What's cheaper? Staycations vs holidays abroad
New research has found that some of the best value family holidays are actually abroad. More »
Asda Travel Money - £5 offered for every £500 spend
Asda is offering £5 for every £500 spent on travel money at bureaus in store to make sure holidaymakers can get the best exchange rates. More »
Cost of family night out higher in the South
Families in the South of England can often end up paying twice the price for a family night out compared to those in the North. More »
Are your retirement savings enough?
Many "under savers" are not investing enough money to claim a pension at the desired target level, says a survey. More »
Home delivery rise expected during London 2012
There is expected to be a rise in online shopping as many of us take advantage of home delivery while working from home during The Games. More »
New rules for packaged accounts announced
To prevent banks and building societies mis-selling packaged accounts, an assessment is to be carried out to ensure we are eligible. More »
Savings balances rise but debts creep up too
The country's saving balances reached their highest level in two years, with falling petrol prices among the factors that have helped. More »
Customers call for cheaper energy bills
A 23% profit from British Gas has sparked many to call for the money to be passed on to customers in the form of cheaper energy bills. More »
Women lagging behind in the monthly savings stakes
Men's monthly savings are on average 45% more than women's, however women are more cautious on splashing out on larger items, says a survey. More »
Tesco launches family-friendly mobile phone plan
Tesco Mobile is launching a new family-friendly mobile reward deal for customers, enabling families to subscribe to the same account. More »
Can you handle school uniform costs?
40% of parents say they will reduce days out and holiday time this summer in order to help pay for stationary and school uniform costs. More »
Thousands could lose child support payments
It is predicted that one in eleven families in England will miss out on child support benefits in the upcoming welfare reforms. More »
Hidden costs a thing of the past?
Consumers may soon get protection from unfair terms, such as hidden costs, under new proposals put forward by the Law Commission. More »
Cheaper car insurance - not always the best?
Many of us may be missing out on adequate cover by choosing the cheaper car insurance price, claims a new study. More »
Paying in cash for housework: A false economy?
Paying in cash for a tradesperson has been branded as "morally wrong" by a Conservative minister, costing UK taxpayers money in the long run. More »
Faster broadband could be in place next year!
98% of us in the UK could soon be getting super-speed 4G broadband services, allowing HD films, books and more to be downloaded much faster. More »
Trying to get out of debt? Stress less
As many of us struggle to get out of debt, we now spend three hours and 15 minutes a week fretting over money, says a report. More »
Thousands regret past financial decisions
10% of British homeowners claim buying their house was the worst financial decision they ever made, says a new study. More »
Have you cashed in your loyalty points?
86% of adults own at least one loyalty card but shoppers are still sitting on £351 million worth of unused loyalty points every year, says research. More »
'Grow your own' and cut the shopping bill
82% of Britons want to become more self-sufficient, with one in four adopting the 'grow your own' method to help save money. More »
Smartphone apps an 'integral part' of family life
Three-quarters of parents share smartphone apps with their kids, with over a third that consider apps to be an "integral" part of family life. More »
Make your views on childcare heard
Parents have been invited to give their views on childcare and how it can be made more affordable as part of a new childcare commission. More »
UK kids taking expensive belongings in holiday luggage
Children are now taking an average of £220 worth of toys, gadgets and clothes away in their holiday luggage, says a study. More »
Concerns over 'insufficient' holiday childcare
Working parents are struggling to find cost effective holiday childcare, due to budget cuts leading to a shortage of available care. More »
Counting the cost of summer holidays
Parents will spend around £66 a week on the cost of summer holidays, which amounts to 15% of the average weekly wage, says research. More »
Parents worry about tuition fees
86% of parents worry they will find it more difficult to pay toward their children's education due to the recession and higher tuition fees. More »
Stay-at-home mums 'worst hit by economic downturn'
48% of women said financial problems are their biggest worry, as they struggle with living costs in this economic downturn, finds a study. More »
Summer travellers urged to get best exchange rate
Holidaymakers could potentially miss out on the best exchange rate by purchasing foreign currency in person rather than online. More »