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Time to watch out for a friend in need

  • Covid-19
  • Money & Lifestyle

Is now the winter of our discontent? On the face of it, there is plenty to be gloomy about. After months of lockdown and restrictions on our freedoms of movement, crushing economic consequences and health concerns for family and friends, it would be forgivable to feel down and glum.

October 2020

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Learn, repeat and master

  • Bank of Mum and Dad
  • Family Mortgage

I am teaching my daughter to drive. Or rather, I am trying not to shout and/or burst into tears at every junction, roundabout and parking space.

September 2020

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We’re all going on a Sunak holiday

  • Covid-19
  • Family Mortgage
  • Mortgages

I was talking to a friend of mine over the weekend who gave an interesting (if unfortunate in her case) apocryphal story about the immediate affect of the Chancellor’s Stamp Duty holiday.

July 2020

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What our CEO Mark Bogard believes the Chancellor should have talked about

  • Covid-19
  • Money & Lifestyle
  • Saving for the future

The Family Building Society believes that the Covid-19 crisis allows the Treasury to develop further its leading role in radical economic policy-making.

July 2020

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Young people must come first

  • Covid-19
  • Money & Lifestyle

Covid-19 has hit the over 65s hard. It has also cut the ground from under the feet of the under 25s in particular but also Generation Y. And we are all going to be poorer for a long time.

June 2020

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Is this the 'end of the beginning'? Part 2

  • Covid-19
  • Money & Lifestyle

We are emerging from this global crisis, of that there is no doubt. Economies around the world are beginning to take the padlocks off and opening the doors of business again.

June 2020

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