Amazon is stepping up its plans to disrupt the finance industry, by enhancing its small business loan activities in partnership with Goldman Sachs. The move looks set to broaden the options for entrepreneurs in search of funding.
Does the secret of true love come down to your attitude to money? This Valentine’s Day we’re looking at the role of financial compatibility… and whether your IFA could be Cupid in disguise.
The UK is out of the European Union. What, if anything, does this mean for you and your finances? We look ahead to post-Brexit Britain and the implications for both your money and your lifestyle.
The 2010s saw the slowest house-price growth since the 90s, according to the Decades Report by Nationwide. With interest rates still low, this means a first home is now more affordable than many believe.
The rental property market has grown tougher recently, so is it still possible to make a decent income from buy-to-let in the 2020s? We look at how the market has changed, the main pitfalls and the biggest areas of opportunity and growth.
If you’re a higher-rate taxpayer with a workplace or personal pension, then submitting a tax-return (and doing it properly) is a must. Otherwise you’ll miss out on valuable benefits, and might also face hefty tax penalties.
An estimated 750,000 people missed last year's self-assessment deadline for submitting their tax return. Were you one of them? What was your excuse? And how can you make sure that you aren't late this time?
The Pension Schemes Bill now moving through Parliament will enable the creation of a new breed of pension scheme. ‘Collective Defined Contribution’ schemes may offer members and employers a better balance between security and affordability.
Financial advice can leave non-affluent savers around £50,000 richer over 10 years, according to a report by the ILC. There is also new evidence that financial advice offers especially good value for the less well-off.
You can normally pay up to £40,000 into a pension each year and receive tax relief on it – this is your annual allowance. But you need to beware of not one but two big risks to your allowance, which could cost you a lot in tax.