 08 July 2014 How to get free nursery places»

How to get free nursery places

We explain the ways you could get free nursery places for your child, or all childcare paid for.   More »

Sure Start Maternity Grant 15 August 2013 Sure Start Maternity Grant – the basics!»

Sure Start Maternity Grant – the basics!

The Sure Start Maternity Grant is a £500 payment to new parents. Find out if you can get it!   More »