May 1st, 2012
Google has relaunched its financial comparison ads on certain credit card, savings and current account search terms, according to The Telegraph.
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September 2nd, 2010
The paranoia of banks failing has died down somewhat since the depths of the recession, when savers up and down the country were busy making sure that they didn’t have more than £50,000 in one bank.
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January 5th, 2010
Kevin Mountford, head of banking at price comparison website moneysupermarket.com, gives his personal finance predictions for 2010.
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December 22nd, 2009
Ed Bowsher, head of consumer finance at lovemoney.com, has given his predictions for our finances in 2010, looking at inflation, interest rates, mortgages, savings, house prices and tax.
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October 23rd, 2009
It has been a year since the collapse of Iceland’s Icesave bank, one of the major casualties of the credit crunch, and which helped bring the Icelandic economy to its knees. If you’re yet to claim compensation, your time is running out.
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October 20th, 2009
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) should be an integral part of your savings strategy, but there tends to be quite a bit of confusion about what they are and their benefits. LoveMoney gives the truth about 10 ISA myths.
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October 5th, 2009
Tomorrow (6th October) sees an increase in the ISA allowance for anyone who will be 50 or over by 5th April 2010 (the end of the current tax year).
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April 4th, 2009
If you’re yet to invest in an Individual Savings Account (ISA) this tax year, and you’ve got some spare money lying around that really should be earning more than it is (plus you’d like to shelter it from the clutches of the taxman), then you’re quickly running out of time …
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March 18th, 2009
Premium bonds have never been a particularly attractive investment, more like a middle class lottery where you didn’t actually lose your money every week.
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March 10th, 2009
Following the collapse of the Icelandic banks a few months ago, there seemed to be a trend towards British savers pulling their money back home, to give themselves peace of mind that their money was guaranteed under the government’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
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