Nottinghamshire town the most affordable for families to buy a home

iStock_000005546613XSmallA new report has revealed the top 20 places to bring up a family and a Nottingham town heads the list. The Family Friendly UK Hotspots Report from Family Investments looks at 2,400 UK postcodes to narrow down the top 20 places to bring up a family. The report takes into account factors such as: Click here to ...

Savings: 84% of children save their pocket money!

moneyA new survey has shone a light on children’s pocket money and thrown up some surprising results. The research, conducted by Family Investments, looked into the pocket money habits of both parents and their children, and found: 80% of parents believe children who learn how to save will manage their finances better in later life However, only a third of children get pocket money on a regular basis Those children who do receive pocket money get an average of £2.50 to £4.00 per week aged ...

Savings: Funding for Lending Scheme claims another victim

Funding for Lending Scheme claims another victimBeleaguered savers received another blow yesterday as the innovative savings provider, Governor Money, stopped accepting new deposits, blaming a “disastrous” fall in interest rates on the best buy savings accounts as a result of the government’s Funding for Lending Scheme. Launched in April 2011, Governor Money is owned by Family Investments. Their ‘one stop shop’ approach was innovative, giving savers access to a range of banks and building society products, including Cash ISAs, through one account. ...