Money Advice on Chilling with Lucas blog to help parents get the most out of their money when raising children and making those pennies stretch a little bit further with tips, tricks and advice. Tips on how to manage your money, how to save money for Christmas and how to save money on maternity leave. Money management tips for stay at home parents to help when raising children. Managing your money after maternity leave or deciding to stop working after maternity leave and learning how to budget your money as a parent. Best insurance policies for families and how to save money searching for family life insurance. How to take control of your finances and pay off debt. Help with budgeting and managing personal debts. How to get a clear view of your financial picture to help save money and clear debt. Clearing debt tips and tricks for parents and helping parents save money. Saving money when booking a family summer holiday and money-saving tips when travelling. Being spend-savvy on summer holidays. How to budget as a family and budgeting basics for busy, active families. How to build a financially stable future with money tips and tricks. Family-friendly budgeting advice. How to open a French bank account when moving to France. Everything you need to know about opening a French bank account. Looking for French bank accounts when moving to France to manage your money. Budgeting with a French bank account and French bank account fees. Discussing saving for your child’s future and how much you should save for your children’s future. Should you open up a child savings account when your child is born. Big savings for big families Having a big family can be expensive so finding budgeting tips and tricks to help manage a big family financially. 

Key Tax Tips for New Parents

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This is a guest post. Alycia Coloma is a mother to four beautiful girls and loves to craft DIY projects in her spare time. She enjoys finding new ways to work with tight budgets and spreading her knowledge to parents everywhere. Alycia is a staunch advocate of continuing education and believes that an insatiable hunger […] Read more…


Teaching children to save money

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2 pairs of adult hands and a childs hands holding a jar of coins

  Learning to save money is an important skill for children that parents can start early at home with a piggy bank and with an account at a bank. If an allowance is part of a child’s life, then parents have an opportunity to teach children about the importance of saving and budgeting money. Talk […] Read more…


Everyday Money Saving Tips for Working Parents

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Household budgeting can be a real chore when you have children. Somehow, being a parent manages to catapult you into a life of uncertainty. Even if one or both parents are in stable employment, the expenses that come with having children can sometimes be unexpected. Children have a habit of suddenly announcing school trips that […] Read more…


Save £100’s on your summer holiday

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Save £100’s on your summer holiday

Booking a holiday on your credit card this year? Did you know that booking a £3,000 holiday using a credit card with a 21.9% APR could cost you more than £600 in interest over two years? Shopping around for credit options before booking your holiday is a savvy way to manage your money. And it […] Read more…

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