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Family finance, from Barclays


Managing your money and balancing your budget doesn't have to mean missing out on the things you want for your family. Get tips to make your family’s budget stretch and advice from other mums to make managing your family's finances easier, including how to take the pain out of talking about money with your family.


Preschool price plan

Pre-school costs

Childcare costs mean that many of you have to weigh up the benefits of returning to work. Seven mums share their money tips that helped them balance career and family.

How to holiday on a budget

love and money rules

Check out the favourite low-cost family holiday tips of fellow mums. Read, relax and enjoy.

Savvy ways to save

Ways to save

Fellow mums share simple and clever ways to help you keep some of those well-earned pennies for yourself.

Five great money lessons

Money rules

We asked five successful women to share the financial pearls of wisdom they swear by to help them juggle money matters and family life.

Business start-ups, from Barclays

If you're thinking of starting your own business, or you already run a business, head to Business start-ups, from Barclays, for help and expert support on:

What to do with your great business idea, getting started, making the first year count, and to join in the conversation on our business start-up talk board.

LifeSkills from Barclays.

Find out how you can help get 1 million young people ready for work by 2015.