Holiday prices to popular destinations including Italy soar in new cost of living blow, Which? finds

Prices for package holidays and flights to popular destinations have soared compared to last year, according to new Which? research, potentially making a getaway impossible for families that are contending with the cost of living crisis.  Which? found that those booking a summer 2023 package holiday between November 1, 2022, and January 3 of this … Read more

Savvy mum reveals easy 5p hack that can help YOU save more than £3,300

Savvy mum reveals easy 5p hack that can help YOU save more than £3,300 this year Beth Turbutt-Rogers, from the Midlands, revealed an easy 5p savings challenge The mum-of-two explained you could save over £3k this year without noticing  She said you must save 5p today and then every day add an additional 5p By Ellen Coughlan For Mailonline Published: … Read more

Well-wishers raise more than £17,000 for single father-of-2 who broke down saying he ‘can’t take it’

Kind strangers have raised more than £17,000 for a single father-of-two who admitted he ‘can’t take any more’ amid a cost of living struggle.  Samuel, who lives in a one bedroom flat on the 15th floor with his two sons, eight-year-old Lysander and five-year-old Zenuel, says he lets his children eat then he has whatever … Read more

Formula for a happy Christmas! Experts reveal why parents should only give teens TWO presents

Formula for a happy festive season! Experts reveal why parents should only give teens TWO presents this Christmas as going overboard with gifts ‘desensitises’ children to the holiday Dr Jenna Vyas-Lee said overloading children with presents sets a bad example Expert said too many gifts can lose their meaning to children over time Others urged … Read more

Child poverty fears as data shows 1.1m young people are living in jobless households

Child poverty fears as data shows 1.1m young people are living in households where no adult has a job Data will fuel concerns about families struggling in cost of living crisis  Proportion of children in jobless families three times higher in North East  North East had highest percentage of children in workless households   By Daily … Read more

Most Americans will pay less tax in 2023 – but cut still sits below rise in cost of living

Americans will see their 2023 tax bills reduced after the IRS increased its brackets by 6.7 percent due to soaring inflation. The updated tax brackets, released on Tuesday, mean that tens of thousands of Americans will fall into lower brackets and save hundreds when filing their returns.  The uprate was automatically triggered by inflation, which … Read more

Rishi’s popularity with Tory activists slumps amid cost-of-living crisis

Rishi’s popularity with Tory activists slumps amid cost-of-living crisis and backlash at mini-Budget… while Ben Wallace stays top Rishi Sunak has slipped down the Cabinet rankings among the Tory grass roots Regular ConservativeHome survey of readers is closely watched by ministers Defence Secretary Ben Wallace is top amid plaudits for his Ukraine response   By James … Read more

Sadiq Khan hikes Tube and bus fees by up to 20p as he blames government for price rise

Bus and tube fares in London are set to rise by up to 20p a journey – in yet another cost of living blow for those living in the capital. With Londoners already facing spiraling gas bills and rising inflation, today Sadiq Khan heaped on more misery by raising prices by almost 5 per cent … Read more