Financial firms are now able to apply crowd-funding techniques to convertible loans opening up a source of new source of potential returns to retail investors. These have generally only been [...]
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Duncan Robertson, director of pricing at Aegon, gives his view on how to make sure you are ready for retirement just like you pack for your holiday. I love holidays. [...]
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British men are almost twice as likely as women to avoid going to a doctor when experiencing a serious health symptom says new research from protection specialist LV=. The firm’s [...]
Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chair, commented recently that, “Valuation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched—particularly those for smaller firms in the social media and biotechnology industries.” Brenda Kelly, [...]
The Mindful Money interview with Jeremy Chadwick, managing director, VSP Vision Care VSP Vision Care is a global firm specialising in providing eye care to employees as a workplace benefit. [...]
Consumers on some fixed energy deals could see their bills rise by up to £188 a year unless they take swift action to move to a better deal. According to [...]
More than a quarter, at 28%, of those aged between 18 and 34 would spend a £20,000 gift from their parents on a deposit for a house according to research [...]
Henry Lowson, manager of the AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies fund looks at how smaller companies are building value through acquisitions and expanding their global footprint… Smaller companies with good [...]
Following the European Central Bank’s recent actions to stave off a period of deflation and boost economic growth in the Eurozone, the cost of living stabilised in the troubled region during [...]
As the centenary of the Great War approaches, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has taken a look at the investment companies that have been around for a hundred years [...]
There were 592,695 current account switches in 2014 in the year to the 30th June – a 16% year-on-year increase on the year before says the Payments Council. In addition, [...]
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