children

Funny money: Kids celebrate as tooth fairy inflation hits 4.9%

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

The amount of money the tooth fairy leaves under a child’s pillow has increased by 4.9% in the last year.

Bank of Mum and Dad being stretched to the limit

Friday, 21 July 2017 | News

Pressure on the Bank of Mum and Dad is forcing many parents to make significant sacrifices and put their own finances at risk, according to new research from Seven Investment Management (7IM).

Adult children costing parents £20.1bn a year

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 | News

Parents are collectively spending £20.1 billion a year while they provide a roof over their adult children’s heads and save for a home of their own.

"Don't give your kids too much money before you die," warns top adviser

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | Article

Tempted to pass on assets to your children to dodge care costs and inheritance tax? Find out why one top financial planner is warning you to err on the side of caution.

Budgeting is the most important skill children should learn, say Moneywise users

Thursday, 22 June 2017 | News

Learning how to budget is the most important financial information children should learn, according to our latest poll results.

Sitting in on personal finance lessons

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 | Article

Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill spent a day with financial education charity MyBnk to see how it teaches personal finance in secondary schools.

Three in ten Moneywise users don’t pay kids pocket money

Thursday, 11 May 2017 | News

Three in ten Moneywise users (29%) don’t pay their kids pocket money, according to the results of our recent poll.

True money stories from smart people: Make your child a millionaire – be a bad parent

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 | Article

You want to help your children have a rich future don’t you? Well, forget Junior individual savings accounts (Jisas), children’s pensions and even the annual postal order from granny and grandpa.

Pocket money hits nine-year high, yet kids still want more

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 | News

The average child receives £7.04 in pocket money each week, yet 41% of kids say they aren’t getting enough cash from their parents.

Raising a child 'costs more than a house'

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 | News

The cost of raising a child from birth to 21-years-old is more than a house, according to new research by LV.