Family money guide


Thrifty advice

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Mumsnetters are full of inventive ideas when it comes to saving money on heating, food and other bills.

How to get help with debt

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If you’re in the red and finding it hard to get back in the black, then take a look at our debt pages for expert advice on managing and reducing your debt.



Shared Parental Leave explained

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The new Shared Parental Leave law allows couples to split time off from work to care for their baby during the first year. Find out who’s eligible and what it means for new parents.

Flat-rate pensions

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The government is proposing a flat-rate state pension from 2017. Find out what it means for you, and who stands to benefit.



Interest-only mortgages

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Almost half of UK households with interest-only mortgages won’t be able to clear their debt when the mortgage ends. If this applies to you, read our need-to-know advice.

Chat about money matters

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Debt, savings, great deals, mortgages, investments, budgeting – swap and share your money know-how or worries on Talk.



Money-savings tips

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Advice on how to get the best deals and save money.

Credit cards

Credit cards

Make sure you’re not paying over the odds to buy things on credit.