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Investment Sense View

Financial education at a young age pays off

Research has shown that teaching children about money when they are young, is likely to lead to a better understanding of savings and the ability to delay gratification in order to meet a long-term savings goal (Source: MyBnk). How does early learning ...

First-time buyer doubts dampening spirits as two-fifths believe they won’t achieve their homeowning dreams

Almost half (48%) of people aged between 25 and 34 today who aren’t on the property ladder say they want to own their own home within the next 10 years. However, 41% think that achieving this dream is impossible. What are 25-34-year old’s expectations? Research from the ...

The struggle of finding the perfect home as a last-time buyer

Last-time buyers are those people looking for the home they will settle in during their retirement, and which they will potentially live out the rest of their lives in. They account for 30% of homeowners aged 65 and over. Unfortunately, research from ...

Is a lack of knowledge losing you money?

Many savers are unaware of the different products available to them, and that could be causing them to lose money unnecessarily (Source: Oaksmore ISA). If you are one of them, it is time to look at the options to improve your financial ...

Investment Sense News

Interest rates rise above 0.5% for the first time in a decade

The Bank of England (BoE) has increased interest rates above 0.5% for the first time since 2009. Today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to push up the base rate by 0.25% to 0.75%. That’s not a massive increase; savers aren’t going to suddenly start ...

Married? Make sure you aren’t missing out on a £900 tax break

You could be missing out on a great wedding present from the government; £238 per year. This is due to Marriage Allowance, a tax benefit afforded to those who are married or in civil partnerships. Currently, there are three million couples in the UK who ...

Too much information: Could your children’s online behaviour leave them open to a scam?

Do you know if your child is at risk of a financial scam on social media? More importantly, do they? 83% of 16-to-24-year olds know someone who gives away too much information about themselves online, according to a report from Nationwide. And, while some ...

Six reasons why more over-60s are choosing to rent

According to a report from The Centre for Ageing Better, more than a third of over-60s could be choosing to rent, rather than owning their home, by 2040. In January 2018, over 414,000 people aged 60+ lived in privately rented properties. In ...