Family budgeting

Family budgeting

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

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...
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...
three children sitting around open piggy bank

Pocket money: teaching kids the value of money

It’s a thorny subject in some households and lucky is the parent who has never heard the words: “but Jonnie in my class gets...
debt problems

Debt problems ‘often hidden from partners’

Do you really know the state of your partner’s finances? A study by the Co-Operative Bank has found that more than one in 10...
how to deal with debt

How to get out of debt

If you’re feeling anxious and stressed about your finances, you’re not alone. Last year, YouGov conducted a survey on behalf of the IFP and...
household bills

How to cut costs on household bills

Energy bills can take a huge chunk out of the household budget, but here are a few tips to help bring them down. 1....
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...
Budget 2012 impact on cost of living

Budget 2012: Case studies – meet the winners and losers

Let’s face it, trying to absorb the Chancellor’s full hour-long speech, working out what it will mean specifically to us and our families is...
tired woman

Stop the money stress and take control!

Are money worries getting you down?  Do you wonder how you can manage the family budget and still afford treats for you and the...
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...
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