Benefits & savings

Benefits & savings

All you need to know about child benefit, tax credits, benefit entitlements and savings

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3 Ways To Get Help With Childcare Costs

Childcare is one of those astronomical expenses that we don't really consider until we start to need it. At which point, we gasp for...
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We Reveal The Top 10 Myths On Debts And Repayments

Most of us have debts of some sort of the other. Whether it’s credit card debt, an overdraft or a mortgage, debts need to...
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How Will Families Be Affected By April’s Benefit Changes?

This month sees the start of changes to several welfare benefits. Linda Gyamfi, Welfare Benefits Specialist at national charity Turn2us explains more about  some of...
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Attention parents: make sure you use your child’s full Junior ISA allowance and enjoy...

If your child has a Junior ISA, the annual deadline to use their £4,080 allowance is getting closer, so take advantage now. If they...

The Importance of Child Savings

It feels like every month there is a brand new “must have” toy, video game or piece of technology released for children. They may...
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Beat the taxman with the best cash ISAs

Even though ISA interest rates are awful at the moment, they’re still a must-have savings option. Below we explain why this is - and...
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How to get a discounted will with Macmillan Cancer Support

Writing a will might be the last thing on your mind - but if you die without one, there is no guarantee your assets...
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Universal Credit – how will it affect your housing benefit?

From October 2013, Universal Credit - a new benefit for people of working-age - will be rolled out across the country, replacing housing benefit....
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Best Junior ISAs: The ultimate guide

Do you want your kids to get a head start in life and get them financially savvy at the same time? Of course you...
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Children’s savings: how to save money for kids

Children's savings accounts vary enormously. Some banks pay as little as 0.2% interest, others pay up to 6%. Some let you withdraw the cash...
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15 Ways to Make Your Salary Stretch Until January Payday

Many of us got paid a week early in time for Christmas, but it comes with a catch - we have to make that...
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New Years Saving Resolution: Saving For Your Future.

‘New Year, New You’ is a commonly heard phrase at this time of year. New Year’s resolutions usually involve pledging to give up alcoholic...

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There's just a week or so of shopping days left until Christmas and as you whizz around looking for those last-minute gifts and presents,...