Family life

Couples save £4.5k tying the knot abroad

Thursday, 12 May 2016 | News

62,000 couples from the UK choose to get married abroad each year, typically saving £4,517 compared to the cost of getting hitched in the UK, according to new research seen exclusively by Moneywise.

Talking to your family about money

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Like many people up and down the country, I’ve just spent time with my extended family over the bank holiday weekend.  And like many families, we did end up talking about money.

Revealed: Moneywise household finances

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | Article

Moira O'Neill, Editor

City Survivors: Cut the cost of saying ‘yes’ to those wedding invites

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Weddings – a marriage made in heaven for the bride and groom, but most certainly not joyous occasions for our purse strings.

How to make a success of living with three generations together under one roof

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | Article

Living with multiple generations together under one roof may seem more akin to Victorian times than life in the 21st century, yet this trend is on the rise.

Clear your clutter for a richer life

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | Article

De-cluttering - getting rid of things we don’t need or want - is actually more about gaining than losing.

What does the Budget 2016 mean for childcare?

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | News

New and existing parents will continue to be able to claim Employer Supported Childcare vouchers until April 2018, details tucked away in the Budget confirm.

Should granny and grandad move in with us?

Thursday, 25 February 2016 | Article

With more than half a million three-generation households in the UK, it appears we’re returning to the living arrangements last seen in the days of Queen Victoria.

World Book Day – free £1 book token for schoolchildren countrywide

Thursday, 25 February 2016 | News

As the weather warms up and outdoors doesn’t seem like quite the freezing wasteland that it has been for what feels like far too long, it may be tempting to ditch your trusty book-and-onesie combo and do something active.

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.