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Should we be Spending, Saving or Both in 2021?

  • Covid-19
  • Money & Lifestyle

The principal aim of this historically low rate is to get people spending. Releasing cash into the economy to stoke the engine of recovery, stalled by an economic down-turn driven, of course, by the pandemic.

July 2021

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The Savings Habit

  • Money & Lifestyle
  • Saving for the future
  • Savings

Do we teach our children enough about the importance of saving rather than spending? How can we educate young people so they that they try and start saving as early as they can, with whatever spare cash they may have? A recent experience has taught me that youngsters have far more potential to be habitual savers than we elders might realise. There is hope for a new generation of savers yet.

June 2021

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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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