Financial planning

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.
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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.

Investors hit by hidden costs

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 | News

Investors are being misled by the investment management industry and are hit with more than £18 billion in hidden dealing costs each year, says SCM Private.

Budget 2011: Personal allowance to rise to £8,105 within next 12 months

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 | Article

Chancellor George Osborne claims this will result in 23 million people being £42 better off each year.

Hopes and fears for the 2011 Budget

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 | News

With Wednesday's Budget in sight, industry experts are speaking up on what they would like to see the Chancellor change - and what they hope he doesn't.

Tax rates

Economic recovery falters again

Wednesday, 02 March 2011 | News

The UK's economy is a worse condition than expected, as new ONS figures reveal that GDP shrank by 0.6% in the last three months of 2010.

How to finance your own business

Friday, 14 January 2011 | Article

Starting a business can be a life-changing experience.

Find the right financial balance

Friday, 22 October 2010 | Article

Claire Lodge, 34, lives in Robin Hood, near Wakefield, with her husband Andrew, also 34, and three-year-old son Robbie.