Spring statement – Investors

Like its predecessor, the spring budget, the spring statement heralds the beginning of the end of the financial year.  It also sets out what investors can expect from the year ahead.  Here are its key points. The UK is expected to avoid a recession The Office for Budget Responsibility now predicts the UK will avoid […]

Investing So Your Children Can Afford To Move Out

A child’s first day at school is a big moment for both them and their parents.  For most parents, however, it’s also a relief, especially financially.  Even so, time flies and it really won’t be too long before they’re grown up and looking to leave school.  At that point, a parent’s life can start to […]

Cutting The Cost Of Childcare

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Childcare is notoriously expensive.  In fact, many parents find that childcare is more expensive than either rent or a mortgage.  The good news is that there is government help available.  Here is what you need to know about it. The main childcare schemes The main childcare schemes are: Free childcare (up to 30 hours per […]