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How I taught my five children 10 lessons about money

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | Blog | By Charles Calkin

You start with great plans to go through the Financial Times with them every morning but it doesn’t seem to happen! I'm a financial planner and father of five adult children. While my wife and I may not have taught my...

Young people across the country are getting involved in My Money Week

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 | Blog | By Russell Winnard

Students across the country are about to get excited about money, writes Russell Winnard, head of educator facing programme and services at Young Enterprise. 

City Survivors: Cut the cost of being a wedding guest with something old or borrowed

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

"Here comes the bride, all fat and wide,” goes the somewhat mean-spirited lyric.

Time’s up for the triple lock on state pensions

Friday, 19 May 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Three days, three manifestos, and the battle lines are drawn for the triple lock on state pensions.

How I saved £800 on gas and electricity in less than 10 minutes

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | Blog | By Rachel Lacey

Earlier this month business secretary Greg Clark hit the headlines when he said he’d never switched energy suppliers because he thought it was a ‘hassle’.

Financial firms support primary school money lessons

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

At Moneywise we believe that money lessons in primary schools should not be optional.

City Survivors: It’s about time Generation Rent got some good news

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Here’s a statement that’ll either make you laugh or cry, or possibly both – millennials face an average wait of 59 years before they have enough in savings to get on the London property ladder.

Wanted: young professional to live rent-free for a year in London

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Rising rents and unaffordable house prices are two things I often bemoan in my City...

Pet insurance is a lifesaver – and not just for our dog

Monday, 10 April 2017 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) there were 57 million pets in the UK in 2016, with dogs and cats making up 41% of that figure.

City Survivors: Lifetime Isa versus the Help to Buy Isa or a workplace pension

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

The sixth of this month sees the launch of the Lifetime Isa – dubbed the ‘Lisa’ (not to be confused with any friends or relatives also named Lisa).