Recent research has revealed that children will return to school with £3.2bn worth of tech in their school bags. It’s an astronomical amount, but it’s the stark change in attitude towards technology that’s got me thinking.
Everything from choosing your seat to checking in luggage can ramp up the price of your flight with a low-cost airline. Less well known are the extra costs involved when flying with a baby.
Are you or someone you know expecting a baby? There may be more choice than you think about where to give birth – and it could affect the experience you have.
It’s only 19 days in for the new Government and today it announced its agenda for the coming year in the Queen’s Speech. This is a key time for those of us looking to make things work better for you.
Our latest research finds universities using terms we consider to be breaching consumer law, leaving students open to unfair course changes after they’ve signed up. Did your uni ever make changes to your course?
Sweets at supermarket checkouts have been a bugbear for many people – whether enticing you to back down on your good intentions or, more overtly, encouraging your children to pester you to buy them.
Now more than ever, technology is playing a huge part in our daily lives. But while technology can be a means of learning, is it preventing children from being children?
A stiff blazer, plain skirt, blouse and black shoes make up my uniform, and I don’t like it. Why do I have to wear this uncomfortable clothing? Why can I not, within reason, wear what I want?
Our latest research has found that people regard buying a house the most stressful major milestone in their life (91%), trumping even having a child (81%). Where would you rank it?
In this guest post, Skint Dad, a supporter of our Clean up Credit campaign, speaks openly about his experiences of payday loans spiralling out of control. He shares his story to help others from getting into debt…
Our investigation into hard-to-open packaging struck a chord with me. I’ve got various family birthdays coming up and I never fail to get annoyed with the ridiculous packaging on many kids’ toys.
The government should change the rules to allow transfers between Child Trust Funds and Junior ISAs. A child’s date of birth shouldn’t put them at a disadvantage with their savings.
We’ve found that parents could unwittingly be spending up to £593 a year on toddler milks that their child doesn’t really need. With cow’s milk coming in at a fraction of the price would you make the switch?
Thousands of students await their A-level results, but how many of them are prepared if they don’t get the grades they were after? I know I certainly didn’t have a results day back-up plan – did you?