Britain’s parents are a nation of financial worriers, with more than 10.5 million (82 per cent) of those with children aged 18 or under concerned about their family outgoings over the next 12 months, according to research by Barclays.
Children are not the only ones with butterflies ahead of the new school year, as 44 per cent of parents admit they feel the need to buy their children new back to school items to keep up with other parents.
From buying cheap bras and loo roll to knock-off goods - over half of Brits have been caught out by a false economy - but many still love to bag a bargain.
At the end of the month, many of us have just been paid and are feeling flush, however within three weeks five million (17 per cent) of us will be struggling to pay for day-to-day spending ahead of pay day, and this is happening on a monthly basis, according to Post Office's Current Account Footprint Report.
Brits are cutting corners financially by refusing to tip restaurant staff, only heating one room - and sneaking drinks in to pubs, according to research from Aviva.
Pressure to ‘keep up with the Joneses' will see parents fork out a total of £1.8bn in pocket money this summer, according to new research.
Government plans to overhaul consumer law may fall flat if action isn't taken to ensure that consumers understand their rights too, according to new research from uSwitch.com.
New research from Debt Advisory Centre Scotland shows how our minds can deceive us when we're shopping - as the vast majority of Scottish people (82%) have bought something and then regretted it.
As thousands of teenagers across the country await their A-level results and confirmation of university places, research reveals that the bank of mum and dad will contribute, on average, £2,439 to kit their offspring out for university and support them though their first year.
Whilst three quarters of us (73% or 36.7m people) head off on holiday with a budget for spending-money, four in ten (16 million Brits) overspend once we are there, new research by thinkmoney suggests.
The Lloyds TSB Spending Power Report for June reveals that confidence continued to improve during the month as the Consumer Sentiment Index reached its highest level on record (since November 2010) at 112 points.
Millions of British adults are living ‘hand to mouth' and are ‘broke' by the end of the month, it was revealed today.
Savvy Internet shoppers collecting cashback via websites such as Quidco, have pocketed an incredible £24m in the first half of 2013 new figures out today show.
Parents will spend nearly £1,000 per child on childcare, days out, treats and food over the school summer holidays, according to research by the Nationwide Building Society.
With the Royal baby expected this month, new research from Santander Insurance reveals that the average parent believes they spend £537 per month raising their children.
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