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Savings rates fail to return to 2016 highs
Savings rates fail to return to 2016 highs

Savings rates fail to return to 2016 highs

Variable rates have been abysmal with the average easy access rate currently 0.47 per cent compared to 0.55 per cent last August....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:05:19
Do I qualify as first-time buyer for stamp duty purposes?
Do I qualify as first-time buyer for stamp duty purposes?

Do I qualify as first-time buyer for stamp duty purposes?

I am buying a home with my boyfriend and was delighted when the Budget revealed a stamp duty cut for first-time buyers up to £300k - but I am unsure if I qualify for it....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:03:24
Wheeler Dealer's Brewer and Anstead top classic car tips
Wheeler Dealer's Brewer and Anstead top classic car tips

Wheeler Dealer's Brewer and Anstead top classic car tips

If you're fortunate enough to own a rare Ferrari, a limited edition Lamborghini or an Aston Martin used in a Bond film you're guaranteed to be quids in. But what about the unlikely cash co...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:02:43
Shortage of drivers puts brakes on Ocado 
Shortage of drivers puts brakes on Ocado 

Shortage of drivers puts brakes on Ocado 

Ocado said a lack of drivers in the South East had hit sales growth in the 14 weeks to December 3. However, it added that the issue was now mostly rectified. Half of Ocado’s 12,000 staff ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:51:40
ALEX BRUMMER: Rupert Murdoch hogs centre stage
ALEX BRUMMER: Rupert Murdoch hogs centre stage

ALEX BRUMMER: Rupert Murdoch hogs centre stage

Sounding as enthusiastic as ever about continued ownership of Fox News and its sports rights, the 86-year-old curmudgeon made it clear he would be continuing to run New Fox....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:51:19
Sky to fall into US hands as Disney bids £39bn for Fox
Sky to fall into US hands as Disney bids £39bn for Fox

Sky to fall into US hands as Disney bids £39bn for Fox

In the biggest tie-up in Tinseltown for almost a century, Disney will take control of all of Fox’s film franchises from Avatar to the X-Men, as well as TV networks....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:51:15
Owner of cracked North Sea pipeline invokes get-out clause
Owner of cracked North Sea pipeline invokes get-out clause

Owner of cracked North Sea pipeline invokes get-out clause

On Monday, Ineos closed its Forties Pipeline System, which transports 40 per cent of oil and gas from the North Sea to the UK mainland, after finding a fracture in a pipe south of Aberdeen...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:51:07
Watchdog's secret bid to sell off HBOS
Watchdog's secret bid to sell off HBOS

Watchdog's secret bid to sell off HBOS

Lloyds bought the tainted lender in a 2008 mega-deal but HBOS was so toxic it almost destroyed both banks, which forced the Government to step in with a £20.5bn bailout....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:51:03
CITY DIARY: Ex-General Electric boss has spare private jet
CITY DIARY: Ex-General Electric boss has spare private jet

CITY DIARY: Ex-General Electric boss has spare private jet

The saga is providing plenty of laughs on Wall Street, if not with shareholders, though is sadly indicative of the once-mighty firm's rapid decline....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:50:59
Tiny Rowland's scandal hit miner sold for £285m 
Tiny Rowland's scandal hit miner sold for £285m 

Tiny Rowland's scandal hit miner sold for £285m 

Lonmin, the world's third-biggest platinum producer, led for years by controversial businessman Rowland, has seen shares plunge more than 90 per cent over the past five years....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:50:55
DAILY BRIEFING: Gupta teams up with Atlantis Resources
DAILY BRIEFING: Gupta teams up with Atlantis Resources

DAILY BRIEFING: Gupta teams up with Atlantis Resources

Atlantis Resources is buying the Uskmouth power station in Wales from Gupta’s Simec Energy, which will get a 49.99 per cent share in Atlantis in return....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:50:46
MARKET REPORT: Capita is hammered by public sector squeeze
MARKET REPORT: Capita is hammered by public sector squeeze

