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SIPPs: Why SIPP fees might be about to rise

Why SIPP fees might be about to riseFears are growing that investors in Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) could see fees rise sharply following an increase in the cost of regulation. All SIPP providers pay fees to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as well as an annual ...

Savings: 5 top accounts from banks you have never heard of

Compound interestOne of the unforeseen consequences of the financial crisis has been the number of new banks offering accounts to UK savers. Some of these are brand new start-up, so-called ‘challenger’ banks, whilst others are based overseas and have moved to the UK. Savers are by their ...

Interest rates predicted to rise, what action should you take now?

Interest rates predicted to rise, what action should you take now 150pxAfter six years at an all-time low, the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has suggested that interest rates could rise before the end of the year. Over the past few years we’ve ...

Why Buy to Let landlords will be hit hard by the Budget

Why Buy to Let landlords will be hit hard by the BudgetGeorge Osborne’s first Budget speech contained a nasty, and unexpected, surprise for many Buy to Let landlords. The change will push up the tax paid by thousands of property investors. So what is changing and ...

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The shifting balance of home-ownership

The shifting balance of homeownershipSince the financial crisis, the personal finance pages have been awash with stories that is harder than ever for younger people to get onto the housing ladder. The main issues facing first time buyers, have been rise in property values since the ...

Average house price reaches record level

Average house price reaches record levelNew figures show that the average price of a home has risen to record levels. Figures from the Nationwide Building Society released today, show that the average home in the UK is now worth £195,621; the highest level ever recorded by ...

Savings: Help to Buy ISA providers named

Help to Buy ISA providers namedThe banks and building societies that are set to offer the Government’s new Help to Buy ISA (Individual Savings Account) have been named. The Help to Buy ISA was announced by George Osborne later this year and is designed to help ...

Savings: Regulator cracks down on “stealth” practices

Regulator cracks down on “stealth” practicesBeleaguered savers, who have had to put up with low interest rates for over five years, have been given fresh hope with the news that the regulator will soon crackdown on some of the poor practices used by banks and ...