Benefits & savings

Benefits & savings

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

pension five things

Five things to look out for when choosing your pension

The world of pensions can be a confusing one. And trying to choose the right one from a choice of hundreds is not easy...
stocks and shares

How to invest in the stock market

You may not know this, but chances are you are already investing in the stock market. Pensions, ISAs, Child Trust Funds (stakeholder or shares version),...
Macmillan writing will

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...
savings account deal

Two weeks left to get top savings account

Just one company is offering savings accounts that will completely protect your money from rising prices… But the deal might be gone by 17...
child benefit what you're entitled to

How much child benefit will I get?

Changes to the child benefit system mean that not everyone will automatically get the same amount of child benefit, as was previously the case....
Saving for the future

You don’t have to be rich to have an IFA

For many people, seeing an Independent Financial Adviser (aka IFA) is considered a luxury for the rich. However, just as with anything, you can...
Maternity benefits

Maternity rights: what family benefits can you get?

If you’re pregnant or have children there are a range of maternity rights and family benefits available – but many of them are NOT...
clutching at pennies

Your guide to children’s pension

Ask anyone if they’re confused and mistrustful of pensions, and they’ll say yes. That’s not surprising as most people overcomplicate the issue, but this...
life insurance what you need to know

Why do you need insurance?

Life insurance is not a new fad. In Ancient Roman times, they used to have ‘Burial Clubs’ which covered the members’ funeral expenses, and...
legal guardianship

How to appoint legal guardianship for your children

As much as they moan, cry and scream at us, exhaust us, and drain our bank accounts, we love our children unconditionally and would...
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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...