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Children feeling short changed as pocket money falls

Despite increasing news coverage of the recovering economy, it appears children are not experiencing any green shoots, as the amount of pocket money parents are giving their children has dropped in the past year.

Young women say education is 'no guarantee' of success

Contrary to the common portrayal of today's twentysomethings as celebrity obsessed selfie-takers, a new study released today by NIVEA reveals the rise of the Happenista, a generation of young women rejecting the traditional career ladder in favour of a technology powered 'career lift.'

Families not taking advantage of free early education

Families not taking advantage of free early education

A Bristol-based day nursery group says families are not taking full advantage of the free early education now available for two-year-olds in the city.

£1.6bn lent to family members in past year

A third (33%) of people in the UK have lent money totalling £1.6 billion to relatives in need of financial assistance in the last year, new research has found.

Britons prioritise bricks and mortar over white wedding

Britons are turning their backs on the big white wedding in favour of getting on the property ladder, according to research by HSBC.

Bride and gloom for wedding guests

Bride and gloom for wedding guests

Are couples sacrificing their guest’s bank balance for their own happiness? With wedding season now upon us, it’s easy to see how the cost of a wedding can mount up – and not just for the bride and groom!

Nearly half of students would welcome shake up to traditional degree

Nearly half of students would welcome shake up to traditional degree

Nearly half of students (46%) would be interested in a ‘condensed’ timetable for their degree, meaning the same number of hours are taught over fewer days per week, rather than a five-day schedule, according to new research.

Families in the UK unaware of tax breaks that could benefit children

UK families could be using simple tax breaks to save for their children in the future, but many parents are not aware of how they could be saving on tax, says ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

The Day That - capturing your special day, the new way

The Day That - capturing your special day, the new way

Every day since midsummer's day 2005, The Day That has taken a selection of photographs of the sunrise for customers to purchase as a unique gift for special occasions.

The death of the family day out?

The death of the family day out?

Family days out could be becoming few and far between, thanks to modern technology. Over one in three adults (39 per cent) polled admitted to arguing with their partner for checking work emails during family days out, according to a brand new study.

Mother of the brides want more involvement in planning their daughter's wedding

Mother of the brides want more involvement in planning their daughter's wedding

A recent survey has revealed that many mothers felt left out of the planning process of their daughter's wedding, with 40% of brides' mothers wishing they had been more involved.

Students and parents poles apart when it comes to student finances

The Association of Investment Companies’ (AIC) annual student debt survey suggests some startling differences of opinion between students and parents.

Later-life parents shouldering greater debt burden

The trend for second marriages and having children later in life is continuing to impact the debt people are carrying as they get older.

The rise of the Bank of Gran and Grandad

Forget the bank of mum and dad – today’s young people are now receiving help from the bank of gran and granddad, with millions of grandparents offering financial support to their grandchildren.

Parents to splash out almost £500 entertaining kids this summer

UK parents will splash out £492 entertaining their children this summer – a 26 per cent increase on last year suggesting that parents are feeling a renewed sense of confidence, according to Post Office’s annual Parents’ Summer Spending Report.