Find it tough to chat about the big issues? Well you’re not alone.
20 October 2016
When it comes to your finances, particularly end-of-life financial matters, it can be hard to face the music. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide to help you make a start…
14 October 2016
Find it tough to talk about the important stuff in life? Take a look at our handy tips…
10 October 2016
We had some fantastic entries to our Little Spenders kids’ competition, and we had a tough time choosing a winner…
09 September 2016
Worrying about how your teenager handles their money? Don’t. Our Saving for Children research found that they are more responsible than we think when it comes to money.
25 August 2016
When it comes to building up a pot of cash for a child’s future, there’s a lot to consider…
10 August 2016
Throughout the year our members will be running initiatives and taking part in events across the country to help raise funds and awareness for this important charity. Plus we have sponsored our very own canine partner - Forester the puppy!
02 August 2016
Almost half of us dip into our savings. Find out how to resist temptation and carry on saving for the things that matter…
21 July 2016
In our kids’ competition, we’re finding out how kids would spend £5,000 cash, and we asked our own little ones to kick us off with some of their ideas.
14 July 2016
Win a shopping spree with £200 worth of Love2shop vouchers and a 12 month National Trust family membership by letting us know how your kids would spend big bucks.
07 July 2016
When you’re looking for help with your financial decision-making, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Luckily, we’ve drawn up a list of some of our favourite bloggers and dug out the very best of what they’ve got to offer. Take a look at our pick of the bunch…
23 June 2016
If sport tends to take centre stage in your family, you’ll probably be buzzing for summer 2016. With events from the European Football Championships to the Rio Olympic games taking place across the world, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to sporting spectacles. Here’s how to get in on the action without paying big bucks…
08 June 2016
Why not let us treat your Dad this Father’s Day? Take part in our free prize draw for a chance to win a 12 month magazine subscription for your Dad.
08 June 2016
From Friday 3 to Sunday 5 June, Archery GB is encouraging anyone looking to try out a new sport to pick up a bow for the first time and give archery a go.
03 June 2016
Anne and Nigel from the West Midlands have been saving all their lives. Now in their retirement, aged 64 and 68 respectively, they’re reaping the rewards of their careful financial planning and enjoying life to the full. They tell us more…
24 May 2016
Each year the Society’s President chooses the focus for our Annual Charity Appeal. Our 2015/2016 charity, chosen by our President Linda Levett, is Alzheimer’s Research UK.
24 May 2016
Laura, 33 from Southampton, had never been a saver, but when she had her daughter Ruby she decided that needed to change. Today, she is happy knowing she is putting aside a little money each month in a children’s savings account to prepare for Ruby’s future. She tells us more…
23 May 2016
Gemma, 35 from Southampton, opened a tax free savings account with Foresters Friendly Society when she was aged just 28. Putting aside a little money each month enabled her to build up savings habits that will last a lifetime, as well as a tidy nest egg for the future. She tells us more…
19 May 2016
When the sun (hopefully) starts shining, we all love a summer gathering with friends and family. But if, like us, you’ve found that being the host can often result in spending much more than you’d expect, try some of our tips for a fun but cost-conscious BBQ…
17 May 2016
The Archery Big Weekend takes place in June, offering a chance to try this inclusive and long-established sport. It’s the perfect opportunity to give it a try, and here are some more reasons why you should…
05 April 2016
When you’re looking after children in the holidays, it’s all too easy to spend a small fortune entertaining them. But here are some ideas that don’t cost a packet to help you through the break…
15 March 2016
From making the most of tax-free savings to cutting an Inheritance Tax bill, there’s still time before the end of the tax year to make the most of your allowances and exemptions
04 March 2016
When it comes to taking risks, do you like to play it safe or do you throw caution to the wind? Well, did you know that your attitude to risk can have an impact on the financial decisions you make? Take our short quiz to find out where you stand...
25 February 2016
Want an alternative home for your savings? Why not consider saving with a friendly society?
23 February 2016
It’s wise to have savings plans to top up your retirement provision
16 February 2016
A Stocks and Shares ISA could provide a flexible solution
10 February 2016
Interested in ISAs as a way to save money? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions…
04 February 2016
It’s a tough time to try and get a decent return on your savings – and that’s why Stocks and Shares ISAs deserve some serious consideration
26 January 2016
Why opening an Individual Savings Account (ISA) could help your savings keep up with the cost of living
21 January 2016
If you have more questions than answers when it comes to planning your retirement, it might feel pretty stressful – but at least you’re not alone, as our long-term saving and retirement survey discovered…
12 January 2016
No more excuses! Find out how to stick to your guns this January with psychologists Jessica Chivers and Cliff Arnall
07 January 2016
Simple savings tips for every month, to help you make 2016 the year you spend less and save more!
07 January 2016