This is MoneyTop gripes about pension freedoms revealed: Delays, bungled admin, exit fees and compulsory financial advice anger ...This is MoneyCommon gripes are clashes with pension providers over delays to accessing savings, exit fees, bungled admin, misinformation from firms, and the requirement to pay for financial advice on some types of pot worth £30,000-plus, new data from the Financial ...and more »
BloombergCatwalk Cartel May Be Robbing Retailers, U.K. Watchdog WarnsBloombergIt's cash crunches like Thompson's that lead many people to pile up credit card debt, bounce checks, or turn to payday lenders, which charge high interest rates and fees for making loans against your paycheck. The result can be further fees for late ...and more »
Money MarketingRDR has little impact on public trust of advisersMoney MarketingBusiness-General-Handshake-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpg Confidence in the advice sector since the introduction of the Retail Distribution Review has remained static among unadvised clients, new figures from the Personal Finance Society show.and more »
Financial TimesRoyal Mail avoids new price controlsFinancial TimesOfficials see this as vital to safeguarding the universal service obligation, the legal requirement for Royal Mail to deliver mail six days a week throughout the UK at a uniform price. Investors in Royal Mail, one of the most widely-held retail stocks ...and more »
FT Alphaville (registration)It's no fun when Amex throws your startup a Curve ballFT Alphaville (registration)For example, one trick enabled by the Curve card is using it to withdraw money from a cash machine via their American Express credit card — normally this wouldn't earn air miles, but with Curve, it did. The business launched in February after ...