Personal Finance

  • 20 July 2014

    The backlash against payday lenders came to a head last week when the regulator promised to put a cap on their inflated charges.

  • 19 July 2014

    WOMEN are contributing an increasing amount to family finances, but their own finances still have to catch up.

  • 19 July 2014

    A COMPANY involved in the sale to private investors of overpriced carbon credits and diamonds is to be reported to the Insolvency Service for posing as a reputable UK business whilst operating offshore from the Marshall Islands, The Herald has discovered.

  • 12 July 2014

    THE rules on how individuals can distribute their personal Isa allowance were relaxed at the start of this month, meaning you can put as much as £15,000 each year in stocks and shares, ring-fenced from any tax liabilities, for the first time.

  • 6 July 2014

    Savers can now stash up to £15,000 annually in tax-efficient accounts - almost three times the previous cash limit - following the replacement of Isas with new Isas (Nisas) on July 1.

  • 5 July 2014

    I HAVE observed over the years that one of the best ways to make a healthy profit from individual stocks is to buy beaten down companies upon news of a management change.