Family budgeting

Family budgeting

Practical tips on budgeting, cutting costs in the home and managing your finances

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5 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

It’s that time of year again. Every January we resolve to finally get fit, lose weight, and eat more healthily – but how many...
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How To Get Emergency Help With Money This Christmas

Need urgent help with money this Christmas? Don’t know where your next meal is coming from (let alone how to get the kids some...
childcare tax break

Working parents to get up to £2,000 for childcare

Working parents will now get 20% of their annual childcare costs – up to £2,000 per child – paid for by the government in...
tips when taking out a loan

Don’t take out a personal loan without reading this first

If you’re looking to take out a personal loan, you want to get the best deal possible. To do that, please take a couple...
budgeting for christmas

Budgeting for Christmas

It’s that time of year when Christmas is on the horizon and everyone is starting to think about presents, holiday plans and arranging to...
autumn statement - how does it affect your family

Autumn Statement: Find out if your family wins or loses

The Autumn Statement is like a mini-Budget, in which the government announces the changes it will make to things like taxes, benefits, savings and...
payday loan alternatives

Don’t get ripped off – alternatives to payday loans

Payday loans have been in the news again, with the government planning to introduce a new law to cap the cost of such loans....
dream christmas

Have your dream Christmas (on a budget)

The light switch-on ceremonies have begun, the supermarkets and shops are decked out like winter wonderlands, and the tear jerking adverts are coming thick...
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How to baby-proof your budget

The months before your baby is born are exciting, wonderful... and expensive. The average parents-to-be spend £2,000 before the baby even arrives. Add in all...
money management apps

Money management apps for kids

How much do your kids know about money? New research has shown that over 40% of 14-25 year olds don’t know the difference between...
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Screaming Baby

Britons Would Rather Share a Flight With Rowdy Hen/Stag Parties & Crying Babies Than...

New research by an online flight comparison company has revealed that one in four Britons have experienced a flight where someone has made fellow...

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...

Cute Baby Girl Imitates Baby Goat to the Amusement of Mother and Goat Handler

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 £150 Amazon Vouchers PLUS 200 FREE Books

We've teamed up with Bookhub.com to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £150 Amazon vouchers and also the opportunity for you and...
Dinosaurs in the Wild

Win 1 x family tickets to Dinosaurs in the Wild at the Birmingham NEC

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

** THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED ** In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with bike specialist, Raleigh...

DON'T MISS! CHEAP TRAVEL & DAYS OUT

Balmer Lawn Hotel – The Best Hotel in the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan When we were invited to visit the New Forest recently, we jumped at the chance, we all needed a break and...

Incredible Family Fun in the Heart of the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan We recently visited the Balmer Lawn Hotel in the heart of the New Forest, please read our review here. During our...

How Jumping Off in the Alps Helped to Reset my Sails

Reviewed by Gemma Johnson There I was sitting in a hot tub against a back drop of breath-taking Alpine beauty, quietly reflecting on my life...

DON'T MISS! SAVE & MAKE MONEY

Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips

Keep Sane with our Top 10 Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips and Secrets

Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips Summer Holidays and Money Saving do not always spring to mind when that time much anticipated time of year comes...
O2 Recycle For Cash

Make Quick Cash this Summer by Recycling Your Old Device with O2

Summer is here and the six week school break is bound to eat a hole through your pocket with the long days off school...
Junior ISA Shepherds Friendly

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...