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Ambitious British teens expect to be earning £70,000 by the time they are 30

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 | News

While it is always good to be ambitious, a new survey has revealed that British teenagers may have slightly unrealistic expectations about their futures.

WIN £12,500 of prizes for schools with our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2019

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | Article

We are launching this year’s Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards – could it be you or your kids’ teacher?

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

Thursday, 31 January 2019 | News

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.

11 money-saving tips for new parents

Friday, 25 January 2019 | Article

Wondering whether you can afford to have a baby or how you’ll cope with the costs of supporting your newborn? Read our guide to making the most of the financial help on offer

How to spot the signs of financial abuse

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Article

Banks and building societies have adopted a voluntary code to tackle financial abuse, and the government has

New laws to prosecute financial abusers planned by government

Monday, 21 January 2019 | News

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.

My money lessons: Paying for the wedding of their dreams

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Article

When Jack Sandford met the love of his life he found enjoying the good things and planning for the future a tough balancing act.

Nine reasons not to join a gym: How to get fit on the cheap

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | Article

Britons spend more than £4 billion a year on gym memberships, with the average gym goer paying £40 a month, whether they get round to using their gym or not.

Weird and wonderful budgeting tips

Monday, 31 December 2018 | Article

Are you living from one pay day to the next and failing to save anything for your future? To get a better grip on your cashflow, try adopting some of these old-school budgeting tips with a modern-day twist

Financial education: why it matters to start young

Monday, 24 December 2018 | Blog | By Carol Knight

You may not immediately think retirement and teaching children about money are things that go together. But for me and my colleagues at TISA, we see the two as going hand in hand