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Some of us will need to make important decisions about how to best support family members. Here you can find information on supporting a loved one who may require care,  who is attending higher education or who needs help from the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

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Starting a family is said to be one of the most difficult yet rewarding stages of life. Here we provide you with information you should consider when starting a family, from the costs of raising children to how your advice shapes the person they become.

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Supporting your family can be one of the most important jobs. Here we provide information on supporting your family through higher education and with help from the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’.


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Supporting your children through higher education

It is a proud moment when your son or daughter receives a place at university or college.

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The true cost of kids

For couples having children in 2017, can you guess how much they would have spent by the time their little ones reach 18? Find out more from our recent research.

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Your advice lasts their lifetime

We've been asking the nation to share with us the best advice they've received from their parents. Watch our video to find out more on what they had to share.