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Life's Moments

Take life a step at a time

Some moments in life you can plan for, while others take you by surprise. Our Life’s Moments pages are designed to help you with milestones in your life – both practically and financially.

Each Moment will provide information and tools to support you1, with

  • A checklist to help with a variety of financial and practical matters, with things to consider
  • Links to websites with information you may find helpful2
  • Financial aspects and other areas to explore

Education and early career

Primary school

Here are tips and tools that you might need when your child starts primary school.

Primary school

Secondary school

Information and links for when your child moves up to secondary school.

Secondary school

Life after GCSE's

Things for your child to consider after GCSEs.

 Life after GCSEs

Going to university

Going to university, and living on your own for the first time, can be a big step. This information could help.

University for students

Life after graduation

Tips, tools and info to help you take that step into the wide world after graduating.

Graduation

First job

Information and tools for when you’re looking for your first job.

First job

Family and lifestyle

Buying a car

In the market for a new car? Here’s what you need to know, and tools to help you make your decision.

Buying a car

Holiday

Planning a holiday or ready to go? Here are some tips and information for a really relaxing trip.

Holiday

Marriage/civil partnership

If you’re about to tie the knot, here are things to consider, and helpful links.

Marriage

Having a baby

How to prepare for your new arrival, and help after they’re born.

Having a baby

Later life


Thinking about retiring? Here are some things to consider – before and after you finish working.

Later life

Divorce and separation

Practical information if your marriage is coming to an end.

Divorce/separation

Home and relocating

Home and property

Whether you’re looking for a place to live or an investment, this info could help.

Property

Improving your home

Tips and tools for planning, and financing, building work.

Home improvements

New to the UK

From visas to public transport – here are some things you might need to know if you’re moving to this country.

New to the UK

Moving abroad

If you’re thinking of emigrating, there’s a lot to think about, from tax to medical insurance.

Moving abroad

Fraud and scams

Scam prevention

Don’t get tricked into handing over money to a scammer.

Scam prevention

Fraud reporting

If you think you’ve been a victim of fraud, here’s what to do.

Fraud reporting

Health and unexpected challenges

Redundancy

Tips and help if you find yourself out of work due to redundancy.

Redundancy

Bereavement

The help you might need if you lose someone close to you.

Bereavement

Caring for someone

What you might need to consider if you’re caring for a friend or relative.

Caring

Living with illness or disability

How we can help you to get the right support for your finances and your wellbeing.

Illness and disability