MARKET REPORT: Capita is hammered by public sector squeeze

Capita said the market for major business contracts had been struggling throughout 2017 and profits would rise only moderately in the second half of the year....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:50:07
Cars, aircraft and drugs lead British manufacturing
Cars, aircraft and drugs lead British manufacturing

Cars, aircraft and drugs lead British manufacturing

Soaring sales of motor vehicles drove the British manufacturing sector in 2016 as sales of UK products rose 1.8 per cent, official data revealed today....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:34:52
Watchdog: 'You can share online banking passwords safely'
Watchdog: 'You can share online banking passwords safely'

Watchdog: 'You can share online banking passwords safely'

Your bank cannot hold you responsible for unauthorised transactions just because you have shared your credentials with regulated providers under open banking....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:24:17
Nicola Sturgeon imposes a 'tartan tax'
Nicola Sturgeon imposes a 'tartan tax'

Nicola Sturgeon imposes a 'tartan tax'

The plans create a new tax band of 21p on earnings between £24,000 and £44,273, and increase the higher and top rate of income tax to 40p and 46p respectively....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:22:48
Taxman goes for a curry to snare tax-evading restaurant
Taxman goes for a curry to snare tax-evading restaurant

Taxman goes for a curry to snare tax-evading restaurant

Monir Miah was jailed for two years after admitting to lying about his takings from The Crown of India, in Stone, Staffordshire, and falsifying VAT repayment claims....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:04:45
Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.5%
Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.5%

Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.5%

All nine Bank of England policymakers voted to leave interest rates unchanged today as they said inflation should start easing back next year....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:07:07
Winter driving essentials you need to carry in your car
Winter driving essentials you need to carry in your car

Winter driving essentials you need to carry in your car

From warm clothing, spare boots, a road atlas and snacks - these are the things you need to keep in the boot or the back seat of your vehicle to make sure you're ready for a snowed-in situ...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:44:34
Ashley boasts 'spectacular' growth but profits down 67%
Ashley boasts 'spectacular' growth but profits down 67%

Ashley boasts 'spectacular' growth but profits down 67%

Ashley claimed a ‘spectacular trading performance’, but the sports retailer saw profits plunge by 67 per cent to £45.8million in the 26 weeks to October 29....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:43:57
Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years
Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years

Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years

House prices were flat for the first time in nearly five years during the last three months, according to the latest influential monthly Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors survey....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:41:49
Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years
Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years

Rics says house prices flat for first time in five years

House prices were flat for the first time in nearly five years during the last three months, according to the latest influential monthly Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors survey....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:41:49
Millennials spend £1m on renting during their lifetime
Millennials spend £1m on renting during their lifetime

Millennials spend £1m on renting during their lifetime

A new generation of lifetime renters is emerging, and they are expected to spend £1,1million on rental payments if they fail to get onto the property ladder....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:40:18
The easy route to passive investing and some funds to pick
The easy route to passive investing and some funds to pick

The easy route to passive investing and some funds to pick

A lot has been written about passive investing, its simplicity and its merits but just how simple can you make it?...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:16:15
Capita shares down 14% as group warns of fewer contracts
Capita shares down 14% as group warns of fewer contracts

Capita shares down 14% as group warns of fewer contracts

Capita warned of a subdued outsourcing market but still expects underlying profits to rise in the second half of the year....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:01:35
Carphone boss: Customers won't pay £1,000 for iPhone X
Carphone boss: Customers won't pay £1,000 for iPhone X

Carphone boss: Customers won't pay £1,000 for iPhone X

Carphone Warehouse, which is owned by the group, has over 700 shops on the UK high street and is considered to be Britain's biggest mobile phone retailer....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:47:33
Ocado blames 'driver shortage' for sales slowdown
Ocado blames 'driver shortage' for sales slowdown

Ocado blames 'driver shortage' for sales slowdown

Ocado's driver shortage news followed reports that lorry drivers have seen pay rise by 20 per cent, as a growing shortage hits companies battling to keep shelves stocked....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:57:58
How long will your Christmas gift cards last?
How long will your Christmas gift cards last?

