Higher air taxes come into force
Changes took effect over the weekend that means the average plane ticket will now cost around 8% more. More »
Unions express Diamond Jubilee concern
Unions fear some bosses will refuse to recognise Tuesday 5 June as a national holiday for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. More »
Avert DIY disaster this Easter
As a nation we pay £4.4 billion every year on botched DIY jobs, according to research. More »
Mortgage applications to get tougher
The proposed changes will place more emphasis on mortgage approvals being dependant on incomes and outgoings. More »
Don't miss April 5 cash ISA deadline
The Financial Ombudsman Service warns that sending in your cash ISA application at the last minute could mean missing out on your tax-free allowance. More »
UK hotels slash costs to help families
British hotels are aggressively slashing prices this summer to make sure staycation alternatives remain an attractive bargain. More »
Household assets 'at an all-time high'
Despite income and savings being at an all-time low, the physical assets of Britons have reached record breaking levels. More »
Family fridge 'packed with modern fodder'
A tenth of people now only purchase ready peeled or prepared fruit and vegetables, while just one in 20 did in previous years. More »
Women account for two thirds of council job losses
Of all the jobs lost in local government since 2010, more than 68% were among women. More »
'Stagger' school holidays for cheaper breaks
One family holiday specialist has suggested that staggering school holidays could be a solution to help even out holiday prices. More »
Mobile phone roaming charges to be cut
The EU Commission has decided to take action agains the "roaming rip-off" by reducing the charges to use a mobile phone abroad. More »
London rent costs 'causing strife'
London families renting a two bedroom home need to earn a combined £52,000 to be comfortable, research has shown. More »
Government defends 20% 'pie tax'
The Government is to charge VAT on hot takeaway food from supermarkets and shops like Greggs, adding 20% to the cost. More »
Confirmed fall in South West water bills
Following new legislation, families in the South West will have £50 a year cut from their water bills. More »
Pension pots 'worth £13,000 less'
The value of our pension pots has fallen significantly over the last 12 years, new figures show. More »
Don't panic-buy petrol, warns AA and Esso
Motorists have been urged to stick to their normal buying patterns despite news of a fuel tanker strike, as panic-buying petrol would prompt a fuel shortage unnecessarily. More »
Free parenting classes for new parents
To encourage parents to ask for help in the early years, a new scheme run by charities will deliver a series of free parenting sessions. More »
Cruise the Mediterranean for only £1
To attract more holidaymakers, a cruise company is now offering trips to the Mediterranean at a cost of £1 for second passengers. More »
Water efficiency saves planet and your pocket
According to the website Save Water Save Money, if you reduce your water usage by 45 litres a day, you could save £54.75 a year. More »
Public and private sector pay comparisons 'may be misused'
Unions have warned that comparing public sector pay rates to the private sector could be misleading. More »
New legal rights for scam and rip-off victims
Consumers are to be given new rights against misleading and aggressive traders. More »
Home improvements could be 'worthless', says HSBC
The cash value a home improvement will actually add to your property has dropped since last year. More »
How to battle pumped up petrol prices
The Debt Advisory Line has issued some money saving tips it hopes will ease the pressures placed on drivers. More »
'Kinship carers' need more support
Local authories must do more to help families who care for other people's children, experts have said. More »
Royal Mail free to price first-class stamps
Ofcom has said it will no longer be responsible for determining the price of stamps, a move likely to make them more expensive. More »
Working dads 'too busy for bedtime stories'
Three quarters of dads don't have time to read with their children because of work commitments, says a survey. More »
easyJet launches reserved seating trial
As part of a new trial, easyJey is allocating seats for each individual ticket on a number of services, such as Luton to Malaga. More »
One in three newborns 'will live to 100'
The number of centenarians looks set to increase further in the future, highlighting the importance of saving from an early age. More »