Tourists to face fresh Brexit woes as we lose our spending power abroad
BRITISH holidaymakers are faced with deepening financial woes as the pound is in line to reach parity with the euro and obliterate the spending power of UK tourists in some of Europe’s leading destinations.
The debate about term-time holidays has loomed large in the public consciousness lately, with the Supreme Court ultimately enforcing the fines on families for pulling their kids out during the school year.
School bill hell: average parent spends £64,000
We look at some of the best ways to save cash before your little cherubs head back to the classroom in September
Survey reveals how much deposit the average first-time buyer in Yorkshire needs
First-time buyers make up nearly half of all house purchases financed by a mortgage – but those taking their first step on the property ladder need to put down a £33,000 deposit on average, a report has found.
Thousands of Yorkshire women face financial hardship, says WASPI campaign
THOUSANDS of Yorkshire women are facing financial hardship because the Government has failed to offer fair transitional arrangements for changes to the state pension age, according to a campaigning group.
The friendly way to invest and without the worry of paying tax
Amazingly few investors and even financial advisers appear to be aware of the savings plans which friendly societies can offer. One of their crucial features is that they are tax-exempt, making such schemes an ideal first investment for both an adult and child.
Can you afford the payments on the new car you just bought?
Have you borrowed to finance a car recently? If you have, you’re part of a growing trend. In fact, the amount of money borrowed to buy brand new cars has trebled in the last eight years to more than £30 billion. But this increase, particularly amongst people who already have stretched finances, has some people worried.
Single parents owed huge sum in unpaid child maintenance
Does your ex owe money in child maintenance? Unfortunately, a new report from the National Audit Office shows that this isn’t all that unusual. Altogether, the amount of outstanding child maintenance comes to a whopping £4 billion. To make matters worse, three quarters of that amount is uncollectable according to the Department for Work and Pensions, so at least £3 billion may never end up being paid at all.