Family life

Back to school money-saving offers

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | News

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, you're probably on the lookout for a few last-minute bargains.

The holes in our schools' finance curriculum

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Blog | By The Moneywise Team

As a 16-year-old who's just finished her GCSEs, it's fair to say I have little to no financial awareness.

Uni of Leicester has cheapest cost of living for students

Thursday, 13 August 2015 | News

The University of Leicester has been revealed as the most affordable for first-year students for the second year running.

£310 spare cash per month buys you happiness

Friday, 07 August 2015 | News

The nation's happiest 10% of people have at least £310 a month as spare cash, nearly double what the average Joe has to enjoy.

Most parents want money taught in primary school

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 | News

Three-quarters of parents want their children to be taught budgeting skills in primary school.

78,000 overpay student loans by £580

Thursday, 30 July 2015 | News

Tens of thousands of former students have overpaid their student loans by £580 on average.

10 ways to help your child save money while studying

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Article

Make sure your kids can cope financially at university with our cost-cutting tips and guide to student discounts.

Summer Budget 2015: Student grants to be replaced with £8k loans

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 | News

Students were dealt some bad news by chancellor George Osborne in his summer Budget with the announcement that maintenance grants are to be replaced by loans of up to £8,200 a year for English students studying outside...

Tax-free childcare scheme delayed

Friday, 03 July 2015 | News

The introduction of the government's tax-free childcare scheme is to be put back until early 2017, following a legal challenge from providers of existing childcare vouchers.

A third of people claim stay-at-home partners 'have it easy'

Friday, 26 June 2015 | News

Stay-at-home husbands or wives work on average 56 hours a week – 17 hours more than their at-work partners excluding the commute, a new survey has revealed.