family finance

Where to start when buying life insurance

Life insurance is a valuable safety net for anyone with a family to support or a mortgage.

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New 'no-fault divorce' to reduce emotional and financial headaches when marriages end announced

Divorcing couples will no longer have to blame one another for the breakdown of their marriage or face a lengthy wait before they can legally separate.

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Deal of the week: Iceland cuts the price of a whole leg of lamb by a third for Easter

Iceland has cut the price of its whole leg of lamb by a third to just £10 from £15 for Easter.

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More time for grieving families: probate fee hike delayed by Brexit

The new probate fee structure set to be introduced on 1 April has been delayed due to the ongoing Brexit tribulations in Parliament.

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5,000 families a year still have to pay for children’s funerals, despite Prime Minister's promise to abolish charges

Ten months after the Prime Minister promised to scrap children’s funeral fees, leaders at Co-op funeral care have written to Theresa May asking why the proposed 'Children’s Funeral Fund' has not yet been established.

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New laws to prosecute financial abusers planned by government

People who manipulate and control their partner’s money could face prosecution for the first time, under new government plans to widen the statutory definition of domestic abuse.

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Merry Quizmas: test your festive financial knowledge with the Moneywise Christmas Quiz

What would Christmas be without testing yourself on a bit of financial knowledge?

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Santander fined £32.8 million for failing to pass on inheritances worth tens of millions of pounds to bereaved families

Bereaved families were deprived of tens of millions of pounds left to them by their loved ones due to systemic failings at Santander bank, it has been revealed. 

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UK’s worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed

Greenmeadows Park, in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has the slowest broadband in all of the UK, with average download speeds of just 0.14Mbps, according to new figures from uSwitch.com.

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The best deals on Christmas trees revealed: Here's where you can pick up a bargain

It is that time of year again to start thinking about putting up your Christmas tree.

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