Financial planning

The best children's savings accounts

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

Keeping your kids fed, clothed and watered, is expensive enough as it is, without worrying about finding money to save on their behalf too.

Are you in line for a FSCS payout?

Friday, 30 August 2013 | News

Savers and investors struggling to seek compensation from 17 financial services companies the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has said are in default could get be entitled to help.

Base rate set to stay at 0.5% for three years - what can you do?

Wednesday, 07 August 2013 | News

The Bank of England (BoE) will hold interest rates steady at 0.5% until the unemployment rate falls to 7%, governor Mark Carney has announced.

Savvy Truro residents outsmarting the rest

Monday, 29 July 2013 | News

More people in Truro, Cornwall, are seeking professional advice about their finances than they are anywhere else in the UK, according to research by 'find-a-financial-adviser' website

Women reveal their top investment secrets

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 | Article

It seems that women are good investors who simply don't do much investing.

Millions could lose out on financial advice in 2013

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 | News

Up to 5.5 million people who are unable or unwilling to pay advice fees could fall into a 'financial advice gap' next year, according to an accountancy firm.

Website lets clients review financial advisers

Thursday, 01 August 2013 | News
A TripAdvisor-style website where people can find, rate and review independent financial advisers has been launched.

Get an investing edge with social networks

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 | Article

Social media is all the rage. From Facebook to Twitter we're seemingly all at it.

Severn Trent launches inflation-linked bond

Friday, 22 June 2012 | News

Utility company Severn Trent has launched a 10-year inflation-linked corporate bond.

The bond, which will pay interest twice a year, pays a rate of 1.3% adjusted for changes in the Retail Prices Index (RPI).

I'm not happy with my IFA's advice. What can I do?

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 | Question and Answer

Your adviser is meant to be independent and impartial when providing financial advice to you.