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local produce 12 February 2013 Save cash with locally grown grub»

Save cash with locally grown grub

With regional producers offering value for money products, many will be going local in 2012, says a report.   More »

rent to buy 12 February 2013 Beware the true cost of rent-to-buy products»

Beware the true cost of rent-to-buy products

Warning that some schemes mean you are paying twice as much as it would cost to buy the product in the high street.   More »

family beach holiday 12 February 2013 Thomas Cook: Cheaper holidays for 2012!»

Thomas Cook: Cheaper holidays for 2012!

Thomas Cook has recently launched its 2012 campaign with discounts of up to £400 for the peak season.   More »

quality time with child 12 February 2013 Quality time: The best new year's resolution»

Quality time: The best new year's resolution

According to a survey, 14% of children want their parents to spend more time with them in 2012.   More »

couple looking at their finances 12 February 2013 Families braced for tax credit reductions»

Families braced for tax credit reductions

The forthcoming increase in personal tax allowance will be undermined by other tax reforms, says a study.   More »

cut budget 12 February 2013 'Non-essential' items to go out of the window»

'Non-essential' items to go out of the window

New research suggests that almost £1 billion will be cut from people's budgets in the new year.   More »

new year new budget 12 February 2013 Balance your family's budget in 2012»

Balance your family's budget in 2012

Financial resolutions are increasingly popular as 49% of us are aiming to improve our approach to money in 2012.   More »

shopping list 12 February 2013 Save money - make a shopping list»

Save money - make a shopping list

Researchers have revealed that sticking to a shopping list can save around £1,500 a year!   More »

Piggy bank on the beach 12 February 2013 easyJet slashes family holiday deposits!»

easyJet slashes family holiday deposits!

easyJet limits its deposits to £50 per person along with an extra two weeks to pay off the holiday.   More »

woman stressed at work 12 February 2013 Women workers 'more stressed than men'»

Women workers 'more stressed than men'

Statistics suggest that women are almost three times more likely to take time off work due to stress than men.   More »

counting pound coins 12 February 2013 Families £15 worse off this year»

Families £15 worse off this year

Due to pressure on our everyday spending power, families lose out £15 a week compared to last year, says research.   More »

shopping bags 12 February 2013 January Sales - Don't be caught out by returns»

January Sales - Don't be caught out by returns

Shoppers are reminded to always check the returns policy, for each store, when finding sale bargains.   More »

vacuum cleaner 12 February 2013 Nine hours more cleaning done over Christmas»

Nine hours more cleaning done over Christmas

A quarter of us plan on cleaning every day over the Christmas period.   More »

debit cards 12 February 2013 Could this be the end for card surcharges?»

Could this be the end for card surcharges?

Excessive surcharges for debit card transactions could be about to end.   More »

holiday work 12 February 2013 Holiday days are there to be taken!»

Holiday days are there to be taken!

Research indicates that UK workers still have an average of six days holiday to take by December.   More »

airport delays 12 February 2013 Delay times down at UK airports!»

Delay times down at UK airports!

Last summer fewer holiday passengers suffered delayed flights compared to 2010, says a report.   More »

cream crackers 12 February 2013 Budget for 7.5% higher Christmas dinner costs!»

Budget for 7.5% higher Christmas dinner costs!

A typical basket of festive goods has increased in price by 7.5% since last December, says research.   More »

right to buy 12 February 2013 Young families given help to buy their homes»

Young families given help to buy their homes

Government proposes an increase on the discounts it offers to council tenants who want to purchase their own homes.   More »

DIY 12 February 2013 DIY: A cracking use of time for 2012»

DIY: A cracking use of time for 2012

The new year's resolution for 56% of us is to find time for home improvements, says a recent survey.   More »

christmas delivery 12 February 2013 Don't be caught out by gift delivery pitfalls!»

Don't be caught out by gift delivery pitfalls!

With around 25% suffering at the hands of a late delivery last year, shoppers are urged to take steps to avoid disappointment.   More »

grandparents christmas dinner 12 February 2013 Who's footing your Christmas food bill?!»

Who's footing your Christmas food bill?!

According to research, more than half of the nation's over 50s will be funding the Christmas feast this year.   More »

Greece 12 February 2013 Greece expected to offer super savings for 2012»

Greece expected to offer super savings for 2012

Greece will offer the best value break for families next year, says travel firm.   More »

junior ISA 12 February 2013 Junior ISA - the gift that just keeps giving»

Junior ISA - the gift that just keeps giving

Investing in a Junior ISA could be the Christmas present that your child benefits from for years to come.   More »

paid overtime 12 February 2013 Not enough hours in the working day?»

Not enough hours in the working day?

Figures reveal that paid overtime was regularly offered to around 825,000 fewer workers this year.   More »

wardrobe 12 February 2013 Calling all discerning fashion fans!»

Calling all discerning fashion fans!

Do you really need the things that are seemingly too cheap to resist?   More »

christmas sleep 12 February 2013 Decent snooze time hard to find at Christmas»

Decent snooze time hard to find at Christmas

Money worries keep 51% of us awake at night, followed by fears about present deliveries and late-night parties.   More »

golden egg 12 February 2013 It's never too soon to save for the future»

It's never too soon to save for the future

Younger workers could suffer a 20% hit by the time they reach retirement, if they delay making savings.   More »

working mum 12 February 2013 Part-time work - the best of both worlds?»

Part-time work - the best of both worlds?

Mums employed part-time are just as involved in their youngsters' school as stay-at-home mums, according to research.   More »

Credit card and euro coins 12 February 2013 Save £111 on family holiday money»

Save £111 on family holiday money

The Office of Fair Trading has revealed how carefully handling your travel spends could lead to considerabe savings.   More »