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Saving money, paying for childcare, coping with worries

Work and money

How to talk to your partner or ex-partner about money

It's important that you and your partner or co-parent both feel comfortable with your financial arrangement.

Can I afford to work and pay for childcare?

Looking at the different options will help you find a balance that’s right for you and your family.

How to save money on back-to-school shopping

There are ways to help keep the costs down and support is available for families who are struggling to pay. 

Can I get financial support for my child?

Raising children can be expensive, but there is financial support available to help your child both at home and school. 

Money saving advice for families in winter

Winter can be a difficult time if your family is struggling with money. Here's what you can do.

Coping with money worries

If you're worried about money, you might be able to get help or find ways to cut your outgoings.

Talking to children about money

Talking to your children about money and giving them some responsibility from an early age helps them long-term.

I’m worried I can’t afford Christmas

Find ways to keep the costs down over Christmas, and consider getting support if you need it.

How do I arrange child maintenance payments?

When two parents separate, one parent will usually pay the other an agreed amount on a regular basis.

Ideas for Christmas on a budget

Christmas can be a cause for joy, but it can also prompt worry about finances.

Teach your child energy saving rules at home

Teach your child to save energy at home to help save money and reduce your impact on the environment.