Personal Finance

  • 6 September 2014

    Scots are underestimating how long they may live and how quickly their retirement savings may run out, a major UK-wide survey has found.

  • 6 September 2014

    Growth in UK companies' ­dividends has slowed to a crawl but investors in global companies are enjoying a bumper year for ­dividends, according to two recent reports.

  • 31 August 2014

    WITH the start of a new college and university term just around the corner, high street banks are busy marketing their latest student accounts to a new generation of customers.

  • 30 August 2014

    Malcolm Allan from Bishopbriggs, a retired pharmacist and former secretary of the Scottish Health Campaigns Network, says savers would look to an independent Scottish government for fairness.

  • 30 August 2014

    UNCERTAINTY over the personal-finance ramifications of an independent Scotland is keeping some individuals and small-business owners awake at night, a Glasgow advisory firm has claimed in the run-up to the referendum vote.

  • 30 August 2014

    APPARENTLY, red-haired people are in for a hard time and their gene will die out, our postal service is going to collapse, pensioners will be left pensionless, foreign invaders will assault our undefended shores, stock market shares in Scottish companies will collapse, and the pound in our pocket will grow little sterling legs and run south of the Border - or so I've heard.