Talking Finance

Your source of information when it comes to finance and family


How to get your kids into the savings habit

If your child gets pocket money or receive money as a gift, encourage them to put some of it aside to save for the things they want.

Contributing to your grandchildren's future

It costs £231,843 to raise a child in the UK from birth to the age of 21. More than the cost of the average semi-detached house.

Helping your kids onto the property ladder

‘It takes a village to raise a child’, and it’s certainly true that having the support of family around you is invaluable for many parents.


Could alternative investments boost your pension pot?

Cars and art have added appeal, but investors should be aware they come with risks.

How to make money as a teenager

Read our quick-fire guide on how to get your first job, knowing your rights and where to look for work.

How positive visualisation can help with financial planning

Find out how picturing yourself achieving goals can help you turn them into a reality.