Personal Finance

  • 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.

  • 13 December 2014

    La Morm is a seamstress in Cambodia, one of the developing world micro-entrepreneurs supported by a loan from Lendwithcare.org.

  • 13 December 2014

    Nearly a quarter of Scots will consider 'regifting' this Christmas if they receive a present they don't want, with 31 per cent fully expecting at least one disappointing gift.

  • 13 December 2014

    One of the UK's biggest banking trade unions has claimed that a "performance rating bias" against branch staff of Lloyds Banking Group is proof that a sales-driven culture still dominates retail banking.

  • 8 December 2014

    As Christmas nears, George Osborne has wrapped up another present for his ??grey?? voters in the form of tax-free transfers of assets between spouses when one dies.

  • 7 December 2014

    As Christmas gets closer, George Osborne has wrapped up another present for "grey voters" in the form of tax-free transfers of assets between spouses when one dies.

  • 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".