Personal Finance

  • 1 March 2015

    As the fund industry begins its biggest promotional push of the year, this week's setting of a new record for the FTSE-100 came as a timely gift.

  • 28 February 2015

    The FTSE 100 was lifted to its record closing high this week by a continuation of the stories that have helped equity markets start 2015 with a bang.

  • 28 February 2015

    Dental technician Carlos Shams has managed to find the ideal first-time buyer flat, round the corner from his workplace so he can pop home to walk the dog.

  • 28 February 2015

    A mortgage war has broken out, with lenders vying to offer some of the cheapest deals ever seen, so if you have a home loan, it is time to think about switching, while if you are hoping to get on the property ladder, this could be your best chance.

  • 21 February 2015

    Social and crowd financing has been the big winner in the desert of low savings rates, and this year will see the sector take off.

  • 15 February 2015

    Former front line uniformed police officer Nikki Thornley, pictured with husband Phil , has spent almost a year in rehabilitation and adjusting to family life.

  • 15 February 2015

    A wheelchair-bound Aberdeenshire policewoman has been chosen to receive a tax-free £1,000 a month for a year from a campaign highlighting the financial impact of long-term ill health or disability.

  • 15 February 2015

    Our share tips struggled to make headway in a flat stock market last week with the total valuation of our four portfolio recording a marginal slippage of just less than 0.5% when we carried out our review of progress on Wednesday morning.

  • 14 February 2015

    Nev Stokes left npower in search of a better deal after becoming disillusioned with the behaviour of the big energy providers.

  • 14 February 2015

    The legal profession cannot guarantee to protect homebuyers if their solicitor fails to secure a valid title to their property, an official review has admitted.