The average household Christmas day food and drink spend last year was £159 but with a bit of forward planning, Jill Smyth says there are still lots of ways that you can reduce your bills at the tills and still have a fabulous Christmas.
Community Programme Manager with Ulster Bank Jill Smyth asks have you ever sat down and worked out how much you have spent over the years on your children’s birthday parties or attending birthday parties? More..
Ulster Bank's Jill Smyth has some top tips for back to school money savers... More..
This issue Jill Smyth is asking do you have a handle on your debt? More..
Jill Smyth reveals why teaching children about money matters as early as possible is a wise move... More..
Rachel Cleary reveals why despite being the season of giving, it’s important not to let the month of December play havoc with your finances. More..
Rachel Cleary says the invaluable help of grandparents with childcare can help save, not just your sanity, but also the family budget. More..
With the amount of 'unsecured' debt rising in households across the UK, Rachel Cleary's advice is if you don't need it, don't buy it! More..
With September looming and the school bell practically beckoning Rachel Cleary decides she can't put it off any longer and takes her three-year-old son uniform shopping. More..
Guest columnist Marie Marin OBE, CEO of Employers For Childcare Charitable Group, reviews the impact of what the Summer Budget could really mean for many local families. More..
The school holidays might signal two months of carefree days for children, but for working parents the summer holidays can be anything but. More..
Ni4kids finance columnist Rachel Cleary wonders what will the election mean for your family finances? More..
With spring in the air Rachel Cleary has some great advice for saving on your family trip this summer. More..
‘Saving for a rainy day’ are very wise words but not always the words that a child wants to hear as recently confirmed by my three -year-old son says Rachel Cleary. More..
While most of us are aware that paying for childcare is one of the biggest expenses that working parents face, the extent to which childcare costs can impact on a family’s income may still come as a surprise. More..
Rachel Cleary is Community Relations Coordinator with Danske Bank. She oversees the Bank’s financial literacy programmes and community partnerships and is also mum to three-year-old son Matthew. More..
Jill Smyth from Ulster Bank's MoneySense advises how to get 2015 of to a good financial start by planning your 'Big Spend' calendar.
Get your new year off to a good financial start More..