Being a new parent brings additional strains in family budgets and in many cases results in less income coming in the household. Find out how to manage it.
Questions & Answers
Can I have a successful career and be a hands-on mum?
One of the hardest things for ambitious mums to figure out is how to balance their desire for career success with being a good mum.
When should I start saving for my child's future?
There really is no such thing as starting saving too early for your child’s future.
Why do I need a nest egg when I become a parent?
When you become a parent it is more important than ever to build a nest egg to cope with any unexpected expenses such as doctor’s bills or expensive car or home repairs.
How should I update my will for my baby?
Updating your will (or putting one together) is a necessity when you have a baby
How and where do I apply for Maternity Benefit?
Applications for Maternity Benefit are handled by the Department of Social Protection.
What are the rules that apply to Maternity Benefits?
Although you are entitled to maternity leave, and can qualify for Maternity Benefits, these are subject to specific rules.
I am considering working at home after my baby arrives. What should I know?
If you thought going back to work, or being a stay-at-home parent were your only options, think again.