I DON'T often make my clients investment guarantees, but at the moment I feel fairly justified in suggesting that investors joining the stock market today are unlikely to see the kind of returns over the next five years that they have seen over the last five.
The campaign a decade ago to secure equal compensation for all victims of wound-up pension schemes has so far resulted in almost £500 million being paid out to retired workers who would otherwise have lost hard-earned pensions.
The influence of the European Union on our day-to day lives is not always welcome, as recent election results have shown, but one directive on the way from Brussels could change things for the better for consumers.
Building societies are using the tighter lending restrictions of the mortgage market review (MMR) to tie customers into longer-term, more expensive mortgage deals, even when they can afford shorter-term repayments, it has been claimed.
THE Scottish families who still have no legal title to homes they bought more than a decade ago have welcomed a judicial inquiry by the Law Society of Scotland in direct response to The Herald's campaign on the issue.
BAILLIE Gifford's Japanese equity stars Sarah Whitley and Matthew Brett have retained their hold on the top spot in The Herald's table of top-performing fund managers, while a number of other large houses have seen high profile managers fall out of the rankings.
FOUR families waiting since 2000 to receive valid titles to their homes have been told two financiers now own a disputed strip of land which has prevented a resolution to problem that has lasted 14 years.