Crackdown on cash-in-hand nannies
From next year, families will have to contact HMRC every time they pay their nanny, instead of just each quarter. More »
£91,000 'premium' for house near top schools
Parents wanting to buy a property near a top state primary school face paying 42% more than the average house price. More »
No let up for drivers as petrol prices soar
For the first time fuel prices have broken through the 140p barrier, with motorists now forking out an extra £8.44 a month on petrol. More »
Create the ideal workplace - in your own home
A home designer gives his top tips to create a productive, comfortable workspace for home workers. More »
Our fish dish phobia is 'off the scale'
Seafood is the dish that most gets home chefs in a flap, and only 28% of shoppers said they were confident making a fresh fish dish. More »
Families '£10 a week worse off'
The financial squeeze continues to have an impact on families as real income erosions are likely to continue for a third year in 2012. More »
Cameron announces minimum alcohol pricing
There are plans that could mean paying 40p per unit and the banning of multi-buy discounts to tackle irresponsible drinking. More »
Parents 'use kids as an alarm clock'!
45% of parents say they rely on their young ones to wake them up in the mornings, a poll has found. More »
Charity warns of 'slim' Budget gains for families
Citizens Advice suggests the Budget might only put £33 more in the pockets of poorer working families each year. More »
'Absurd' Olympic ticket situation 'will be sorted'
London 2012 bosses are now facing increasing pressure to allow babes in arms at the event. More »
Osborne to close VAT loopholes
Budget plans to close VAT 'loopholes' mean supermarkets will be forced to charge more for hot foods. More »
Miliband questions Budget's family values
Following the budget announcement, Miliband questioned whether the package of measures came close to passing the "fairness test". More »
Could you be a victim of new stamp duty rules?
Estate agents have warned that the impact of the stamp duty rise could affect all people looking to buy new homes. More »
Women of the house 'better at finance'
Women are better at protecting their family's finances, and make better financial decisions, studies have found. More »
Budget: Family holidays hit by air duty rises
From 1 April families will be hit by higher travel costs, as air tax rises were not scrapped in yesterday's Budget. More »
Budget 2012: What it means for families
A breakdown of the Chancellor's financial plan for the upcoming year and how the proposed changes will affect us. More »
Smart ticket to combine bus and rail travel
Stagecoach has launched a system whereby people can travel on both trains and buses with just one, all-inclusive smartcard. More »
Crafty kids 'earning a small fortune'
Kids can earn a whopping £1,270 by the time they are 14 - on top of their pocket money - by using cheeky money-making tactics. More »
Workers set to receive personal tax statements
Today's Budget announcement could contain plans to introduce statements, which will tell you where tax payments are spent. More »
Fuel duty rise 'could force job changes'
The proposed fuel duty increase of 3.02p a litre from August has sparked concern about job prospects. More »
Longer trains set to ease day trip stress
Virgin Trains will provide 150 extra Standard seats on some of their busiest West Coast Main Line services, as of April. More »
Inflation falls to 15-month low-point
Digital camera discounts and cheaper airline tickets have helped to fuel the reduction in the February CPI rate. More »
UK families 'sleepwalking into debt'
One in 10 of us now has over £300 less in disposable income every month than we did a year ago. More »
Parents failing to 'baby-proof' budgets
As many as 50% of would-be parents underestimate just how much it would cost them to prepare and care for a new baby. More »
Save £1682 by making your own lunch
On average, customers pay 349% more to buy lunch at sandwich chains, compared with supermarket prices, research has found. More »
Households 'missing out' on insulation benefits
Figures indicate that only one in 10 homes benefits fully from loft insulation at present. More »
Final plea to ditch air duty rise
ADP is set to rise by 8% from 1 April, but travel industry workers have been campaigning to scrap the plans before the Budget. More »
Chancellor urged to revamp cash ISAs
Ahead of Wednesday's budget, Nationwide has called for a major shake-up of the ISA system. More »