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check your insurance
Getting away over Christmas? Check your insurance first
Many of us will be going away over Christmas. If it’s not Christmas dinner by the pool, it…
false economy
False economies – mistakes we make with money
The old expression penny wise, pound foolish is not recognised as an economic principle. The fact is that looking…
high street
What next for the high street?
Britain was contemptuously described as nation of shopkeepers by Napoleon. Shops up and down the country are closing,…
returns on your cash
How to get returns on your cash – without tying it up
The latest official figures show the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation remained stable at 2.4% for…
brexit deal
Has Brexit been agreed?
EU leaders have formally backed Mrs May’s Brexit withdrawal proposals, but will the UK be as keen? Theresa…
housing market
What is happening to the housing market?
The industry figures for house prices suggest they are rising at their slowest annual pace in five years, with growth…
no deal
Brexit – where are we now?
Two and a half years after Britain voted to leave the EU, Mrs May presented the draft withdrawal…
u.s. economy
Thanksgiving Special – a look at the U.S. economy
Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs today, Thursday, November 22. It’s…
austerity
Is austerity really coming to an end?
Last month’s budget saw the U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer announcing a budget with some good news. There…
ethical investing
What is ethical investing?
Ethical Investing, also known as sustainable, "green" or social investing, is any investment strategy which seeks both financial…