If you take some time to address your money worries, you can find a way to reduce your financial anxiety while still making good investment choices. Here are a few tried and tested tips to investing money wisely and staying stress free.
We are only a couple of months into 2018, but the year has already been characterised by extreme stock market volatility, both in the US and the UK. Discover and learn the tricks that you should use to protect your savings from stock market volatility – no matter how jagged the charts start to look.
UK savers prefer to keep their money in ‘safe’ financial options such as savings accounts, even when interest rates are low.
With the annual tax-free ISA allowance currently being £20k, you may be wondering how to split this sum for the best return before the end of the financial year.
Many have stated that interest rates should rise, but The Bank of England predicts that interest rates will not rise again until May 2018.
It is just one year until the UK officially withdraws from the European Union, but Brexit uncertainty prevails, causing headaches for investors. However, one recent announcement has sparked a wave of investor interest in an unlikely corner of the UK - Northern Ireland.
Putting off pension savings is the biggest regret among the working and retired population, a new poll has found. More than half (51 per cent) of working people and 38 per cent of pensioners said that they wished they had started saving for their pension earlier.
Almost nine in ten (87 per cent) Brits are not happy with the interest rate that they are getting from their savings accounts. But despite this, almost half (48 per cent) of the UK’s population still leave their money in low-paying savings accounts as they don’t know where else they can invest.
Bricks and mortar banks are on the way out. The best challenger banks have been honing their business models for the past few years, winning over customers with their user friendliness and competitive rates. But which banks offer the best rates and features?
Savers have been warned that they need to act soon if they want to transfer their Help to Buy ISA into a Lifetime ISA (LISA) before the end of the tax year. The deadline for ISA transfers is 5 April, and some investment platforms have introduced earlier deadlines.
A report from Saga shows that more and more grandparents are using their retirement to look after their grandchildren, and help to support them financially. Most expect the money, usually in the region for £50 or more a month, to be used for a house deposit in the future.