Parents believe financial education should start sooner

The economy may be improving, but one in four British parents believes their children could have a bleak financial future, according to a survey by F&C Investments (F&C).

Investments | 31 Jul 2014

Botched DIY jobs cost homeowners a fortune

UK homeowners are spending a fortune rectifying dodgy DIY projects, with 3.3 million people spending an average of £3,200 correcting mistakes.

Savings | 31 Jul 2014

US grows 4% in Q2 as economy bounces back

US GDP growth has risen more than expected in Q2, according to initial estimates, with the contraction in the first quarter less bad than had been feared.

Savings | 30 Jul 2014

Will a 'Banker's Oath' change the industry?

Think tank ResPublica has called for bankers to commit to clear ethical standards in the form of a ‘Banker’s Oath’. Your Money asked the experts if it will go far enough.

Savings | 30 Jul 2014
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Bank regulators take aim at culture and pay

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have proposed new rules that would seek to change how bankers behave and are paid.

Savings | 30 Jul 2014

Quarter of working young people forced to live with parents

More than a quarter of working 20- to 34-year-olds still live with their parents, with many unable to afford to buy or rent a place of their own.

Mortgages | 29 Jul 2014
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Breaking up is hard (and expensive) to do

Separating couples may find that their finances suffer along with their broken hearts, according to a new survey by the Debt Advisory Service.

Savings | 29 Jul 2014

Regulators hit Lloyds group with £218m fine for fees and rates manipulation

Lloyds Banking Group has been fined a total of £218m by UK and US authorities for a series of failings, including manipulating fees it owed to the Bank of England (BoE) for a taxpayer-backed scheme designed to support the UK’s banks during the financial crisis.

Savings | 28 Jul 2014

BNY Mellon launches investment guide for women

BNY Mellon has produced a free ‘Guide to Investing for Women' to provide an introduction to investing and looking at some of the practical considerations.

Investments | 28 Jul 2014

BLOG: Do you need to worry about an interest rate rise?

Higher interest rates now appear to be a genuine and looming possibility. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, said this week that keeping interest rates at their current level risked a dangerous housing bubble, which may ultimately prompt a return to recession. It is that time of year when most people are more interested in sangria than savings rates, but should people be concerned?

Investments | 28 Jul 2014
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UK economy ‘isn’t as strong as it looks’

The UK economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014, but some experts question its true strength.

Markets | 25 Jul 2014

Saving money over the summer holidays

Keeping the kids occupied during the summer months can be a costly pursuit.

Savings | 25 Jul 2014

Boys receive more pocket money than girls

Girls between the ages of eight and 15 receive less pocket money than their male counterparts, new research from Halifax has shown.

Savings | 25 Jul 2014

Investors remain cautious as economy improves

The economy may be improving, but nine in ten Britons remain cautious with their investment choices, finds new research.

ISAs | 24 Jul 2014
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Things that will make you poor this summer

Here, we highlight a few areas where the costs can mount this summer if you are not vigilant.

Savings | 23 Jul 2014

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