From taking the hassle out of car hire, to suggested pool-side reading, Merryn Somerset Webb gives her top tips for a stress-free holiday.
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The government now seems to believe that most of us are capable of figuring out our own finances in retirement, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
If you’re after tax-free dividend payments in your retirement, you won’t get them in a pension. You’re better off with an Isa, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Housebuilders are building the smallest, meanest properties they can get away with. That needs to be fixed – by regulation if necessary.
With-profits funds have returned with all the their old problems, says Merryn Somerset Webb. A gimmick-free managed fund is a better bet.
Buying through price comparison websites can lull you into a false sense of security, says Merryn Somerset Webb. You could be in for a nasty surprise.
Germany’s system of inheritance tax encourages family businesses to grow and thrive. Ours does exactly the opposite, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
New-build houses in Britain are among the smallest in Europe. But that’s not the real problem, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
RBS was set up with money paid to persuade Scotland to enter a union with England after its Central American empire-building scheme failed.
Most economists seem confident inflation will fall gently to 1%. Their confidence is probably misplaced, says Merryn Somerset Webb.