Personal Finance

Financial Outlook Worst in 4 Years, Say UK Households

A new report from financial data company Markit suggests our financial outlook is at its lowest point since 2013.

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Revealed: UK is the Worst European Country to Retire In

Revealed: UK is the Worst European Country to Retire

A new survey has revealed exactly what we feared: If you’re planning to retire, doing so in the UK is the worst country in Europe to do so.

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Have No Fear, The New Plastic Fiver Is Here! Five Pound Note

Have No Fear, The New Plastic Fiver Is Here!

If somebody hands you a plastic fiver this week as part payment for a job or as change at the supermarket checkout, then please resist the urge to laugh them out of town and ask where the real money is!

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What the Autumn Statement Means for Tax Credits

What the Autumn Statement Means for Tax Credits

I think it’s fair to say that in most years, the chancellor’s Autumn Statement drifts by without the average man on the street taking much note of it.

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Interest Rates at 0.5% Since the Last Election - the Impact on Savers

Interest Rates at 0.5% Since the Last Election – the Impact on Savers

Following yesterday’s interest rate decision, we now know that interest rates will have been kept on hold at 0.5% for the whole term of the Coalition’s rule (and more).

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Budget Tips from the Money Advice Service

Budget Tips from the Money Advice Service

A range of changes to savings, pensions and ISAs were announced in the Chancellor’s Budget on Wednesday.

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Gladstone Budget box

Budget 2015: How will pensioners be affected?

George Osborne has announced even more changes in this year’s Budget that will affect pensioners across the UK.

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BBC: Water Firms Sending Out 'Unacceptable' Fake Debt Letters

BBC: Water Firms Sending Out ‘Unacceptable’ Fake Debt Letters

According to research from the BBC, more than half of water companies are sending out ‘unacceptable’ debt letters.

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