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‘Recession could last another 20 years’

Young families could be among the biggest victims of the recession and the economic problems could continue for another 20 years, experts have warned. A battle of sorts could emerge out of the recession between the younger and ol...

Family incomes finally poised for a rise?

Families are set to receive a long-awaited boost to their finances in the new year, according to researchers. In 2013 households will enjoy their first real increase in income since the credit crunch first hit back in 2008, the C...

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...

Extent of the recession revealed by families

The extent of the recession on families across the UK is certainly tough to truly gauge. One thing for sure, according to new figures released by the research company HPI, is that most of us have had to make serious cutbacks in ...

Are those supermarket offers really money saving?

As the recession stretches on and we all get used to shopping around to push our pounds to the limit, the value of a good supermarket discount can never overestimated. Or can it? While supermarkets have always put themselves for...

Fuel prices lowered after Sainsbury’s cuts its costs

As more and more families are dragged into the battle against the rising costs of living, a major supermarket has done its bit to help out by offering cheaper fuel at a particularly damaging time. Sainsbury's, which we all k...

British Gas set to increase utility costs

As if we haven't already had enough of price hikes over the past year or so,the latest disappointment for many of us is that British Gas is on the brink of pushing up its utility costs even more. Centrica, the energy firm&#...

Queen’s Speech: The family issues

With the UK recently slipping back into recession, families across the country turned their attentions to the Queen's Speech on Wednesday in a bid to find out how the Government intends to take the UK forward. So what were t...

Bills and debts are higher than income

The troubled economy has left many of us struggling to keep a tight rein on our personal finances, and it is now thought that around three million British families are in the same boat. According to Legal & General's Mon...

Bank balances rise despite recession

Living through the recession has been difficult for many of us and our families, but in spite of the downturn our savvy saving skills have actually led to an overall upturn in our bank balances. A customer savings report by ING D...