Couples often find that they join up their financial commitments. So what happens when you need to un-join those finances? Mary Waring, Managing Director of Wealth for Women, joins us as a guest author to explore this issue further…
More than four out of five (83%) parents believe it’s their responsibility to educate their children about managing their personal finances, but many don’t feel up to the job. (parental financial education…)
The Bank of England has cut its base rate for the first time since 2009 to a record low of 0.25%. So is this good or bad news for you?
Below seemingly calm waters, there are steely-eyed predators seeking to snatch away your retirement money. Could you spot a pension scam?
What do you do when you realise that something’s gone wrong with the financial advice you’ve received? When you realise that your trusted financial adviser isn’t so trustworthy after all…
Money makes the world go round, or so the cliché tells us. Yet it appears that a fair proportion of us are terrible at tracking how we spend it.
The Budget delivered some wins for our campaigns – a pensions dashboard commitment, action on nuisance calls, and plans to unlock mobile phones. So what do you think of George Osborne’s announcements?
A bad financial decision could be a costly mistake to make. So for those complex choices it can be worth seeking good advice. But not everyone does. So have you ever thought about financial advice before?
The New Year is in full swing, and so are our resolutions (hopefully). But what if we could submit a wish list of resolutions that we’d like companies to commit to?
The banking industry needs to keep up the momentum on reforms – and the financial regulator must continue to put consumers first. Do you think enough is being done to change banking culture?
Is it right to shape people’s behaviour to help them make better financial decisions? In this guest post, Professor Liam Delaney explores the pros and cons of ‘Nudge’…
It’s been a momentous couple of months for pensions. The goal posts been moved, the sport has changed and the shape of the ball has been switched. Are we ready to be more ‘hands on’ with our pensions?
This week I went to the offices of the Financial Ombudsman Service to take part in a collaborative Q&A – helping to solve those money head-scratchers. Have you ever taken a financial complaint to FOS?
Have you ever gone to an ombudsman when you’ve got to the end of your tether with a company? Here’s Tony Boorman, chief executive of the Financial Ombudsman, on why complaints are good for everyone.