Chancellor George Osbourne's had good news about our economy in his Autumn Statement today but said the job is not finished yet - and the decisions he announced will affect us all.
The state pension is to rise by £2.95 from next April. But younger people will work for longer. The pension age is increasing to 68 and then 69 sooner than planned - and there will be no rise in fuel duty in September 2014.
Our reporter Matthew Taylor has been speaking to families and businesses to find out how they think the Chancellor's statement affects their lives:
ITV Border's Political Editor dissects the battle ahead after George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
ITV Border's Political Editor Peter MacMahon takes a look at the Autumn Statement.