How long will your Christmas gift cards last?

Research shows retailers pocket up to £300 million a year from cards that customers fail to spend before they become worthless, as expiry dates kick in. We reveal how long they last....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:45:55
Will paying extra 1% into pension improve my retirement?
Will paying extra 1% into pension improve my retirement?

Will paying extra 1% into pension improve my retirement?

Would it actually make any difference to my retirement if I upped my pension contributions? William Burrows of Better Retirement, pictured, explains how much it would add to your pot....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:05:49
McLaren's £750k Senna hypercar is tribute to F1 legend
McLaren's £750k Senna hypercar is tribute to F1 legend

McLaren's £750k Senna hypercar is tribute to F1 legend

The McLaren Senna has been named after the late three-time Formula One champion with some of the proceeds of its £750,000 price tag going to his charity to support underprivileged children...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:45:08
Millions of Britons suffer 'mid-life savings crisis'
Millions of Britons suffer 'mid-life savings crisis'

Millions of Britons suffer 'mid-life savings crisis'

Eighteen per cent of workers in their 50s and 60s are unable to save anything for their retirement, as the cost of living continues to rise and wage growth stumbles....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:48:28
Chapel Down raises £19m to buy more vineyards
Chapel Down raises £19m to buy more vineyards

Chapel Down raises £19m to buy more vineyards

The money was secured from the issue of over 37m shares at 50p, with investors including an unnamed institutional investor and private equity giant IPGL....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:51:28
DAILY BRIEFING: Holidaymakers return to Turkey
DAILY BRIEFING: Holidaymakers return to Turkey

DAILY BRIEFING: Holidaymakers return to Turkey

Holidaymakers are returning to Turkey, according to holiday operator Tui, after it reported a 70 per cent rise in bookings to the country, which suffered a wave of terrorist attacks....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:51:24
DIRECTOR'S DEALS: Centrica boss Iain Conn
DIRECTOR'S DEALS: Centrica boss Iain Conn

DIRECTOR'S DEALS: Centrica boss Iain Conn

The boss of energy firm Centrica has snapped up £145,000 worth of shares. Iain Conn purchased 100,000 shares at £1.45 each. Shares in Centrica have slumped more than 35 per cent this year....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:51:16
Heathrow consults local residents on new runway
Heathrow consults local residents on new runway

Heathrow consults local residents on new runway

Britain’s biggest airport, in London, wants to build a third runway and a sixth terminal amid estimates that London’s airports will hit full capacity within 20 years....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:51:03
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

After profit warnings, clashes with regulators and criticisms over awful broadband, the telecoms giant was last night on course for a fresh bust-up over pensions....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:50:55
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

After profit warnings, clashes with regulators and criticisms over awful broadband, the telecoms giant was last night on course for a fresh bust-up over pensions....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:50:55
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions
Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

After profit warnings, clashes with regulators and criticisms over awful broadband, the telecoms giant was last night on course for a fresh bust-up over pensions....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:50:55
MPs scold FCA in growing British Steel pensions furore
MPs scold FCA in growing British Steel pensions furore

MPs scold FCA in growing British Steel pensions furore

Steelworkers attending today's committee hearing told of their struggle to get help and information from reputable advisers and British Steel scheme administrators....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:23:14
How to get a living room that will sell your home
How to get a living room that will sell your home

How to get a living room that will sell your home

We take a look at how to get living room to sell your home and get some tips from an estate agent on what buyers want....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:23:21
Fiat Punto gets awarded the lowest crash test rating ever
Fiat Punto gets awarded the lowest crash test rating ever

Fiat Punto gets awarded the lowest crash test rating ever

The Fiat Punto, a new car you can buy from a UK showroom today, has been awarded the lowest crash test rating of all time, according to new Euro NCAP assessments....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:21:57
Alpine A110 sports car review
Alpine A110 sports car review

Alpine A110 sports car review

Alpine is back! After more than two decades on the shelf, Renault has relaunched the French sports car name, and the first new model to feature the badge is a peppy little sports car....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:17:07
Is adviser fair to charge £3k a year to invest a pension?
Is adviser fair to charge £3k a year to invest a pension?

