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Moneywise readers’ best games and toys for teaching kids about money

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

I recently asked my friends in the financial services industry to recommend their favourite games to teach children about money.

The flat white index: How much does taking your own coffee cup save?

Friday, 05 January 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Being something of a coffee connoisseur (read: snob!), I was somewhat stirred by the news that the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has recommended a 25p tax – already dubbed the ‘latte levy’ – on all...

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in December 2017

Friday, 05 January 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of December 2017.

Millennial money mantras: My New Year financial resolutions

Thursday, 04 January 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

New year, new you – or so the saying goes. And once I’ve given myself the 1 January 2018 off to recover from New Year’s Eve (everyone knows New Year’s Day doesn’t count – it’s technically still Christmas).

6% retirement income is ‘sustainable’ if you have a fall back

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

How much income to take from your pension comes down to how much risk you're prepared to take – and if you have other assets.

Your shout: Moneywise readers have their say in November 2017

Monday, 11 December 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of November 2017:

Ditch the presents – it’s not worth getting into debt for Christmas

Friday, 01 December 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Many of us will wake up on Christmas morning to find a windfall of presents strewn at the end of the bed, hanging in a stocking by the fi replace or carefully placed under a cheerfully decorated tree.

How to ask your new daughter-in-law to sign a pre-nup

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 | Blog | By Charles Calkin

As Prince Harry announces his engagement to Meghan Markle, Charles Calkin, financial planner at James Hambro & Co., shares some thoughts on the tricky issue of asking for a prenuptial agreement.

Why we need to talk to friends and family about money

Monday, 27 November 2017 | Blog | By Jane Goodland

“Money is the oil that greases the wheels of society, but oil is filthy sticky stuff and we should clean our hands of it before coming out in polite company” – Debrett’s A to Z of Modern Manners.

Autumn Budget 2017: Spreadsheet Phil’s best jokes

Friday, 24 November 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been accused of doing today’s Budget like a best man's speech.