As Junior Individual Savings Accounts (Jisas) reach their third anniversary this weekend, only a tiny proportion of parents have so far cottoned on to the long-term investment potential of a stock market-based fund.
DESPITE their long and illustrious track record, investment trusts are often seen as the black sheep of the financial world, struggling to achieve parity with unit trusts and accused of being too complex.
TENS of thousands of Clydesdale Bank customers whose claims for payment protection insurance (PPI) compensation were rejected are in line for payouts, as the bank introduces a new handling procedure under orders from the regulator.
Almost one in three of people with a final salary pension will be lured out of it by the Chancellor's promise of being able to convert money purchase pensions into cash from next April, according to Glasgow-based company pensions specialist Hymans Robertson.
Colin Robertson's wife Julie had just given birth to their second daughter when the couple received a notice to quit their flat in Glasgow, only five days after signing a new six-month lease agreement in August.
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.
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.
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.
Bikers and cyclists involved in serious accidents are being treated inhumanely by insurance companies who deal with them in the same way as people claiming potentially phoney whiplash injuries, a specialist lawyer has said.
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.