Advice

How to build a website for your business
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Small business

How to build a website for your business

Using the likes of Facebook and Instagram as shopfronts for your business could prove costly, says David Prosser. Here's what to do instead.
19 Oct 2021
Why actively managed funds don’t outperform in bear markets
Man and a bear
Funds

Why actively managed funds don’t outperform in bear markets

The idea that active funds should outperform in bear markets is logical and compelling. Sadly, it’s also wrong
15 Oct 2021
Post-Covid travel is now less testing as the rules get simpler
woman and child on a beach
Personal finance

Post-Covid travel is now less testing as the rules get simpler

With the scrapping of the amber and green travel lists, the rules governing re-entry to the UK have finally been simplified.
15 Oct 2021
How to deal with scam calls on your mobile phone
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Personal finance

How to deal with scam calls on your mobile phone

Fraudsters are becoming more inventive as the world goes online. Nicole García Mérida explains how to combat them.
13 Oct 2021
What the best-performing investment trusts of the past 20 years can teach us
Investment trusts

What the best-performing investment trusts of the past 20 years can teach us

Forty-two trusts have risen more than tenfold over the last two decades. What made the winners stand out? And how can we identify future outperformers…
12 Oct 2021
How your pension can cut your inheritance tax bill
Pensions

How your pension can cut your inheritance tax bill

Your retirement savings can help you maximise the amount of money you leave to your family.
11 Oct 2021
How Britain’s DIY divorce boom can help you split up without costing the earth
Personal finance

How Britain’s DIY divorce boom can help you split up without costing the earth

A “do-it-yourself” approach can greatly reduce lawyers’ fees when getting divorced. But do be careful.
5 Oct 2021
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How investment funds’ “greenwashing” hurts the planet
Funds

How investment funds’ “greenwashing” hurts the planet

A new paper suggests that funds claiming to target climate change may do more harm than good
2 Oct 2021
How small businesses can reduce their energy bills
Small business

How small businesses can reduce their energy bills

Here are the best ways to soften the impact of soaring power costs.
1 Oct 2021
Why investors should beware of corporate waffle
Investment strategy

Why investors should beware of corporate waffle

When top executives try to retreat behind impenetrable jargon, investors should be very sceptical, says John Stepek.
28 Sep 2021
Salary sacrifice: how to earn less and save more into your pension
Pensions

Salary sacrifice: how to earn less and save more into your pension

Changing the way that you save for retirement could help limit the damage of next year’s national insurance rise.
28 Sep 2021
How to cut your energy bill this winter
Personal finance

How to cut your energy bill this winter

Gas and electricity prices have risen by more than 250% so far this year. And they’re likely to go higher still Saloni Sardana looks at what can you …
24 Sep 2021
When should you upgrade your smartphone?
Personal finance

When should you upgrade your smartphone?

How do you know when it’s time to replace an old mobile phone?
21 Sep 2021
Dividend payout advantages drain away for small-business owners
Small business

Dividend payout advantages drain away for small-business owners

Life is getting harder for self-employed people and small business owners paying themselves through dividends rather than a salary”
17 Sep 2021
Should you defer your pension and stay in work?
Pensions

Should you defer your pension and stay in work?

The pros and cons of deferring your pension and staying in employment beyond 66 are finely balanced.
15 Sep 2021
How to stop recurring subscriptions becoming a drain on your money
Personal finance

How to stop recurring subscriptions becoming a drain on your money

Tracking and pruning subscriptions isn’t as easy as it sounds. Here's how to take charge.
14 Sep 2021
Get the better of your biases when you trade stocks
Investment strategy

Get the better of your biases when you trade stocks

There are eight key psychological pitfalls that can part inexperienced investors from their money. Michael Taylor explains what they are – and how you…
6 Sep 2021
Cybersecurity is crucial for small businesses
Small business

Cybersecurity is crucial for small businesses

Small companies tend to neglect the defence of their digital data, but the risks are very high, says David Prosser.
6 Sep 2021
In a “defined contribution” pension? Cheer up!
Pensions

In a “defined contribution” pension? Cheer up!

Max King explains why today’s defined contribution pensions are in many ways better than the final salary pensions of old.
31 Aug 2021
The trouble with dumb “smart” gas and electricity meters
Personal finance

The trouble with dumb “smart” gas and electricity meters

The widely trumpeted smart meters for gas and electricity are a fiddly and expensive mess.
24 Aug 2021
Time for small businesses to pay back emergency state aid
Small business

Time for small businesses to pay back emergency state aid

Small companies struggling to repay emergency loans have several options, says David Prosser.
21 Aug 2021
How to top up your state pension
Pensions

How to top up your state pension

To get the full state pension, you will need to have made national insurance contributions for at least 35 years, But if don't qualify, you may be abl…
17 Aug 2021