mumsnet by parents for parentsIT ALL STARTS WITH A FEW SMALL STEPS

In collaboration with Mumsnet, Old Mutual Wealth is helping you get to grips with your family’s finances. When you have kids you have to plan everything: trips out, school runs, child care, and let’s not forget your finances – which is more vital than ever when you have people depending on you. The best way to do that is with expert financial advice, but to get you started, we are providing you with some helpful hints and tips on all things money.



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A little advice goes a long way

Once in a while we all look to the voice of experience for some help and guidance. 

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Choosing the right financial adviser for you

Treat finding an adviser in the same way you would if you were looking to hire a lawyer, a plumber or a builder. 

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Preparing for your first financial adviser meeting

You’ve set up your first meeting with a financial adviser and have some mixed feelings and are unsure what to expect, and what they might expect from you.

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Start here to master your money basics

It’s easy to get a grip on your finances provided you take some simple steps in the right order.

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A pension for your child? Surely that’s mad…

Some people believe a pension could be a better way to provide long-term savings for your offspring.

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Could you be the next David Beckham?

A recent survey by The Brave Bones Club has revealed the UK’s top celebrity dads.

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Maternity and my pension

Find out about your pension rights during maternity with our guide.

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Six ways to pay for your children's education

The costs are phenomenal, but planning and regularly putting a little aside will help.

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Planning for a baby

Whilst Princess Charlotte may give William and Kate a few sleepless nights, it’s unlikely to be as a result of worrying about their finances.

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When to save, when to invest

There are big differences between saving and investing, and it’s important to be clear about these while making financial plans.

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The seven ages of money

As we go from the early years, through to marriage and then later life, so our financial goals and needs change.

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The life insurance checklist

Nobody can put a value on life – but considering these key questions could help you make the best decision about life insurance for you and your family.

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Critical illness cover; your essential checklist

Critical illness cover is like any other form of insurance. You need to make sure you understand exactly what’s included – and what isn’t.

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Investments may go up as well as down in value and you may not get back what you put in.




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