Investors – or anyone with a savings account or pension – could be unwittingly funding climate change, smoking or the arms trade. But should it matter?(more…)
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Ever been tempted by an attractive investment opportunity? Our guest, Andrew Bailey of the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses if it’s a risk worth taking.
Coin collecting is an incredibly popular hobby – and one that could prove quite fruitful if you get some valuable pieces. Do you enjoy finding rare coins? Are you building a collection?
Despite a 0.25% bump in the base rate last week, interest rates remain well below inflation and have for nearly a decade now – so, have you spurned savings accounts and invested your money elsewhere?
Should you invest in a firm that contacts you out of the blue? As one member discovered, it’s very risky – especially when they ask you for personal details and sensitive documents…
In the last couple of years, a raft of tax hikes and lending reforms have made becoming a landlord far less attractive than it once was – but is investing in property still worthwhile?
Burger King Russia has launched its own-branded virtual currency, the ‘WhopperCoin’. The virtual cash will allow customers to purchase a Whopper burger for 1,700 WhopperCoins. But could you be persuaded to ditch your pounds for branded currency? (more on Burger King’s WhopperCoin…)
Today the government has announced new measures to tackle pension scams. Guy Opperman MP, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, joins us as a guest author to explain more…
The hunt for rare coins and notes has sent the country into pandemonium. Have you found a coin worth more than its face value?
The Which? scams story reporting tool has been running for little over two weeks. With well over 30,000 people contacting us, it’s clear there are many more still to come. Have you got a scam story to share?
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…
It’s not often that you peek under a stone and find a hundred billion bugs. But that’s what happened when I looked into the scale of workplace pensions that are invested in default funds that use ‘lifestyling’.
Over 366,000 people have successfully traced their lost National Savings & Investments, claiming back £645m investments. And I’m one of them.
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?