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World Savings Day

World Savings Day is promoted all around the world, the idea of the day is to save money in order to gain a higher standard of life and to secure the economy. During the 1st International Savings Bank Congress which took place in Milan, Italy the Italian Professor Filippo Ravizza declared the 31st October as …

Guide to Junior ISAs

Are you saving for your children? Putting aside money for your children’s future is important and could open up more choices and opportunities – giving them a better head-start to life. There are a number of different ways to save, but many are also liable for tax on the money you make. Junior ISAs are …

Some 32 per cent of consumers are going to do their own financial planning in an effort to avoid paying fees for advice when the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) comes into effect. Research from Deloitte has found many people are keen to save money and so this could lead to a rise in DIY financial …

The majority of workers who will be affected by new rules auto-enrolling them into pension schemes are likely to remain in such programmes. This is according to research by the Department for Work and Pensions, which estimated seven out of ten people who are auto-enrolled into savings plans will not exercise their right to opt …

Getting away over the Christmas break for a short holiday seems to be an increasingly popular option for Britons. New research by ABTA – The Travel Association has found that there has been a rise of up to 20 per cent in bookings year on year as the Christmas markets across Europe open. It picked …

One-fifth of over-50s do not save any money for a rainy day. Newly-released research by Saga has found that some older parents are not being as prudent as would be expected, with one in ten not even owning a savings account. The current tough economic climate, coupled with ever-increasing pressure on household budgets, means that …

Some 46 per cent of first-time buyers (FTBs) are using affordable housing schemes to help them climb onto the property ladder. Research by Lloyds TSB has revealed the extent to which individuals are being forced to rely on numerous methods in order to raise enough money for a deposit. Before the economic downturn, only 15 …