Building societies: 'We're not driven by shareholders' interests'The Independent“Of course lending is at the core of their existence but most of the building society sector hasn't needed to raise supplementary capital to return to the mortgage market,” Mr Fieth says. “They felt strong enough coming out of the crisis to be able to ...
Telegraph.co.ukCurrency risk: how can expats safeguard their hard-earned money?Telegraph.co.ukYou can even set up direct debits to make regular transfers which is useful if you have money going into an account each month, such as a pension, that you then want to move abroad. Best of all is that the fees you typically pay these currency brokers ...and more »
Telegraph.co.ukTake full control of your retirementTelegraph.co.ukThe point is that, if you are worried about your retirement finances, you are not alone. When it comes to planning, Mark Butterworth, head of technical services at SFS, states that the size of your pension will be a huge factor: “Most of us have been ...and more »
Wealth manager Brooks Macdonald firing on all cylindersProactive Investors UKAdvisers who once managed client funds are now looking at specialists to do that for them. “Suitability is the word ... The trend towards self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) that carry significant tax breaks should play to BM's strengths. As well as ...and more »
This is MoneyElderly sacrificing their own standard of living in retirement by gifting ...This is MoneyGrandparents and parents with adult children risk compromising their standard of living gifting 'overgenerous' amounts to younger family members, new research suggests. Cutting back on food shopping, travel and hobbies, 32 per cent of parents and ...and more »