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Hammond Set To Axe Pension Relief In Budget 2017

Chancellor Phillip Hammond only has pensions to look to as he needs to raise billions of pounds to ease government spending problems in his...

Pension Freedoms Have A Silver Lining For Travel Firms

Pension freedoms giving the over 55s easier access to their retirement savings seem to be boosting travel firms. Since the freedoms came into force in...

Luxury investments are outpacing the increases in gold

Luxury investments are outpacing the increases in gold and property prices, according to new research. Wine has floated to the top of the list of...

Feelgood Factor Boosts Expat Demand For Homes In Spain

Spanish property prices have hit rock bottom and are likely to start rising as the economy kicks in with the best performance for a...

VCTs Under Threat In Budget 2017

Business angels may find their choice of investments with tax breaks narrowing after Budget 2017. Speculation that tax incentives offered by the Enterprise Investment scheme...

Woodford Apologises As £10 Billion Fund Performs Poorly

Investment guru Neil Woodford has apologised for the poor performance of his equity income fund over the past year. Online fund supermarkets like Hargreaves Lansdown...

Baby Boomer Landlords Are The Richest Generation Ever

The baby boomer generation is the wealthiest ever – mainly due to the decade long boom in buy to let property investment. The number of...

Stock Markets Easily Beat Cash Since The Credit Crisis

Investors with nerves of steel during the credit crisis are likely to be £30,000 better off than those who succumbed to panic. The credit crunch...

Investors will Pay For Advice – If The Price Is Right

Investors are willing to pay for advice – providing the price is right, according to new research. If investors are paying a percentage fee, the...

No Tax Relief For Business Angels Without The Right Paperwork

HM Revenue & Customs is warning that no tax reliefs will be paid to investors in government-backed business angel schemes unless they can produce...

Value Of Share Supermarkets For Investors Under The Microscope

Financial watchdogs are to look at if supermarket shopping for pensions and investments is good for the wealth of consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority is...

How To Minimise CGT With SEIS Or EIS

Buy to let and second home owners worried about capital gains tax and property prices may find a solution in staking their profits in...

Do You Really Need A Wealth Manager?

Is wealth management a fancy marketing buzz word or an essential service for investors? Wealth managers can cover the work carried out by independent financial...

Film Fraudsters Must Pay £2m Or Face Extra 10 Years In Jail

A gang of fraudsters jailed for scamming unsuspecting customers out of more than £2 million must repay the cash they stole or face a...

City Watchdogs Slam Value Of Active Fund Managers

Active fund managers are not worth the extra fees they charge for supposedly picking shares that will add value for investors. In fact, says City...

Unplugging Energy Projects From SEIS Hits Community Schemes

People power is running 130,000 British homes from investors plugging in to more than 200 community energy schemes. Investors have staked £190 million in solar,...

Responsible Investing Holds CEOs To Account

Picking the right shares or funds for pension investing is about more than growing wealth. Political and economic issues can impact fund growth. That's why environment,...

Clear Winner In Investment Battle Of The Sexes

The battle of the sexes has crept on to the trading floors of stock exchanges with the result that women are better investors than...

Savings Experts Want P2P Lending Option For SIPPS

Financial experts want the government to allow peer-to-peer lending as an option for SIPP pension investors. Trade body the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) is...

Crowdfunding Enters New Phase With Secondary Market

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs is launching a 'trading Tuesday' for investors to buy and sell shares in start-ups. The trading day is listed as the first...

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