Personal Finance

  • 1 November 2014

    TENS of thousands of Clydesdale Bank customers whose claims for payment protection insurance (PPI) compensation were rejected are in line for payouts, as the bank introduces a new handling procedure under orders from the regulator.

  • 25 October 2014

    Almost one in three of people with a final salary pension will be lured out of it by the Chancellor's promise of being able to convert money purchase pensions into cash from next April, according to Glasgow-based company pensions specialist Hymans Robertson.

  • 24 October 2014

    More than one in five tenants still have no security for their rental deposits, more than two years after the Scottish Government's deposit protection schemes began.

  • 24 October 2014

    Colin Robertson's wife Julie had just given birth to their second daughter when the couple received a notice to quit their flat in Glasgow, only five days after signing a new six-month lease agreement in August.

  • 17 October 2014

    SCOTS are being asked to consider the moral implications of their financial decisions as part of a national drive to encourage ethical saving and investing.

  • 17 October 2014

    DR Mante Nieuwland and his wife Andrea, who both lecture in psychology at Edinburgh University, came to the capital from Spain two years ago, in good time for the arrival of Siardus, who is now eight months old.

  • 11 October 2014

    Borrowers can now fix their mortgage rate for five years for as little as 2.79% as some of the UK's biggest lenders, including Halifax, Nationwide and HSBC, have cut their rates over the past few weeks.