Personal finance

How to buy your own racehorse

The best way to buy a racehorse is to join a syndicate or racing club and buy a stake in your own racehorse, says Emma Lunn. But do it for [...]
When it comes to buying shares and funds to put in your Isa or pension, there are several investment platforms or online brokers to choose from, all offering different fee structures to suit varying individual investing habits.

How to invest in a stocks and shares Isa

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.


Shopping around for energy can still pay off

The new energy price cap doesn’t mean you will automatically get a good deal, says Ruth Jackson.

The equity release market opens up

A more competitive market means retirees with equity release mortgages could save by switching provider.

The pros and cons of pet insurance

Read the small print on your pet insurance contract and make sure you don’t get caught out by policy exclusions.

Thinking of getting a divorce? Here’s why it might pay to wait a while

All those people breaking up over Christmas would do better to wait until Easter, says Merryn Somerset Webb. They could save themselves a fortune.

Easy ways to save cash

Devote an afternoon to some simple money administration, and you could make a big difference to your finances over the year.

Give your pension a health check

Making the most of your retirement options can make a big difference, says David Prosser.

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