Work & family

The financial pros and cons of marriage

You may think that proposing to the one you love on Valentine’s Day is a smart financial move, as married couples benefit from several tax perks.

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How the education experts motivate kids to learn about money

Friday, 17 August 2018 | Article

In our increasingly cashless society, teaching children about money is more vital than ever. Our experts explain the best ways to do it.

Watchdog launches investigation into social media influencers’ behaviour

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the behaviour of social media ‘influencers’ on major online platforms.

Make the most of childcare vouchers while you can

Thursday, 16 August 2018 | News

Time is running out for parents to take advantage of the childcare voucher scheme before it closes to new members on 4 October.

You don’t need a degree to be a high earner

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

Job site Indeed has revealed there are plenty of high-paying jobs which don’t require a degree.

Wage growth disappoints, as unemployment reaches 43-year low

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

Real wages have displayed their weakest growth rate in almost a year, despite unemployment falling to a 43-year low.

Does my daughter’s career matter as much as my son’s?

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | Article

Our children are born equal. We have the same hopes and dreams for them. However, many parents probably wouldn’t admit that their expectations for their children are different according to their genders.

Funny money: weird and wonderful ways that Brits save money

Monday, 13 August 2018 | News

From taking free condiments from restaurants to using showers at the gym or office, Brits have a colourful range of money-saving methods.

Direct selling: Make money at your leisure

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Article

If you are good with people and are confident about making a sale, then direct selling could be a way to boost your existing income or build a successful new career.

Easy ways to cut your inheritance tax bill

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 | Article

If you hate the idea of HMRC receiving a large chunk of your estate when you die, read these expert tips on how to reduce your ‘death tax’ bill or, better still, leave your heirs with no tax to pay. 

More than two-thirds of Brits support 'wealth tax' to fund social care

Monday, 06 August 2018 | News

More than two-thirds of Brits think a wealth tax that pays towards the cost of social care should be introduced, a new poll has revealed.