Articles by Philip Scott

Where to invest in 2015: equities

Monday, 05 January 2015 | Article

In retrospect, if 2013 was the party, 2014 was something more akin to a hangover for UK investors.

Saving for your pension: people in their 60s

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Article

From April next year, savers will be allowed to do as they wish with their nest egg when they retire. Many anticipate retirees will plough their cash into buy-to-let investments to fund life after work.

Saving for your pension: people in their 50s

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Article

From April next year, savers will be allowed to do as they wish with their nest egg when they retire. Many anticipate retirees will plough their cash into buy-to-let investments to fund life after work.

Saving for your pension: people in their 40s

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Article

From April next year, savers will be allowed to do as they wish with their nest egg when they retire. Many anticipate retirees will plough their cash into buy-to-let investments to fund life after work.

Traditional vs challenger banks: is it time you switched?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Article

In years gone by, banks were a bit like jobs - people tended to stick with the same one for life. But such loyalty is starting to dwindle as a handful of new kids on the banking block are raising the stakes.

How to invest in shares

Monday, 12 June 2017 | Article

Stocks are on the up again with investors collectively piling millions into the market. In May, the FTSE 100 index of the largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange reached a record high.

How to save into your Nisa

Friday, 27 June 2014 | Article

Writer and poet Oscar Wilde once famously uttered: "When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is." He wasn't wrong.

Your Isa allowance - use it now or lose it

Friday, 28 March 2014 | Article

Human nature often leads us to leaving things until the very last minute and dealing with our finances - especially taking advantage of our annual Isa allowance – is no exception.

Financial tips for the disabled

Friday, 18 March 2016 | Article

No one ever thinks it will happen to them but the reality is that all too often fate steps in and thousands are left disabled every year.

2014 investment tips for beginners

Thursday, 19 December 2013 | Article

Given the paltry savings rates on offer, it was only a matter of time before savers rekindled their love affair with the stockmarket.