Conversations about: Money

Spending Scottish & Northern Irish notes in England & Wales

by , Conversation Editor Money 30 October 2014
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Can you legally spend Scottish and Northern Irish banknotes in England and Wales? Find out why a technicality has been causing some confusion... (more about legal tender...)

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Would you share or swap your car, house or power tools?

by , Love Home Swap CEO Money 30 October 2014
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From carpooling to house swapping, the Sharing Economy empowers you to hire out everything from power drills to spare rooms. Debbie wants your views to feed into her review of the Sharing Economy. (more about the Sharing Economy...)

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Ros Altmann: why you should control your pension fund

by , Pensions Expert Money 29 October 2014
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In recent months we’ve discussed what the pension reforms will mean for you when it comes to retirement. In this guest post, pension expert Dr Ros Altmann calls on the pensions industry to give savers their freedom... (more on your pension fund)

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Scam watch: ‘financial services’ cold callers

by , Online Writer Money 28 October 2014
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Ever had a call from a scammer posing as a financial services provider? They’re persistent and plausible, but beware of divulging any personal details to these cold callers. (more about 'financial services' scam...)

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How well do you know your pension schemes?

by , Head of Economic Analysis Money 23 October 2014
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I gave evidence in front of the Pension Schemes Bill Committee today, tackling one of the proposed new pieces of legislation to implement the pension reforms announced back in the Budget. (more about pension schemes...)

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How much should you be paying into your pension?

by , Principal Money Researcher Money 16 October 2014
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There’s been a lot of noise about pensions this year. We’re all getting more freedom in how we spend our pension pot when we come to retire. But are we saving enough? (more about saving for a pension...)

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BBA: what’s the worst example of fraud you’ve seen?

by , CEO of BBA Money 14 October 2014
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The banks have launched a campaign to help you fight against fraud. Here’s Anthony Browne, chief exec of the British Bankers Association (BBA), to share the eight things banks would never say or do. (more about fraud...)

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Does your bank alert you to fraudulent activity on your card?

by , Money Editor Money 5 October 2014
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I’m always wary of answering withheld numbers. The past few years spent fighting back offers of new phone contracts and fictitious compensation claims have me hanging up when I see ‘no caller ID’. (more about card fraud...)

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Self-assessment tax returns: what are you worried about?

by , Researcher/Writer Money 2 October 2014
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Are you planning to file a self-assessment tax return this year? If so, we want to hear from you. Don’t end up like the reader who was fined £1,600 for a late tax return, even though he didn’t owe any tax... (more about tax returns...)

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Ever transferred money into the wrong account?

by , Researcher/Writer Money 24 September 2014
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Our survey reveals that if you enter the wrong account details when transferring money, you may not get it back. Have you accidentally transferred cash into the wrong bank account? (more about misdirected payments...)

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Car insurance: does your age really increase your risk?

by , Which? Magazine Editor Money 23 September 2014
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In our poll, 60% of you voted that you think older drivers are penalised on the cost of their car insurance. You may be right - our research suggests certain age groups are paying substantially over the odds... (more about car insurance...)

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You need a thick skin to be an investor

by , Principal Money Researcher Money 22 September 2014
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While bartering for a cut-price telly or a holiday at a budget price can leave you satisfied for months or years after your negotiation, bargain hunting for shares is fraught with danger for investors. (more about investments...)

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Scam watch: the ‘PayPal’ card expiry scam

by , Online Writer Money 22 September 2014
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Ever spotted a phishing email in your inbox? There’s a new one in town. Read why you should be wary of emails purporting to be from PayPal that ask for personal information. (more about phishing scams...)

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Through the hacker’s eyes: how to bank safely online

by , Ethical Hacker Money 15 September 2014
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Our latest test of online banking security found many have improved since last year. That’s not to say you should rest on your laurels. Here’s Ken, one of the hackers who helped us, on how to protect yourself. (more about online security...)

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