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Budgeting

  • How to Budget for Emergencies

    How to Budget for Emergencies

    There is bound to be a time at least once in life when you are faced with an emergency and you don’t know what to do. There is bound to …

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  • Easy Ways to Budget for Maternity Leave

    Easy Ways to Budget for Maternity Leave

    Expecting a baby is exciting, but it can also be a daunting time from a financial perspective. Aside from the sleep deprivation and responsibility, it’s likely that your finances will …

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  • How to Create a Budget that is Flexible and Easy to Follow

    How to Create a Budget that is Flexible and Easy to Follow

    Here are some tips on how to create a budget that will work for you. In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to have a budget that you …

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Finance for Parents

  • Changes to Childcare Costs

    Changes to Childcare Costs

    One of the most common struggles for working parents is childcare, and the expense of private childcare is often at the top of that struggle. Many employers now provide access …

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  • Funding School Fees: Is there a Financially Beneficial way?

    Funding School Fees: Is there a Financially Beneficial way?

    By Stuart Vitty Funding a good education for children is one of the most valuable gifts parents or grandparents can provide. It is one of the biggest financial commitments a …

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Mortgages

  • What are the Repayments on a £250,000 Mortgage?

    What are the Repayments on a £250,000 Mortgage?

    What are the Repayments on a £250,000 Mortgage? If you’re considering taking out a mortgage for a home purchase, you’ve probably wondered, “What will 250000 mortgage repayments look like?” It’s a common …

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Savings

Pensions

  • Setting Up a Pension for your Children

    Setting Up a Pension for your Children

    By Victoria Hicks MMB Magazines columnist for all things family finance. A Director & Chartered Financial Planner with a young family herself. You may wonder if that question includes a …

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Insurance

  • 5 Top Tips to Save on your Family Life Insurance

    5 Top Tips to Save on your Family Life Insurance

    The daily living costs alone are enough to require tight management of your budget, without additional costs such as clothing, toys, trips and education. As a result, it can be …

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Tax

  • Marriage Tax Allowance

    Marriage Tax Allowance

    By Claire Howarth It is surprising to hear that out of the 4.2 million couples entitled to claim the allowance only 35% have taken up the offer.  With the budget …

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  • The Facts – Inheritance Tax

    The Facts – Inheritance Tax

    By Stuart Vitty The first Conservative Budget for almost 20 years confirmed plans to introduce a new main residence nil-rate band of £100,000 from April 2017, increasing each year, up …

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Top Tips

  • Top Financial Tips for Expectant Parents

    Top Financial Tips for Expectant Parents

    Becoming a parent is likely to be one of the most life-changing events that anyone is likely to experience during their lifetime.  One day you’re living life with the freedom …

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  • 5 Top Tips to Save on your Family Life Insurance

    5 Top Tips to Save on your Family Life Insurance

    The daily living costs alone are enough to require tight management of your budget, without additional costs such as clothing, toys, trips and education. As a result, it can be …

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  • Family Finance Checklist

    Family Finance Checklist

    By Natalie Wright – Mazars Information, tips and guidance to help working mothers map out their finances with this easy to follow family finance checklist Whilst women are increasingly better …

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  • Why Financial Health should be a Priority

    Why Financial Health should be a Priority

    By Polly Ker – Mortgage & Protection Adviser New Year’s resolutions give us all a great sense of pre-achievement as we announce them, watching yet another year come to an …

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