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Family finances

Once a parent, forever a parent

A few years ago, my mother told me she worries about my brothers and I more now we’re adults than she did when we were kids. As adults, the money troubles, relationship troubles and issues with our own children trump any concerns she had for us when we were youngsters and her concerns prove that

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Make a plan for 2018: New Year tips from National Debtline

The festive period is never a cheap time of year for any family. I’m sure we all know people who are struggling with debt. If you, or someone you know, is struggling with their finances, the following blog post may be of use. It is a guest post written by Dennis Hussey who is a money

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A day out to Littlehampton with a Family & Friends Railcard

Like most people, I’ve blithely strolled past whenever I’ve seen leaflets or posters in rail stations for the Family & Friends Railcard. With family all over the UK I simply assumed we were seasoned enough travellers to know when it was best to fly, drive or catch a train.

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Writing #lettersoflife with comparethemarket.com

I like to think I pass on useful knowledge and information to my children every single day. Over recent weeks I’ve had to explain everything from the dangers of playing with electrical plug sockets to why we must look after the environment and preserve the rainforests.

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Empty nest? It’ll never happen. In fact, I’d discourage it.

“I don’t think I’d encourage our children to leave home,” I said to Mrs Adams. There, I’d said it. Now the words had tumbled out of my mouth, I was a little surprised. Even so, my thoughts and theories about having an empty nest had to be expressed because we must plan for this family’s

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