Personal Finance

  • 18 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.

  • 12 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.

  • 11 October 2014

    GARY Paterson learned the cost of careless spending the hard way - and it has taught him to keep a firm grip on his finances.

  • 11 October 2014

    COMPANIES floating on the stock exchange are failing to exploit today's technology to open up share offers to the public, the UK's biggest broker says on today's anniversary of the Royal Mail flotation.

  • 4 October 2014

    EMERGING markets were hit hard in September, with shares on average unwinding the year's gains.

  • 4 October 2014

    The Chancellor's unexpected pension announcement this week making it easier to pass on tax savings at death has been widely welcomed.

  • 28 September 2014

    Two-thirds of stock market investors were holding their breath in the early hours of September 19, hoping for a No verdict in the independence referendum - if you believe a poll (of just 102 customers) conducted by online broker TD Direct Investing across the UK published on the eve of the vote.