Personal Finance

  • 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.

  • 17 August 2014

    Companies House is planning a "register of integrity" to help tackle the problem of directors setting up serially insolvent companies and walking away from creditors.

  • 17 August 2014

    FOR Warren Bader, crowdfunding has brought profound and much-welcome change to the world of investment.

  • 10 August 2014

    The average car insurance premium in Scotland has fallen by more than 20%, or £98, to £364 over the past year -the biggest annual fall on record, according to the AA British Insurance Premium Index.