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If you're struggling to manage your personal finances or just need some extra support, there may be help available.

Read about the government schemes and benefits that many of our customers are entitled to. We've broken down what's on offer to help you understand what you could claim and how to do so.

Millions in the UK choosing not to have a funeral to save money

Our research shows that almost 3 million people over the age of 50 in the UK don’t plan to have a funeral. Find out why and how life insurance could help.

The lifetime cost of owning a pet

Pets can bring a lot of joy into our lives but keeping them happy and healthy requires some financial planning.

What is the new ‘British ISA’?

A new type of ISA, a ‘British ISA’. is set to be introduced with the intention of boosting investment in British businesses.

Unmarried co-parents can now claim Bereavement Support Payment

A change in law means that, married or not, co-habiting parents will be able claim up to £9,800 in Bereavement Support if their partner dies.

What is a no deposit mortgage and how does it work?

Skipton Building Society has launched a mortgage that doesn’t need a guarantor or a deposit. But is it right for you?

Row of newly built homes

What is the First Homes scheme?

The First Homes scheme was launched by the UK government with the aim of creating more affordable homes for first-time buyers.

Government must do more to help first-time buyers, says OneFamily

Following the Autumn Statement, OneFamily is calling on the government to go further to support first-time buyers.

10 ways the Autumn Statement announcement could affect you

The Autumn budget statement included 110 changes that the government is making. Here’s the 10 that are most likely to affect you.

Government support to help you keep your home warm this winter

As the temperatures start to go down and the energy bills go up, you might feel like you can’t afford to put the heating on. Read on for the different ways you can get support from the government this winter.

Help with childcare costs from the UK government

Childcare is expensive. While government support exists to bring costs down, it only helps if you know what you’re entitled to.