Despite the current financial doom and gloom, we are trying to keep an optimistic eye on the world of finances and believe that long-term planning is the key to future financial security. If it's true that history repeats itself, then we can almost ‛expect' an economic downturn approximately every seven years or so.
Over the counter cough and cold medicines set to be 90% less readily available for parents of 6-12 year olds. The Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) has advised on a package of measures ostensibly to improve safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicines in relation to children.
Balancing the financial demands of family life can be difficult but there is some help out there towards the costs of raising children. Here we outline some of the benefits, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance to help with general costs of raising a family and specifically with the costs of childcare.