UK watchdog to investigate advice given by consultants to pension schemes
BRITAIN’S competitions watchdog will look into the advice given by consultants to pension schemes and other institutions managing more than £1.6 trillion of funds, to see if there are conflicts of interest.
Selling your house? Tricks to beat the property price slump
As annual house price growth slows to the lowest rate in four years, homeowners need to do everything they can to boost the value of their property and buck the trend.
‘Cross-party support grows for the WASPI campaign’
CROSS-party support is growing for a campaign to force the Government to offer fair transitional arrangements to women who are suffering hardship because of changes to the state pension age, it has been claimed.
Tourists to face fresh Brexit woes as we lose our spending power abroad
BRITISH holidaymakers are faced with deepening financial woes as the pound is in line to reach parity with the euro and obliterate the spending power of UK tourists in some of Europe’s leading destinations.
The debate about term-time holidays has loomed large in the public consciousness lately, with the Supreme Court ultimately enforcing the fines on families for pulling their kids out during the school year.
School bill hell: average parent spends £64,000
We look at some of the best ways to save cash before your little cherubs head back to the classroom in September
Survey reveals how much deposit the average first-time buyer in Yorkshire needs
First-time buyers make up nearly half of all house purchases financed by a mortgage – but those taking their first step on the property ladder need to put down a £33,000 deposit on average, a report has found.
Thousands of Yorkshire women face financial hardship, says WASPI campaign
THOUSANDS of Yorkshire women are facing financial hardship because the Government has failed to offer fair transitional arrangements for changes to the state pension age, according to a campaigning group.
The friendly way to invest and without the worry of paying tax
Amazingly few investors and even financial advisers appear to be aware of the savings plans which friendly societies can offer. One of their crucial features is that they are tax-exempt, making such schemes an ideal first investment for both an adult and child.
Can you afford the payments on the new car you just bought?
Have you borrowed to finance a car recently? If you have, you’re part of a growing trend. In fact, the amount of money borrowed to buy brand new cars has trebled in the last eight years to more than £30 billion. But this increase, particularly amongst people who already have stretched finances, has some people worried.