As living costs rise, more of us are making huge savings by sharing goods and services with strangers. Merryn Somerset Webb reports.
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There is virtually no chance that any big government project – such as the Olympics or HS2 – will come in anywhere near its original budget, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The ‘No’ campaign material from the last Scottish referendum may seem out-dated, says Merryn Somerset Webb – but the issues remain the same.
On any conventional or historical measure, equities are overpriced. Any stocks you buy now have nothing to do with the fundamentals, says Merryn Somerset Webb, they are just a bet on monetary policy.
Chronic short-termism has stopped British firms investing in their businesses, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
There is trouble ahead for those with big pension pots – the amount you can save free of tax is due to be cut. Merryn Somerset Webb outlines a few ways to keep the taxman away from your retirement money.
Our tax system massively favours buy-to-let property buyers over those looking to secure their first home, says Merryn Somerset Web.
There’s a lot wrong with the tax regime in the Netherlands, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it does give Scotland something to think about.
The question of independence for Scotland is not about different values. We all have the same values. It is about the best way of achieving those values.
The SNP’s plans for a post-referendum Scotland promise no real changes to anything. So why bother with the whole charade at all?