Articles by Ruth Jackson

How P2P can be a high income 'kicker' in an investment portfolio

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 | Article

We are always told that the key to a successful investment portfolio is diversification.

10 things that will affect your finances in April 2018

Monday, 12 March 2018 | Article

April 2018 will bring plenty of changes that will affect your personal finances. Here are 10 things you need to be aware of.

Best ways to supplement your pension

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 | Article

If you are banking on the state pension to fund your retirement, the ever-rising state pension age is cause for concern.

Can we get a refund if we've wrongly paid extra stamp duty?

Monday, 12 February 2018 | Question and Answer

I can see how you got your hopes up on this one.

If I transferred my Cash Isa, can I still invest in a new one in this tax year?

Thursday, 25 January 2018 | Question and Answer

The key is how you moved the money from your 2016/17 Isa to your 2017/18 Isa.

Take a #TechFree15 minute break to protect your devices

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 | Article

Are you reading this article on your smartphone, tablet or laptop?

The success of the Innovative Finance Isa

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | Article

The number of peer-to-peer Isa providers is steadily growing.

Number of pensioners paying tax soars: How to cut your bill

Saturday, 29 July 2017 | News

There has been a sharp rise in the number of pensioners having to pay tax, according to new figures, with over 6.39 million retired people still paying tax.

New pound coin 'yet to be forged'

Friday, 28 July 2017 | News

The new £1 coin has been declared the most secure form of currency in the world after being in circulation for four months.

Mortgage borrowers punished for loyalty

Thursday, 27 July 2017 | News

Stay loyal to your mortgage lender and you could be penalised by as much as £1,000 a year, according to new research by Citizens Advice.