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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...

Budget 2012: Chancellor champions help for first-time buyers

Climbing on to the property ladder is a real struggle, but Chancellor George Osborne has offered some respite, using his Budget to push a scheme...

Budget 2012: Child benefit changes are softened

Families have been fretting over the Government's plans to reform the child benefit system for months, with the proposals throwing up a range of...

Budget 2012: Misery for millions of motorists

When you need a car to take the kids safely to school, drive to work and ferry the family around, it can be hard...

APD: Families being ‘priced out of the skies’

Thinking of treating your family to a holiday abroad this year? If so, you might want to keep your fingers crossed that Chancellor George Osborne pays heed to protests over his decision to raise Air Passenger Duty (APD) by double the rat...

Women ‘hardest hit by budget cuts’

All of us are feeling the effects of the Government's austerity measures but, according to Labour leader Ed Miliband,it's women who are being hit twice as hard by changes to taxes,benefits and pay. He claimed that Cha...

Parents face up to child tax credit cuts

Do you rely on child tax credits to support your family's finances? Child tax credit is a benefit for parents earning less than the top rate of tax and many parents make use of it to budget their spending each month. ...