Personal Finance

Revealed: How Much We Need to Feel Wealthy

Revealed: How Much We Need to Feel Wealthy

Do you feel wealthy? Just as with every General Election, there’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be wealthy.

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Even the FCA is Worried About Rising Personal Debt

Even the FCA is Worried About Rising Personal Debt

Personal debt is spiralling out of control. At least, that seems to be the view of the Financial Conduct Authority, who are considering bringing the sector under its purview in an effort to protect customers.

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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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