Money

How much will the UK economy shrink by in the second quarter?

Those trying to predict what will happen next should take a hard look at their own bank accounts.

29 Apr 2020

Where should you invest in a volatile market?

Gold is the traditional safe haven and, for once, its advocates may be on to something.

23 Apr 2020

What will happen to your savings after coronavirus?

Negative interest rates have been a persistent fact of life in Britain and the pandemic has only entrenched them further.

22 Apr 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak (Getty)

The Covid-19 debt crisis will be like no other in British history

The UK cannot afford to take a laissez-faire attitude to debt after Covid-19.

16 Apr 2020

Covid-19 has exposed the hypocrisy of insurance companies

From travel to car insurance, insurers are pocketing millions during lockdown whilst being reticent to pay out.

8 Apr 2020

Use Widilo to save money on your online shopping

In association with Widilo   If you want to save money on your online shopping, you’ve come to the right…

3 Apr 2020

10 mortgage pitfalls to avoid

Make sure you don’t make these common mistakes to be sure of securing an offer.

2 Apr 2020

House buyers should be poised for the aftermath of Covid-19

The property market could make a swift recovery but, before it does, there are deals to be made.

2 Apr 2020

Coronavirus has made it impossible to value property

Covid-19 has put the housing market on hold while the equity market is in free fall – which will fare better in the long run?

1 Apr 2020

Which streaming service is the best value for money?

Subscription offers have been springing up everywhere in lockdown but which one should you take advantage of?

31 Mar 2020

What help will the government give the self-employed?

As it stands, the government has protected employees of big corporations but left the self-employed high and dry.

25 Mar 2020
A glass sculpture entitled "coronavirus COVID-19" created by British artist Luke Jerram

How will the coronavirus lockdown affect our spending?

The suspension of civic society is without precedence in peacetime and, as we all spend less, the economy will suffer further.

18 Mar 2020

7 ways to save money while you self-isolate

Staying at home creates more time to get on top of your financial admin.

16 Mar 2020

How will this year’s Budget affect the property market?

The much-maligned Mansion Tax never came to pass but what else did the Chancellor have to say on housing?

12 Mar 2020

The cladding scandal is leaving properties unsaleable

In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell fire the left lost no opportunity to try to make out that it…

5 Mar 2020

The ‘Boris bounce’ has landed like an elephant on a broken trampoline

It’s been dubbed the ‘Boris Bounce’: from the day after the election to the peak in mid-January, the FTSE 100…

5 Mar 2020

The green boom might be a bubble

It would have been great if you got in early. Over the past year shares in a small company called…

5 Mar 2020

Beware online investment apps and ‘experts’

Remember day trading, the fad for retail investors trying to emulate the hotshots of Wall Street from their spare bedrooms,…

5 Mar 2020

Why star investment managers aren’t always a safe bet

In the light of Neil Woodford’s fall from grace, Woody Allen’s quip that ‘A stockbroker is someone who invests your…

5 Mar 2020

The Good Life: 8 farmhouses worth leaving the city for

Our pick of the best rural properties on the market for under £700,000.

5 Mar 2020

The best bank cards to use abroad

We show you how to make your travel money go further.

5 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: will the markets fall further?

This week has been a reminder of how the sharpest falls in the stock market are often followed by the sharpest gains.

4 Mar 2020

Should you buy your car outright or use car finance?

Car finance schemes are increasingly popular but do they offer value for money?

2 Mar 2020

Why stamp duty could and should be cut

The tax has been jacked up so often that it’s no wonder so few of us want to move house.

27 Feb 2020

The best apps for mobile banking

Consumers are spoilt for choice when it comes to nifty saving hacks and easy transfers.

26 Feb 2020

What to look for when buying a new build home

Growing numbers of buyers are opting for high-spec new builds over period properties. Here’s how to get a good deal.

20 Feb 2020