Don’t be swayed by impressive interest rates and fun perks, says Ruth Jackson. Mini bonds aren’t as good an investment as they look.
In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.
Check your pension plan to see if you’re entitled to a guaranteed annuity rate, says David Prosser.
Insurer Legal & General is to take on responsibility for paying the pensions of 22,000 members of the British Airways pension scheme.
Plans to make company pension schemes publish details of how they have taken members’ ethical views into account when investing their money have been scrapped.
More than one in four master-trust pension schemes – which look after the retirement savings of millions of savers – are set to close.
Travel insurance is one of the few forms of cover you absolutely must have, says Ruth Jackson. But check policies carefully before signing up.
It’s not just the financial services industry that makes a habit of overcharging its customers. Mobile phone companies do it too, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But you don’t have to stand for it.