Financial planning

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.

Why has my father-in-law changed his will?

Friday, 20 November 2009 | Article

"My father-in-law has just changed his will to leave everything, including his house, to my wife’s sister. We are convinced she put pressure on him to do this, as he is old and vulnerable to suggestion.

How will the shrinking pound affect you?

Tuesday, 10 November 2009 | Article

Anyone who's been on a foreign holiday recently will have noticed the pound no longer goes as far as it used to.

Planning ahead for your child's future

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Seeing your child grow up and leave home is hard enough for any parent.

How to cope with the cost of care

Monday, 05 October 2009 | Article

Mary Cross moved into a residential home in Wiltshire at the end of 2005. Her 62-year-old daughter Anne says: “We looked at quite a few homes, but a lot of them were depressing.

Seeking income during a recession

Tuesday, 12 January 2010 | Article

Early in August, Moneywise hosted a live webchat with investment experts Neil Dwane, manager of the Allianz RCM European Equity Income Fund, and Andy Parsons, Advice team manager at The Share Centre, for to discuss how...

Is commercial property an investment winner?

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 | Article

Even though the bottom has fallen out of the property market, people still don’t seem to have fallen out of love with property, with many prospective buyers simply waiting for the right time to buy.

Expert predictions: green shoots or false dawn?

Thursday, 16 July 2009 | Article

Fans of the TV show You’ve Been Framed will know the ‘what happens next’ game well.

How to invest in your kids’ future

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

You only have to look round the average park to see the lengths parents will go to in order to protect their kids, from mums padding their offspring up like American football players, to those practising ‘helicopter...