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Squabbles over inheritance make great TV viewing but they are the last thing you would want your loved ones to deal with, writes lawyer Jeremey Curtis.
Retail investors poured £448m into tracker funds last month, the highest level ever recorded, figures reveal.
Mobile phone operator Three has abandoned roaming charges for customers visiting the US.
Almost half of people take an annuity from their pension provider because they 'trust' the company, despite potentially losing out on as much as 20% in retirement income.
The FTSE inched higher in early trading, as expected, ignoring declines in both the US and Asia.
Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has secured more than £2m of investment in its own business in just one week via its own platform.
Morningstar has launched qualitative research and ratings for passive funds for the first time but how have your picks fared?
Europe to unleash heavy rate-fixing fines on global banks; UK backs BP in US legal battle over Gulf oil spill; Cameron defends scandal-hit GSK.
Seven in 10 online searches for personal finance products in October were for mortgages, loans and credit cards.
Morningstar has launched a ratings service for passive funds, assigning an analyst rating for 25 of the most popular index funds in the UK.
Savers will be able to shelter any returns from peer-to-peer lending activities in a tax-free individual savings account, according to reports.
The average November pay cheque is all but spent by 5 December as many Brits struggle to keep a rein on their Christmas spending, a new report has found.
Consumers will be better protected from "huge bills" run-up on stolen mobiles under an agreement between the government and four phone operators.
Continued weakness in the mining sector dampened the FTSE 100 in London this morning as investor risk appetite was being scaled back ahead of a number of risk events later this week.
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