Money Wellness

Cost of living

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    Ten key changes in August that could affect your finances

    Ten key changes being introduced in August 2023 that could affect the amount of cash in your wallet.

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    Are you due £94 cost of living payment in the next few days?

    Households struggling with soaring bills will get £94 paid into their bank accounts soon. Are you eligible?

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    Half price summer fun with Carex

    Get half priced tickets to Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures and SEALIFE centres this summer

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    Don’t get caught out by the cost of living text scam

    The DWP has warned that fraudsters are targeting low income families struggling with the cost of living

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    Claim your free National Trust family day pass with the Mirror

    Have a free family day out this summer at a National Trust attraction with the Mirror Newspaper. Find out how to claim your free pass here

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    Keep down the cost of summer holiday fun with all the places kids eat free or for £1

    Summer holidays are expensive. We've pulled together a list of all the restaurants and cafes where children can eat for free - or just a pound - this summer

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    A glimmer of hope for homeowners as mortgage rates fall for the first time in months

    Have mortgage rates now peaked? When can homeowners expect to see lower fixed-rate deals? We look at what today's drop in mortgage rates mean and what to do if you're struggling to meet repayments

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    UK families experience the largest decline in household wealth since Second World War

    Soaring interest rates and high inflation has left UK household wealth at its lowest level for generations

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    Inflation falls more than expected to 7.9% - what does it mean for you?

    UK inflation falls to lowest in more than a year. What does that mean for you?

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    Rising cost of holiday childcare heaps more pressure on working parents

    The average holiday club now costs parents £157 a day according to a report by Coram, but have you heard about the Holiday Activity and Food programme (HAF) that's free for low-income families

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