Benefits & savings

Benefits & savings

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

child savings

How to build savings for your child

All parents want to give their children the best possible start in life, and investing in a savings scheme of some kind is a...
pension plan

What you need to know about pensions

The word ‘pension’ describes the income which is provided to somebody when they are in retirement. A ‘pension plan’ is the investment vehicle which...
Junior ISAs

Your ten-step guide to starting a savings plan

It’s probably been on your to-do list for a while, but starting a savings plan doesn’t have to be such a chore. Follow our...
family in the park

Junior ISAs – what you need to know

ISAs – or Individual Savings Accounts – have been available in the UK since 1999. But the brand new Junior ISAs will now give...
benefits

An easy guide to benefits

You might not think benefits are for you, particularly if you’re in work. But it could be that you qualify for some support. And...
gift of giving

How to make the most of what you give to charity

Christmas is over, so what are you going to do with your unwanted gifts? If you take the children’s discarded toys to the local...
tax

Your Christmas present from the Tax Man

I think most people would agree that a chunky rebate from the tax man would be a welcome Christmas present. Every year, millions of people...
premium bond

Premium bonds: Christmas turkeys or just icing?

Many of us were given Premium Bonds for Christmas when we were little – and they are still around today, but are they “Christmas...
unhappy investor

Unhappy investor? Keep calm and carry on!

The UK financial markets went down for nine successive days at the end of last month – so it probably doesn’t feel like a...
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Screaming Baby

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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...

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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 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

In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with bike specialist, Raleigh to give one lucky winner a...

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Forest Holidays

Save a Massive 15% on a Forest Holidays Family Escape

The Freedom of the Forest with Your Family A Forest Holiday is whatever you want it to be. Escape to one of nine idyllic locations,...
Holiday Tips for Parents

Keep Stress Levels to a Minimum When Travelling with Children

Now we are hitting the run up to summer, it’s time to start thinking about our summer holidays. Whether you had yours booked since...
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The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

When your child’s birthday rolls around, the expenses can quickly add up. However, you don’t need to break the bank to throw them a...
Shepherds Friendly Junior ISA

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...
Martin Lewis Childcare Costs

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

Parents take note! There’s a new kid on the block that could mean up to £2,000 to help towards childcare costs. The Tax Free...