An addition to the family?
When you are having a baby, financial protection is probably the last thing on your mind. But you should check whether you need to increase your and your partner’s life insurance and critical illness cover.
Educate the children
Teaching your children about budgeting, saving and managing money from an early age will help them make good financial choices when they start earning money themselves.
Make saving a family affair – 1
Encourage the whole family – parents and children, grandparents and grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews – to open ISAs and pay in as much as possible. Any growth and income they take is tax-free.
Make saving a family affair – 2
A pension is a long-term investment. The fund value may fluctuate and can go down. Your eventual income may depend upon the size of the fund at retirement, future interest rates and tax legislation. Tax advice which contains no investment element is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.