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The Accumulator: gold dives, FTSE lags, Brazil bombs

by Daniel Grote on Jul 24, 2015 at 14:28

Gold's spectacular fall is the big story in markets this week, while the wider commodities slump has heaped more pressure on the FTSE 100.

What an interest rate rise means for your money

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 23, 2015 at 09:15

Finally, after six years, the Bank of England wants to raise interest rates. What's the impact on our ISAs and pensions?

Will you win or lose from Osborne's pension overhaul?

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 23, 2015 at 08:00

A pounds-and-pence breakdown of what the government's mooted pensions tax overhaul could mean for your income. 

Renting in retirement: young face lifetime under landlords

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 23, 2015 at 08:00

Soaring house prices mean many people will not be able to get on the property ladder and secure their financial future.

The £10,000 cost of getting drawdown wrong

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:08

Research by Which? has shown the huge disparity in the cost of getting your hands on your pension cash.

Care cap delay: families forced to pay

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 20, 2015 at 16:18

The cap on care costs has been delayed until 2020 meaning families will have to shoulder the costs.

Lloyds and HSBC power record UK dividends

by Daniel Grote on Jul 20, 2015 at 12:25

Dividends in the second quarter of the year hit record levels thanks to bigger payouts from banks.

Why buy-to-let mortgages will be tougher to come by

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 16, 2015 at 09:00

The Bank of England is keen to extend its residential mortgage powers to buy-to-let.

Alex Wright: why Barclays is even better than Lloyds

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 15, 2015 at 08:00

Lloyds could yield 6% next year but Barclays has got great retail assets, says Citywire AAA-rated manager of Fidelity Special Values.

Forget pensions, aim for 'salary independence'

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 15, 2015 at 08:00

The old fashioned world of pensions is not appealing to younger generations, who are aiming for financial freedom.

5 'misunderstood' stocks AAA-rated Lang is backing

by James Phillipps on Jul 14, 2015 at 08:00

Ardevora UK Income manager Jeremy Lang picks out five of his holdings that he believes other investors have 'misunderstood'. 

Greek debt deal: what's been agreed and will it hold?

by Daniel Grote on Jul 13, 2015 at 17:11

We run through the key points of Greece's debt deal, agreed with European leaders after marathon talks.

Accumulator: China and Greece drive rollercoaster

by Daniel Grote on Jul 10, 2015 at 13:06

The first Conservative Budget in 18 years couldn't distract investors from turbulence in China and Greece.

Dividend tax hike: how to avoid paying too much

by Daniel Grote on Jul 09, 2015 at 17:16

We detail the winners and losers from the Budget's changes to dividend tax, and how to avoid paying too much.

The potty pension reform that will cost savers billions

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 08, 2015 at 11:40

Government plans to let workers take their pension pots with them when they change jobs suffer from a fundamental problem say experts. 

Savers could lose £190 in interest under new compensation rules

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 07, 2015 at 11:18

Savers trying to keep their money safe could find it hard to match the deals they are getting.

FSCS: what you need to know to keep your money safe

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 06, 2015 at 16:46

The Financial Serivces Compensation Scheme limit has been reduced to £75,000 for bank and building society accounts.

House deposit dream turns under-30s on to ISAs

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 02, 2015 at 12:07

More younger people are investing in the stock market in a bid to build a house deposit and get their feet on the housing ladder.

Forget Gary Barlow, 'normal people' are tax man's target

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 01, 2015 at 09:00

HM Revenue & Custom is scrutinising savings accounts and property sales for evidence of tax avoidance.

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