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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: …

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 …

Consumers should make sure they do plenty of background research before making a decision on which energy supplier to use, an expert has insisted. Justin Modray, spokesman for online resource Candid Money, feels it is vital for householders to find out as much information as possible prior to signing up to a utilities agreement. Mr …

A large proportion of students expect to have to make adjustments to their personal finance arrangements due to the hike in tuition fees, a new study has found Research published yesterday (September 24th) by Lloyds TSB revealed that the rising cost of completing a degree – many courses now require fees of £9,000 per year …

The spending power of UK households declined throughout last month as real incomes in the country continue to contract, new research has found. According to a report published today (June 18th) by Lloyds TSB, the amount of money Britons had available to outlay on non-essential items fell by 0.3 per cent last month. This means …

Households across the UK experienced a decline in their average take-home incomes in 2010-11, new research has revealed. Figures released by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) have shown that median remuneration packages slipped by 3.1 per cent throughout this period, despite the fact the wider economy enjoyed a moderate recovery during the 12-month timeframe. …

The majority of households across the UK feel pessimistic about their financial prospects at the moment, a new study has found. Research published today (June 14th) by Santander revealed that just 31 per cent of Britons currently think optimistically with regard to their monetary future as the cost of living continues to soar. Indeed, the …