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Are you being ripped off by £52 million on school uniform?

How much do you pay for your school uniform? Too much? With the average cost of uniforms exceeding £200 for secondary school and £160 for...

Schools ‘must keep uniform costs down’

Keeping the cost of school uniform down is the "moral responsibility" of headteachers, council leaders have claimed. Parents who are struggling financially should not have to spend large amounts on pricey uniforms becau...

School basics ‘cost parents £5,000’

Parents have to fork out more than £5,000 for the essentials needed by their children at school, new figures suggest. To cover 12 years of schooling for two children a family will pay out £5,033 on school unifo...

How to teach your teens to pay for themselves

Teenage wants are notoriously expensive. But pleasing them doesn’t have to mean haemorrhaging your bank account! Here are some tips to make it work...

10 steps to an easy laundry system

Coping with the tonnes of laundry that the average family produces is no mean feat! Just when you think it’s in hand, another load...

What can you teach your teen to save you time?

Looking after children is a 24-hour occupation, but as they develop into teenagers it should get easier, shouldn’t it? Learning independence is beneficial to...

How to shop for family essentials –and stick to budget!

Shopping for children’s parties, making sure you have all the school uniform and equipment you need, and tackling the mountain of Christmas shopping can...

Back-to-school boost for retailers

Parents up and down the country had to scrimp and save to provide their children with new kit last month as the new academic year began. And it seems our efforts may have had a knock-on effect on the UK retail sector, as back-to-...

How to save on school supplies

Kids need new school supplies? They can cost hundreds of pounds once you’ve included shoes, blazers and sports kits. But don’t fret – there...