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7 Savings Strategies for first time buyers

The thought of saving for a house deposit may seem as daunting as climbing Everest and you might be wondering how exactly to get your hands on the money.

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  • ISA season tax-free saving rewards from Foresters Friendly Society

    Foresters has a wide range of offers for consumers who open one of their popular Tax-Exempt Savings Plans (TESP), Child Tax Exempt Savings Plans (CTESP), Junior ISA, Stocks & Shares NISA or Lifetime ISA products by the end of the tax year (5th April).
  • What kind of ISA is right for you?

    Like standard savings accounts, there are several types of ISAs on the market today. This guide takes a closer look at the different types along with the questions to consider when choosing the right ISA for you.
  • Junior ISA tax deadlines for 2018/2019

    If you would like to start a Junior ISA, or if you already pay into one for your child or grandchild, don’t forget to open or top up the account before 5 April 2019.
  • How to open a Junior ISA in the 2018/2019 tax year

    If you are thinking about starting a savings account so you can put aside money for your child’s future, you may be considering a Junior ISA (JISA).
  • 3 things to consider when choosing a Junior ISA in the 2018/2019 tax year

    If you are thinking about saving for your child’s future by opening a Junior ISA and are not sure where to start, here is a short checklist of points to consider, to help you along the way.
  • 5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

    Spring is the perfect time to get your finances spruced up for the months ahead. Whether your savings goals are looking a little worse for wear or you just want to get on top of monthly spending habits, our 5 top tips can help you on your way.
  • 75% of parents sacrifice their savings to support kids

    One third (33%) of the population are often sacrificing how much they both spend and save money for themselves to divert funds to support their children, with 42% following suit on occasion, according to new research from Foresters Friendly Society.
  • Junior ISA lessons you wish you’d learnt at school

    37% of parents wish they had received a better understanding of how to save money for both short and long-term goals when they were at school, according to new research from Foresters Friendly Society.
  • 6 simple and practical ways to save money in 2019

    With the January blues behind us, and a brand new year ahead to start afresh with our financial planning, there’s no better time than the present to start saving money!
  • How to keep your resolutions going

    It’s often all too easy to find a reason for ditching something that feels like hard work. But all is not lost – we speak to the experts about their tips and tricks for staying on track with your New Year resolutions.
  • Foresters Friendly Society maintains best in class With-Profits league performance

    Foresters Friendly Society has once again been commended in the annual Barnett Waddingham UK With-Profits survey*. For the past 5 years, Barnett Waddingham has surveyed the with profits sector comparing the performance of these funds.
  • 5 Ways to Make a Little Extra Cash for Christmas This Year

    The average household spent £821 on Christmas in 2017, according to figures from VoucherCodes and the Centre for Retail Research.
  • Avoid Christmas Shopping Panic – Read Our Top Tips

    Don't panic if you haven't done your Christmas shopping yet - there's still time for you to hunt down bargains with our handy tips.
  • Enjoy An Award Winning Brass Band Concert, Tea, Cakes And Goodies For Free!

    The band, who have won a place in the National Brass Band Finals in September, will be supporting the Annual General Meeting of Foresters Friendly Society, a member-owned financial services mutual society, who have supported Foresters Brass for over 60 years.
  • Canine Partners: A Pupdate on our sponsored puppies

    In 2017, we sponsored a puppy for life and named him Forester. We liked the idea so much that we sponsored another four puppies and asked our members for name suggestions.
  • Teaching your child about finance with digital pocket money

    When you have children, it’s not only important to plan your own money and save for their future, but it’s also important to teach your children about money and instill some financial education.
  • Save up to £550 more per year with a savings goal

    We all dream about wanting more in life - it's part of the human condition. The good news is, with a bit of effort and a strategic approach to saving, these dreams could become a reality.
  • How to Save for Your First Home Whilst Paying Rent

    The thought of saving for a house deposit may seem as daunting as climbing Everest once you start to realise how much of a deposit you need to save for your first home and you might be wondering how exactly to get your hands on the money.
  • Saving for the future: Foresters Friendly Lifetime ISA Video

    At Foresters Friendly Society we understand how daunting it can be looking towards your future with any level of certainty.
  • 7 Savings Strategies for first time buyers

    The thought of saving for a house deposit may seem as daunting as climbing Everest and you might be wondering how exactly to get your hands on the money.
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