Personal Finance

Investors should prepare for the end of cheap money

Investors should prepare for the end of cheap money

Cheap money has been very good for equities, which measured by the FTSE 100 index, have climbed by 50% over the past five-year period.

How should I invest £120,000 in the short term?

How should I invest £120,000 in the short term?

Chase de Vere's Patrick Connolly says you should look at putting your money into easy-access or instant-access savings accounts.

Should I invest in an ISA rather than pay off some of my offset mortgage?

Should I invest in an ISA rather than pay off some of my offset mortgage?

Founder of Candid Financial Advice, Justin Modray, explains whether is it a better idea to invest in an ISA or repay your mortgage.

How should I invest £250 a month?

How should I invest £250 a month?

When investing £250 a month, make sure you know what you are saving for as this will alter your investment strategy.

Will a "part settlement" affect my credit rating?

Will a "part settlement" affect my credit rating?

Money adviser Paul Crayston, of National Debtline, explains the impact of a partial debt settlement on your credit rating.

Should I declare myself bankrupt?

Adam Burgess, a money advisor at National Debtline, offers information on the long and short-term impacts bankruptcy can have.

Your top 10 savings questions answered

It's not easy to find a decent interest rate, but there are still a few simple ways to work your savings to the max, says Harriet Meyer.

Trust must be restored to our pensions system

In October, workers will start to be automatically enrolled into a pension scheme by their employer. It's a welcome change but we must be able to trust those who manage our money.

Use trusts to safeguard your assets

Trusts can be very useful tools for safeguarding your assets. Faith Glasgow outlines how to put them to best use.

More help offered to first-time buyers

The government is to help 10,000 first-time buyers to get onto the property ladder, George Osborne announced on Wednesday