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Living on one income

Living on one income

When you’re used to living off two salaries, the thought of living on one income can be extremely daunting. However, it is something that many couples face. It could be that you or your partner is pregnant and they need to take time off to have the baby. There are many reasons why one partner may

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Childcrae grants

Childcare grant

After you’ve had children your priorities in life can change, especially regarding your choice of career. Sometimes your previous job might not be practical any longer or you could be looking to retrain in a completely new area. For those considering returning to education once you have children, the costs and availability of childcare can

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Flexible hours that suit you

Many working parents want to work part-time hours and ones that ideally fit around the family; but acquiring decent paid part time work, with flexible hours that suit you can be rather tricky. With the increasing costs of childcare the majority of your hard earned cash can be swallowed up almost before you have even

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Balancing work and childcare costs

Balancing work and childcare costs

Childcare is expensive. Fact. Even if both parents earn a decent living wage the majority of one of these pay-checks will be sucked instantly from the bank account at the end of each month to pay the childminderor nursery. So what’s the point? How do you go about balancing work and childcare costs? Unless both

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summer childcare

Summer childcare

For family households where both parents work, the summer holidays present a massive childcare headache. Quality care for youngsters is at a premium, and places can be hard to find. Many parents find the issue so overwhelming they ignore it, and end up trading much-valued annual leave simply to be on hand for the kids.

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Getting off benefits and back to work

Getting off benefits and back to work

You can barely switch on the TV or read a newspaper of late without being confronted with some form of debate on the subject of Benefits system in the UK. Getting off benefits for many people is not as easy as it sounds, and the diversity of individual circumstances make this a hideously complicated and

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