Is adviser fair to charge £3k a year to invest a pension?

During our meeting I was advised the annual management charge would be 1.54% which sounded reasonable but after adding it up, it amounted to nearly £3,000 a year....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:37:24
Vote for the worst customer service in our Wooden Spoon
Vote for the worst customer service in our Wooden Spoon

Vote for the worst customer service in our Wooden Spoon

If you've been let down by a telecom firm, passed from pillar to post by your power supplier or left brimming with rage by a bank, this is your chance to get your own back....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:36:14
No excuse for Banks to fob off fraud victims says minister
No excuse for Banks to fob off fraud victims says minister

No excuse for Banks to fob off fraud victims says minister

Security minister Ben Wallace says technology already exists to track down stolen cash and return it to victims. The computer program banks need is understood to be going through final tes...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:35:50
Why you should look beyond the FTSE 100 for dividends
Why you should look beyond the FTSE 100 for dividends

Why you should look beyond the FTSE 100 for dividends

Many income investors are guilty of relying too heavily on the so called dividend stalwarts in the FTSE 100, but there are plenty of opportunities away from the big guns....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:34:40
Fulham FC plugs ultra high-risk investments
Fulham FC plugs ultra high-risk investments

Fulham FC plugs ultra high-risk investments

Second-division Fulham this month signed a sponsorship deal with ICM Capital, which offers risky investments called contracts for difference (CFDs)....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:34:15
ASK TONY: Switching to a new O2 tariff made my bill soar
ASK TONY: Switching to a new O2 tariff made my bill soar

ASK TONY: Switching to a new O2 tariff made my bill soar

I was paying mobile phone network provider O2 £19 a month for a contract, which included unlimited minutes. I was told I could reduce the cost to £17 a month for 1,000 minutes....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:51:49
Why you have to pay insurance if your car's written off
Why you have to pay insurance if your car's written off

Why you have to pay insurance if your car's written off

Ray received a £100 payout from his insurer, Post Office Money, when his Volvo was written off. But because he'd made a claim he was forced to continue paying £109 a month for cover....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:48:04
Boost monthly income with NS&I Guaranteed Income Bonds
Boost monthly income with NS&I Guaranteed Income Bonds

Boost monthly income with NS&I Guaranteed Income Bonds

Its one-year rate at 1.45% is attractive compared with big banks and building societies - although you can do better with newer banks. The NS&I bonds are also only on sale online....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:47:52
Banks won't offer Lifetime Isa accounts to young savers
Banks won't offer Lifetime Isa accounts to young savers

Banks won't offer Lifetime Isa accounts to young savers

The scheme, launched in April, was supposed to give the under-40s a 25 per cent government top-up, worth up to £1k a year, on money they saved towards a first home or their retirement....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:40:34
Warning over Easeyourmortgage £260 fee to find errors
Warning over Easeyourmortgage £260 fee to find errors

Warning over Easeyourmortgage £260 fee to find errors

Homeowners are being lured into handing over cash to a claims firm which says it could get a large chunk of their mortgage debt wiped off....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:19:49
DAN HYDE: Banks must start tracking down fraudsters
DAN HYDE: Banks must start tracking down fraudsters

DAN HYDE: Banks must start tracking down fraudsters

Banks have been fobbing off fraud victims with the same old excuse for years. By the time someone realises their account has been raided their bank says it's too late to recover the money...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:23
December 22 and 23 2017 may be busiest supermarket days
December 22 and 23 2017 may be busiest supermarket days

December 22 and 23 2017 may be busiest supermarket days

The Friday and Saturday before Christmas could be the busiest supermarket shopping days in history, according to consumer panel Kantar Worldpanel....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:03:32
Inflation rises again to intensify the squeeze on wages
Inflation rises again to intensify the squeeze on wages

