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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

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Primary school

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

Primary school

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Secondary school

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

Secondary school

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Life after GCSE's

Things for your child to consider after GCSEs.

 Life after GCSEs

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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

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Life after graduation

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

Graduation

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First job

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

First job

Family and lifestyle

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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

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Holiday

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

Holiday

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Marriage/civil partnership

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

Marriage

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Having a baby

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

Having a baby

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Retirement

Considerations for before and after you retire.

Retirement

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Divorce and separation

Practical information if your marriage is coming to an end.

Divorce/separation

Home and relocating

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Home and property

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

Property

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Improving your home

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

Home improvements

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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

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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

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Scam prevention

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

Scam prevention

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Fraud reporting

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

Fraud reporting

Health and unexpected challenges

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Redundancy

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

Redundancy

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Bereavement

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

Bereavement

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Caring for someone

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

Caring

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Living with illness or disability

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

Illness and disability