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Contracted out? Watch out for your state pension

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 21, 2014 at 15:03

Workers who opted out of national insurance contributions may not qualify for the full flat-rate state pension when it is introduced. 

How to stop emotions ruining your investments

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:15

Mark Fenton O'Greevy has studied investor behaviour for 20 years. He gives his tips on managing emotions to help with investing.

Cameron sees red: does the PM's warning stack up?

by Daniel Grote on Nov 18, 2014 at 16:40

The prime minister has flagged 'red warning lights' for the global economy. Cazenove's Richard Jeffrey examines the danger spots.

Choosing an adviser? Get a breakdown of these costs

by Michelle McGagh on Nov 14, 2014 at 16:00

An adviser has warned consumers need to get a 'pounds and pence' list of costs before signing up.

Is it wise to use growth funds to generate income?

by Neal Underwood on Nov 13, 2014 at 14:39

Experts say income investors can use lower-yielding growth funds but warn that withdrawing capital by selling units at the wrong time could hurt.

How the foreign exchange trading scandal affects you

by Gavin Lumsden on Nov 12, 2014 at 17:03

The huge fines imposed on banks for currency manipulation point to a wider scandal affecting investors in funds and pensions.

Why I'm avoiding shares in house builders

by Jonathan Yarker on Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15

Royal London's top-rated equity income fund manager Martin Cholwill fears house builders could face political risk before the election.

Barnett: UK recovery will slow, but shares still look good

by Daniel Grote on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:58

Mark Barnett, manager of Invesco Perpetual's huge equity income funds, says the best part of the UK economic recovery may be over but the stock market still offers good value.

Consumer Panel raises concerns over non-advised drawdown

by Michelle Abrego on Nov 11, 2014 at 09:44

The Financial Services Consumer Panel asks whether people should be allowed to buy pension drawdown policies without professional advice.

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