Banner

The home

Optimism for first-time buyer market grows

Confidence in the first-time buyer market has grown over the past 3 years, a report by Halifax has suggested.

Read more »

Households prioritise possessions over protection

Fewer than 4 in 10 people view life insurance as essential, according to a report by Scottish Widows.

Read more »

Life insurance payouts fail to match mortgage costs

Under-insurance is causing a 'protection gap' for UK families planning to use life insurance payouts to pay down their mortgage.

Read more »

Families could miss out on IHT relief

Up to 3,000 families may miss out on the government's proposed changes to inheritance tax, according to analysis by NFU Mutual.

Read more »

Free childcare plans brought forward

Government plans to extend free childcare provisions for working families have been brought forward to 2016.

Read more »

Childcare most costly aspect of raising children

Raising a child costs parents around £35,000 in the first 5 years of its life, research by Aviva has found.

Read more »

Record increase in household wealth

Total household wealth reached an estimated £9.1 trillion at the end of 2014, according to research by Lloyds Bank.

Read more »

Consumers lose money on unused subscriptions

More than 4 in 10 consumers are paying for unused subscription services, a survey by TopCashback suggests.

Read more »

Insurers not providing full payment information

Insurers are failing to provide customers with easily understandable information about the costs of insurance products, according to a review by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Read more »

Personal insolvencies lowest since 2005

The number of people becoming insolvent has fallen to the lowest level since 2005, according to official figures.

Read more »
Syndicate content