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25 years of the National Lottery

It’s been 25 years since the first National Lottery draw on November 19th 1994. And despite the first draw failing to make the UK its...

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 14:57


Average pension scam victims lose 22 years of savings in just 24 hours

Hubris and trusting the ‘advice’ of strangers are proving to be the undoing of scam victims. This is a recipe for disaster as fraudsters prey...

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:25


Help to Buy ISA end nears – what are your options?

Hopeful first-time buyers only have a month left before one savings route is shut off to them forever.

The Help to Buy ISA will close...

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 09:17


Vanguard cuts its fees – what it means for you

In the latest salvo in the passive investing charges war, Vanguard has cut fees across its range of ETF and index funds. It follows the...

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:58


How the general election could affect people’s finances

With the UK heading towards a general election on 12 December, Laura Suter, personal finance analyst at AJ Bell and Tom Selby, senior analyst at...

Wed, 30/10/2019 - 12:37


Ethical investing: The rationale behind it and its potential pitfalls

With Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion knocking Brexit off the front pages, it is clear that environmental and social issues are extremely topical at the...

Wed, 23/10/2019 - 10:52


The UK Equity Income funds exposed to low dividend cover stocks

Dividend cover is expected to fall to its lowest level in a decade* this year, meaning investors will understandably be jittery about what lies underneath...

Tue, 22/10/2019 - 14:08


Woodford alternatives: The best performing UK equity income funds over 10 years

The only positive that investors are likely to take from the Woodford situation is that there is an end in sight and those in the...

Mon, 21/10/2019 - 14:31


Property funds build Brexit cash buffer as outflows soar

Property funds have seen consistent outflows over the past year, as UK retail investors have withdrawn more than £4bn of money from the leading UK...

Mon, 21/10/2019 - 14:00


Woodford Equity Income wind up: Questions answered

What should investors in Equity Income do now?

Frustratingly for investors, there’s still nothing they can do. The fund remains closed to redemptions and investors...

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 15:25


How to value Saudi Aramco

After more than two years in the planning, reports suggest that Saudi Arabia is about to press the button for the initial public offering of...

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 15:19


Woodford Equity Income wind up

Link Fund Solutions, the Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) of the Woodford Equity Income fund has today announced that the fund will not re-open in December,...

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 16:35


Five pension problems the Treasury needs to focus on

The Treasury has confirmed the 2019 Budget setting out this Government’s fiscal agenda is scheduled for 6 November.

While there is no guarantee this administration...

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:16


How Monday’s Queen’s Speech could affect personal finances

Assuming we finally get a Queen’s Speech on Monday, any impact on our personal finances is likely to come via a Pensions Bill setting out...

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 14:48


Dudley helps BP overcome deadly legacy

While he will probably be disappointed with BP’s share price performance during his nine-year tenure as the oil major’s CEO, Bob Dudley will be...

Fri, 04/10/2019 - 15:15


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