Inflation rises again to intensify the squeeze on wages

Office for National Statistics Figures put Inflation at 3.1 per cent - higher than wages, which were increasing by 2.2 per cent according to the most recent figures....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:15:59
Car scrappage schemes explained and compared
Car scrappage schemes explained and compared

Car scrappage schemes explained and compared

UPDATE: FORD EXTENDS SCHEME INTO 2018 - 24 car brands have launched scrappage schemes this year, though some have already terminated We rate them all for best value....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:52:25
ONS says house prices up £10k in year to October 2017
ONS says house prices up £10k in year to October 2017

ONS says house prices up £10k in year to October 2017

Property prices are up 4.5 per cent annually according to the latest monthly index from the Office for National Statistics to reach £224,000....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:39:47
New loyalty scheme rewards you for going to the pub
New loyalty scheme rewards you for going to the pub

New loyalty scheme rewards you for going to the pub

There's a new loyalty programme in town rewarding people for their credit card spending everywhere from John Lewis, to M&S, JoJo Maman Bebe - and even down the pub....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:41:24
A third of white vans are now owned by women
A third of white vans are now owned by women

A third of white vans are now owned by women

The term 'white van man' might soon have to change as more women are buying commercial vehicles than ever before, according to Auto Trader....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:11:44
Challenger banks dominate top savings deals
Challenger banks dominate top savings deals

Challenger banks dominate top savings deals

Challenger banks are more than giving their more established high street rivals a run for their money when it comes to offering table-topping savings rates....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:04:12
Why lorry drivers are getting paid 20% more
Why lorry drivers are getting paid 20% more

Why lorry drivers are getting paid 20% more

Truckers can rake in more than £20 an hour as well as bonuses of £100 per shift, taking their daily rate to £250 or more in some instances, according to recruitment company Manpower....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:02:43
How to invest for your child this Christmas
How to invest for your child this Christmas

How to invest for your child this Christmas

Rather than waste money on the latest fad this year, why not buy your little ones a gift that teaches them about the value of money and instils some good financial habits?...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:45:52
MAN GLG UK INCOME: Holy grail is paying income each month
MAN GLG UK INCOME: Holy grail is paying income each month

MAN GLG UK INCOME: Holy grail is paying income each month

Manager of Man GLG UK Income Fund Henry Dixon makes every portfolio decision based on delivering a growing income for investors while at all times mitigating investment risk....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:41:57
MIDAS UPDATE: Patience will pay off for Mercia investors
MIDAS UPDATE: Patience will pay off for Mercia investors

MIDAS UPDATE: Patience will pay off for Mercia investors

Mercia Technologies invests in young, innovative companies based in the Midlands, the North and Scotland in industries ranging from healthcare to gaming....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:40:38
Asking prices for houses fall by £8,000, says Rightmove
Asking prices for houses fall by £8,000, says Rightmove

Asking prices for houses fall by £8,000, says Rightmove

While a seasonal lull was expected, the 2.6 per cent monthly fall in the price of homes coming on to the market was the biggest recorded in five years, Rightmove said....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:55:03
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Warpaint cosmetics look to be a winner
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Warpaint cosmetics look to be a winner

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Warpaint cosmetics look to be a winner

Warpaint is one of the fastest-growing beauty businesses, valued on the stock market at more than £170 million.The shares are 222½p and should move higher over the next few years....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:32:00
Accidental landlords unable to sell flood the market
Accidental landlords unable to sell flood the market

Accidental landlords unable to sell flood the market

Tens of thousands of homeowners have become accidental landlords in the last year, as homes in the notoriously expensive South East and London struggle to sell....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:28:13
Contactless cards prove popular with fraudulent 'skimmers'
Contactless cards prove popular with fraudulent 'skimmers'

Contactless cards prove popular with fraudulent 'skimmers'

Contactless cards are the impatient shopper’s best friend and now account for a fifth of all purchases in shops by plastic. But beware - they are also proving popular with fraudsters....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:23:28
Interest rates to be held as Bank avoids a follow-up hike
Interest rates to be held as Bank avoids a follow-up hike

