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10 Tips For Saving on Your Energy Bills at Home

Energy bills are the bane of household budgets. After food, they are the thing that British households spend the most on – with the...

Family finances – the realm of women

Women in UK households are increasingly starting to take control of long-term financial planning, and a new report predicts they will completely dictate family finances within the next decade. In homes where people are aged 45 an...

Men in denial over family finances

Women are far more careful than men when it comes to saving money and managing finances, often eager to show off their thriftiness, according to new research. A survey carried out by Quidco on 2,000 adults, found that more men th...

Strain on family finances easing?

Household finances are deteriorating at the slowest rate since December 2010, marginally loosening the grip on our purse strings. The Markit household finance index rose for the third month running in August to 38.9 - its weakest...

Children’s charities warn of rise in child poverty

With stifling austerity measures following on from a double-dip recession, and in the midst of the eurozone crisis, many UK families are struggling to make ends meet. A number of children's charities have even warned that mo...

Family savings take a £13 hit

The growing strain on our finances means it is becoming increasing difficult to save for a rainy day, with squeezed family savings accruing around £13 less each month compared to a year ago. NS&I's quarterly savings sur...

Family finances ‘to be £1,700 worse off’

Putting money aside to help ourselves get by is becoming a lot harder, and with a loss in income due to lower earnings and higher unemployment levels family finances have been hit hard. Across the UK last year, the real disposabl...

Family finance worries drive up current account fraud

You're not the only one if you think juggling your family's finances is stressful, as new findings show that some parents stretch the truth on current account applications in order to secure services for their household. ...

Asda slashes petrol prices by 2p

Filling up with petrol for the week is a real drain on family finances but supermarket Asda has offered some respite by again lowering its pump prices. If you're planning on filling up your tank after the weekly shop at your...

Money worriers ‘saving less cash’

Do you ever feel like your worries about money tend to get in the way of your efforts to resolve your financial problems? If so, you're not alone, as new research suggests that those who fret about their finances save less c...