Government life expectancy retirement guidance plans condemned as ‘dangerously generic’ by financial advice firm
Wages rise but still remain below pre-financial crisis levels for both the private and public sector
Shawbrook Bank has increased the rate on its 1-year Fixed Rate Bond, offering savers 1.95% AER. The new issue is available today, 17 April, both online through the bank’s personal [...]
Tackling climate change is not prohibitively expensive and investors can benefit argues Jupiter’s ecology fund manager
The latest UN report on climate change reinforces the view that environmental investing is essentially an investment in the long term structural growth of the global economy Charlie Thomas, manager [...]
It may be too late to change your Easter break holiday destination, but one travel currency specialist has worked out the most expensive and cheapest taxi runs from Europe’s airports [...]
More than one in 10 UK adults do not think it’s important to regularly save money for the future. New research* for alternative account provider thinkmoney reveals that 12.4% of [...]
Chinese growth is likely to remain subdued this year and may slow further says Schroders’ Emerging Markets economist Craig Botham. Chinese growth slowed in the first quarter of 2014, from 7.7% [...]
London Central Portfolio launches closed ended central London property fund which can take Sipp and Isa cash
London Central Portfolio (LCP), has launched its fourth fund, London Central Apartments II (LCA II) which is designed to be SIPP and ISA eligible. Naomi Heaton, CEO of LCP, says: [...]
Asian equity markets have lagged their developed market peers over the last twelve months as China – its biggest and most significant economy – has disappointed. Stuart Parks head of [...]
The prediction of the death of annuities are premature says Andy James, head of retirement planning at financial planning firm Towry. James says that for those who either do not [...]
It’s a myth that emerging market debt is as risky and volatile as emerging market equity argues Insight
Emerging market corporate debt has shrugged off everything that has been thrown at it so far this year argues fund manager Insight’s emerging market fixed income managers Rodica Glavan and [...]
Better off Britons increasingly believe their heirs will use an inheritance for living expenses not for saving
Better off Britons believe their beneficiaries are increasingly likely to spend their inheritance on paying for the cost of living at the expense of saving a new survey by Close [...]
Pension minister expects 9 million in pensions for first time or saving more though some pension firms more sceptical
Around nine million pension savers will save for the first time or save more, due to reforms of workplace pensions the Government is claiming. The Department for Work and Pensions [...]
1) Hargreaves Lansdown leads a FTSE sell off as Morgan Stanley cuts its target price to £14.95 from £16.70 but topping the FCA complaints table for investment companies can’t have [...]
Nearly half of all couples do not know for certain how much their partner earns though women have a clearer picture than men according to research conducted for Stowe Family [...]
The average student will leave university more than £44,000 in debt with nearly three quarters unable to clear the debt before it is written off after 30 years. The report [...]
Prudential has reduced the minimum investment for its drawdown offering from £50,000 to £25,000 following Chancellor George Osborne’s pension reforms. Under interim changes announced in the Budget, the minimum income [...]
Investors have until April 30th to join RBoS Shareholder Action Group to seek compensation over bank’s 2008 rights issue
The RBoS Shareholder Action Group is reminding investors who wish to join its bid to seek compensation over the RBS right issue of May 2008 that they have only got [...]
Fears of a Chinese financial crisis are growing, but are may be overdone says Craig Botham, emerging markets economist at Schroders. He has outlined his view of the economic outlook [...]
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