News by: Michelle McGagh
The government and insurance industry have less than two months to reach a deal on protecting the public from flood risk.
Many people manage their financial affairs perfectly. However, there are areas where even switched-on DIYers may need help.
Investors in Co-operative Bank bonds have seen their investment plummet but is there still hope for a price bounce-back?
The government is looking at transfers as a first step but has not ruled out a full merger of child trust funds and Junior ISAs.
A mother has won her fight against Scottish Widows after it valued her husband's pension incorrectly in their divorce settlement.
Permanent interest-bearing shares (Pibs) and perpetual bonds are a good, but riskier, alternative for savers fed up of low interest rates on cash ISAs and bank and building society savings accounts.
Nearly one million older people are still in employment as over-65s shun retirement and continue to work.
Families putting elderly relatives into care will be given information by their local council about independent financial advisers.
There has been a plethora of changes to women's retirement dates. Use our helpful chart to work out when you'll get your state pension.
The Help to Buy and Funding for Lending schemes are providing a boost to the property market.
Low interest rates mean fewer Brits consider their mortgage debt a heavy burden.
Six charities have formed the Ready for Ageing Alliance to convince the government to prepare for the UK's ageing population.
The Lolly's step-by-step guide to buying your first home.
Holders of Co-op Bank perpetual bonds saw their investments fall up to 27% after Moody's downgraded the mutual's credit rating'.
A ban on consultancy charges and a cap on default fund charges has been put forward by the government to increase confidence in pensions.
The introduction of a flat-rate state pension has come under fire, but we shouldn't forget the benefits.
Buying an annuity is a once-in-a-lifetime transaction, so make sure you get it right.
Queen's speech introduces new rules for landlords who will now have to confirm their tenants are not illegally living in the country.
Sir Alex Ferguson can look forward to a good pension after he retires from managing Manchester United.
A pension expert warns the government's plan to stop overseas spouses getting a UK state pension could fall foul of EU rules.