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Brexit and the volatile market

The verdict is in. After months of debate, campaigning and uncertainty, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. While many of us wonder what this now means for our own investments – you may also be wondering what this means for your child’s savings with The Children’s Mutual. It’s fair to say that the financial market …

The 2016 Budget: A Budget for the next generation?

Chancellor George Osborne delivered the first Budget of 2016, making a number of points that will affect the way you save your money. This is being called “the Budget for next generation” but what does the this mean for families? We summarise the key points of the budget that will affect families and young people: …

World Savings Day

World Savings Day is promoted all around the world, the idea of the day is to save money in order to gain a higher standard of life and to secure the economy. During the 1st International Savings Bank Congress which took place in Milan, Italy the Italian Professor Filippo Ravizza declared the 31st October as …

How will the 2015 Summer Budget affect families?

Chancellor George Osborne delivered the first Budget for the new government since elections in May. A number of points were announced today, stating that “This will be a Budget for the working people” and “Britain deserves a pay rise”. But what does the 2015 Summer budget mean for families? We summarise the key points of …

Only 20 per cent of dads take advantage of flexible working laws. This is according to Workingmums.co.uk's annual survey, which found that four per cent had a part-time role, while 16 per cent have another type of arrangement with their employer. Despite the fact that 35 per cent of females are now the main breadwinners …

Ofsted has warned that too many families in the UK face a postcode lottery when it comes to determining whether their youngsters will enjoy a good education or not. As the body published its annual report, chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said millions of children face inequality. Far too many people will receive a certain …

Britons are planning to collectively spend £8.5 billion on Christmas presents this year. This is according to research from Tesco, which found that the typical UK household is expecting to part with £325 on gifts. Indeed, 58 per cent of respondents to the study said they have been stockpiling goodies since the start of 2012. …

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has contacted 100 online comparison websites to remind them of the importance of providing clear information. Research carried out by the body found that some portals could be doing more to improve the level of trust they have with the public. The main reason that people use such services …