Financial planning

Strategies for student support

Thursday, 03 March 2011 | Article

Is your child about to embark on a journey into the great unknown, or are they merely flying the coop to start at university? Faith Glasgow helps parents plan for the financial burden facing their studious offspring.

Do we need more government help?

Thursday, 03 March 2011 | Article

Fans of quantitative easing would argue that it helped the UK exit the recent recession but critics describe its impact as limited at best.

Quick guide to pre-nups and spousal maintenance

Friday, 20 August 2010 | Article

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Get your fair share when you split

Friday, 20 August 2010 | Article

With around 40% of marriages ending in divorce, knowing your rights and how to ensure you emerge with your finances intact is essential.

Celebrity money secrets - Paul Lawrie

Friday, 13 August 2010 | Article

Professional golfer Paul Lawrie won The Open in 1999 and played in Europe's Ryder Cup team in the same year. The Scotsman has also been awarded an MBE and continues to play on the European tour.

Get the money you deserve

Friday, 06 August 2010 | Article

When 54-year-old Anna Smith from Walthamstow was diagnosed with a brain tumour, the last thing she needed was money worries.

Do you have enough money to retire?

Friday, 06 August 2010 | Article

Adrian Todd, 49, lives in the Tingley area of Wakefield with his wife Carol, also 49. They have two adult children, Rachel and Liam, who still live with them but are financially independent.

Know when to get advice

Friday, 25 June 2010 | Article

When it comes to financial DIY, it’s not quite so straightforward.

How older people can deal with debt

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 | Article

Deidre Williams, a 72-year-old charity volunteer from Sussex, doesn't want to tell her children about her debt problems. In fact, she asked that her identity be changed so they wouldn't find out....

The shocking truth about council fines

Friday, 05 March 2010 | Article

It used to be relatively straightforward: criminals were the bad guys who ripped people off and ruined lives; the rest of us were decent law-abiding citizens.
But a rising tide of new rules...