Financial planning for life events

Your life and your finances

Life-changing events like marrying, moving home or retiring can be stressful. Our guides to the financial side will make things that little bit easier.

Buying a house

Buying property is probably the biggest financial commitment you'll make. Our practical advice and money saving ideas can make the process a little easier.

Raising a family

If you have children, or want them soon, find out how to invest for their future, and the costs of bringing them up.

Retirement planning

The state pension alone isn't enough for a comfortable retirement so make sure you're on track to afford the retirement you want.


It's important to think about providing for your family after you die. Find out how to ensure you pass on as much as possible to your loved ones – rather than the taxman.


The ceremony is just the start – make sure you're clear about how you arrange your joint finances, and that you make the most of any tax benefits.


Read our guide for tips on sound financial planning throughout the process.

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