Finance

Why safety net savings are so important

Savings goals can be exciting when setting funds aside for fun things like a dream holiday or a lavish wedding, but what about those nasty surprises lurking around every corner? A broken-down car, high phone bill, or other unexpected expense can really take a toll on your budget. Image Credit Establishing a savings safety net […]

Finance Real Estate`

Pension or buy to let property?

The relaxation of pensions regulation in 2015 saw a sharp increase in older people cashing in all or part of their pensions to invest in buy-to-let property. Pensions were stagnating in the current low-interest climate, and those who had an eye on their future (especially those wanting to take early retirement) were looking around for […]

Business Finance

PPI final 2018 deadline set by FCA

Making a claim for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) seems to have been around for ages; however, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now putting its brakes on the issue, declaring a spring 2018 deadline for any outstanding complaints. The countdown begins As one of the biggest financial scandals of recent years, the mass-sale of […]