Could we be reaching a turning point? Does the Budget represent a significant shift to developing a sustainable approach towards savings and away from a culture of spending and debt?
The ISA season is in its final hours and many fund management houses have been paying testament to the tax wrapper's advantages.
The 2014 Budget signalled a ‘new dawn’ for the Individual Savings Account (ISA) which has been a ‘nice to have’ element of the UK savings regime since Personal Equity Plans (PEPs) were replaced some years ago.
I'm often asked about China as an investment opportunity. Mainly because its economy has such an impact on both emerging and Asian equities, but also increasingly more on global equities.
Tom Stevenson of Fidelity Personal Investing tells savers how to make the most of the British recovery.
Is personal education in schools the answer to all the nation’s financial problems?
The year always begins with Uncle Tom Cobley and all offering their 12-month forecasts for a number of major asset classes.
The death of the UK saver was officially marked today with a mock funeral outside the Bank of England on Threadneedle Street.
Picking the right fund is about more than just going with the best manager, writes Rick Eling of Sanlam UK.
Something is happening in the investment world: platforms and fund managers alike are reducing their fees.
It is nearly three decades since Mrs Thatcher’s government put an end to MIRAS – mortgage interest relief at source – as part of a cost-cutting measure last time the nation’s finances were in a state as parlous as they are now.
Hargreaves Lansdown has scrapped extra charges on investment trusts, but the move may not benefit as many people as the fund supermarket.
Giles Beswick of Select Property explains why foreign investors are turning to the UK property sector in droves and warns UK buyers not to get left behind by their overseas counterparts.
While idly flicking through some online book reviews I noticed some glowing praise by Nassim Taleb (of The Black Swan fame) for A Few Lessons From Sherlock Holmes by Peter Bevelin.
Divorce is a difficult experience for any couple, but increasingly money and financial arrangements become entwined in difficult and hostile situations.
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