A one-off, hard-hitting special in which an old pro shows us how to survive in a low interest world.
If you’ve been put off by the lack of a guarantee on your savings at Zopa, the new Safeguard option might be a reason to take another look.
When saving seems like a slog, cheer yourself up with a few thoughts on just how much you’re benefitting from your journey to financial freedom.
I’m very pleased to introduce this guest post by Pete Comley, author of the hit free eBook, Monkey with a Pin. (Now also available as an iTunes podcast). Take it away Pete! “Over periods of five years, the returns from shares have historically beaten cash around 80% of the time. Over 10 years, this rises [...]
Index-linked National Savings certificates are to return in 2011-2012, the government has confirmed in the small print of its budget. Get on the waiting list!
Saving is a long, hard journey and it’s all too easy to give up or go astray. Here are some simple tactics that will help you fulfill your goals.
Warren Buffett’s grandfather had more common sense about cash than many investment bankers of today. Here’s some great wisdom he passed down the family.
Inflation linked savings bonds look set to become more common than ex-North African dictators house-hunting in London. But not all are created equally.
National savings certificates offered attractive vehicles for our savings, but there are various alternative homes for your money.
With the common shares tempting value investors yet others fearing a second banking crash, these high-yielding 5-year bonds look a good compromise.
Jeremy Clarkson is right: Pensions don’t attract ‘hot chicks at nightclubs’. But just wait til they see the size of my ISA…
Being a ‘rate tart’ and moving your money to follow the best interest rates may sound nerdy, but it substantially boosts returns.
ISA allowances are to increase with inflation from 2010, says UK Chancellor Alistair Darling. Not before time.
Your emergency fund should be in easily accessible cash. Also, under no circumstances is a half-price trip to the Maldives an emergency.
Everyone knows to put money aside in a cash savings just in case something goes wrong… don’t they?
I have now seen a third debt go ‘bad’ at Zopa, the peer-to-peer lender. This time it was in the A market, which is supposedly pretty safe.