Three in four parents worry about adult kids’ finances

Monday, 12 February 2018 | News

Three-quarters (76%) of parents still feel responsible for their children’s financial security once they’ve grown up, according to new research from Legal & General.

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.

Make your child money savvy by age seven

Friday, 22 September 2017 | Article

While most of us expect our children to display good manners from an early age, we’re not so mindful about their financial habits. Here are a few fun ideas to get started.

Kid’s savings special: Start to build your child’s nest egg

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | Article

As your kids get older, look out for top current and savings accounts to help their cash grow.

Kid’s savings special: Best stocks and shares junior Isas

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | Article

Find out how Jisas work – plus our pick of the main providers.

What 10 financial experts are teaching their kids about money

Thursday, 07 September 2017 | Article

Tips from top financial professionals on how they encourage their offspring to start saving.

Stat of the month: Cost of raising a child jumps to £75,436

Thursday, 24 August 2017 | News

The basic cost of raising a child to the age of 18 has risen to £75,436 for a couple, with family finances being hit as the government reduces the amount of financial support available.

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.