Interest rates to be held as Bank avoids a follow-up hike

The Bank of England is widely expected to keep interest rates on hold this week after raising them for the first time in a decade last month....
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:44:06
Fifth of Britons can't get to work using public transport
Fifth of Britons can't get to work using public transport

Fifth of Britons can't get to work using public transport

A new study highlighted that more than 10 million Britons would be unable to get to work if they could only rely on buses, trains and other models of public transport. So which areas are w...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:01:58
Ruth Sunderland: Now is the time to take stock of the LSE
Ruth Sunderland: Now is the time to take stock of the LSE

Ruth Sunderland: Now is the time to take stock of the LSE

The London Stock Exchange is being treated like a plaything by a hedge fund manager and trying and failing to merge with its German counterpart, writes Ruth Sunderland....
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:25:57
SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Warpaint, Croda and Dignity
SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Warpaint, Croda and Dignity

SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Warpaint, Croda and Dignity

We round up the Sunday newspaper share tips. This week, Midas analyses cosmetic firm Warpaint, the Times looks at funeral director Dignity, and the Telegraph assesses Croda....
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:56:04
Online banking growth likely to cause more branch closures
Online banking growth likely to cause more branch closures

Online banking growth likely to cause more branch closures

Royal Bank of Scotland head of banking Jane Howard says she cannot rule out more closures if there are further revolutions in the way people do their banking. She's axed 259 so far....
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:12:26
Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform
Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform

Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform

Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:04:06
50 of the best funds and investment trusts
50 of the best funds and investment trusts

50 of the best funds and investment trusts

We asked trusted experts to recommend the best funds that cover different investment sectors – and included This is Money’s selection of active and passive options too....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:02:55
How do pensions work? Your guide to retirement saving
How do pensions work? Your guide to retirement saving

How do pensions work? Your guide to retirement saving

Making the most of a pension is your best chance of securing a decent income when you retire. We explain what you need to know....
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:51:12
What next for mortgage rates?
What next for mortgage rates?

What next for mortgage rates?

For years mortgage rates have been getting cheaper but the downward trend is finally over. Mortgage rates are now definitely on the up....
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:02:33
When will UK interest rates rise?
When will UK interest rates rise?

When will UK interest rates rise?

The Bank of England has raised the base rate back to 0.5 per cent. The move up from 0.25 per cent is accompanied by an Inflation Report, which will outline where the bank sees things movin...
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:54:40
Ten tips for buy-to-let
Ten tips for buy-to-let

Ten tips for buy-to-let

For many buy-to-let looks an attractive income investment in a time of low rates and stock market volatility. Read our top ten buy-to-let tips...
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:18:05
50 ways to save money....
50 ways to save money....

50 ways to save money....

This is Money's top 50 – updated – money-saving tips may appear light-hearted but are deadly serious....
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:16:46
How to invest in an Isa quickly and easily
How to invest in an Isa quickly and easily

How to invest in an Isa quickly and easily

Rightly or wrongly, some people simply want a quick, straightforward route map to investing in an Isa. To that end, this is our distilled guide to getting started....
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:18:06
Best paid jobs and biggest pay rises of 2016 revealed
Best paid jobs and biggest pay rises of 2016 revealed

Best paid jobs and biggest pay rises of 2016 revealed

Compare your pay to the national average and see whether your employer treated you to a pay rise in line with the rest of your profession....
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:04:27
How much money do I need to save for my pension?
How much money do I need to save for my pension?

How much money do I need to save for my pension?

We tend to put ambitious targets on our hoped-for income in retirement and then underestimate how much we will need to set aside to achieve that. So how much should you save?...
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:28:49
How long should you fix your mortgage for?
How long should you fix your mortgage for?

How long should you fix your mortgage for?

Even at a time when we are stretching our finances further to afford a home, moving less, and pushing mortgages beyond 30 years, we still remain captivated by two-year fixed rate deals....
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:18:08
 
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