Financial planning

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...

Stop money problems wrecking your relationship

Monday, 15 February 2010 | Article

Anyone who has ever been in a relationship knows it can be hard work. There is a myriad of things to disagree about.
But forget squabbling over cleaning the house, picking up the kids or...

Grow your money for the future

Thursday, 28 January 2010 | Article

If you’re saving for the longer term and you’ve already got a savings pot, consider investing.
Over time, equities have almost always...

Your pension questions answered

Tuesday, 01 December 2009 | Article

Ian Naismith, head of pension market development at Scottish Widows, answers your pressing questions on saving for retirement.