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Brits ‘saving more money each month’

New figures show that Britons have managed to boost their savings in the last three months,with women and young savers driving the increase. Research by NS&I found that Brits are now setting aside 7.17% of their income every...

£36,800 needed for happy families?

A generation of future happy families in the making could have to go without essentials due to the rising expenses associated with everyday living in the modern age. This is view of Chris Johnes, Oxfam's director of UK pover...

Many welfare cut letters ‘sent in error’

You may be from one of the thousands of households recently sent a worrying letter with the news that your benefit payments will be cut, but here's some good news - you could have been told this in error. Charities and socia...

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...

UK families ‘sleepwalking into debt’

While most of us are feeling the pinch from the economic downturn, a new study has found that a shocking one in 10 of us now has over £300 less in disposable income every month than we did a year ago. One of the main reasons for...

How to protect your savings

Looking after your savings is crucial when you have a family. But with interest rates being low and debts getting higher, it’s tricky to...

UK families lag behind in savings stakes

The high cost of putting food on the table and heating our homes doesn't leave much spare cash, so perhaps you won't be too surprised to read we're saving much less than families in some other countries. Lloyds TS...

£656,000 given away in lifetime of tax

Families in the UK are continuing to suffer from the burdens placed upon them by high taxes, new research suggests. According to figures released by the TaxPayers' Alliance, over the course of a 55-year 'lifetime' ...

Parents’ wish list woes amid income falls

If only the relief of Christmas Day marked the end of all the "I want" stress. Even after this year's big event, there will always be a new fad or toy to capture the imaginations of your youngsters,which could ad...

Tips for a successful business

Starting a business can seem scary! But get it right and it’s the most rewarding work you’ll ever do. So we’ve compiled some tips...