Personal Finance

  • 20 December 2014

    As markets are hit by new waves of volatility, fund managers are trying to rally investors with largely optimistic forecasts for 2015.

  • 20 December 2014

    Many Scottish families will travel far and wide to visit friends and relatives this Christmas.

  • 20 December 2014

    Most children can expect to receive some cash along with their other gifts on Thursday, giving parents an ideal opportunity to lay the groundwork for a lifetime of good financial habits.

  • 14 December 2014

    Almost 60% of ­shoppers will spread the cost of Christmas by using plastic, according to a Gocompare.com survey, with one in three saying the only way they could afford it was by using a credit or store card.

  • 6 December 2014

    The Money Advice Service predicts the UK??s total seasonal spend will be around £26 billion this year ?? £2 billion up on 2013 ?? and the proportion done online is rising every year.

  • 6 December 2014

    Christmas is a costly time of year, so it is no wonder many people wish they could simply ignore it.

  • 29 November 2014

    WHEN Richard Swan, a Glasgow-based IT consultant, joined a credit union, he expected it to be "slow, a dinosaur, not online and so on".