‘I dumped Richard Branson’s tracker fund to save £2,000′

By Kyle Caldwell This investor has just discovered how to slash his Isa charges and will save £2,000 over the next decade Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/40050cfc/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0C111992530CI0Edumped0ERichard0EBransons0Etracker0Efund0Eto0Esave0E20A0A0A0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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New Government-backed Pensioner Bonds: will they run out?

By Kyle Caldwell Eagerly-awaited Pensioner Bonds, due in January, are expected to pay such high rates of interest that they could be oversubscribed ‘within weeks’ Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3ffadb16/sc/2/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C11196870A0CNew0EGovernment0Ebacked0EPensioner0EBonds0Ewill0Ethey0Erun0Eout0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Building society offers £50,000 lottery prize as alternative to ‘awful’ rates

By Sophie Christie Family Building Society imitates NS&I’s Premium Bonds by giving savers a chance to win a £50,000 cash prize, as the society’s boss admits returns on deposit accounts are ‘fairly awful’ Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3ffadb17/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C111960A920CBuilding0Esociety0Eoffers0E50A0A0A0A0Elottery0Eprize0Eas0Ealternative0Eto0Eawful0Erates0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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How to get perks worth £50 a month from your current account

By Kate Palmer ‘Packaged’ current accounts come with a monthly fee but, used in the right way, can offer extras that are worth far more Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3ff1be0a/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cmoney0Esaving0Etips0Ccompare0Ecurrent0Eaccounts0C111791520Cbest0Epackaged0Ecurrent0Eaccounts0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Can peer-to-peer lenders really give you 10% on your savings?

Lenders such as Zopa, RateSetter and Funding Circle are producing some tempting rates but are there any drawbacks? Savers putting money into peer-to-peer lenders will get a boost under plans to include this form of alternative finance in tax-free Isas. The change is likely to see more people pile in little wonder, with rates of […]

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Interest rates too low, house prices too high? Blame Chinese wedding planners

Western banks, companies and money markets are attracting more money from vast Chinese savings than they can cope with, pushing up share and property prices, and driving down savings rates A link between Chinas multibillion-dollar obsession with spectacular wedding ceremonies and the path of Britains interest rate policy is not immediately obvious. But look east […]

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The basic investing plan I would hand to my 21-year-old self

By Andrew Oxlade Those who joined the workforce recently may see their earnings start falling before they reach 40. What should they do? Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3fd01325/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0C1118510A40CThe0Ebasic0Einvesting0Eplan0EI0Ewould0Ehand0Eto0Emy0E210Eyear0Eold0Eself0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Children’s pocket money rises ‘twice as fast as parents’ wages’

By Dan Hyde Children this year could buy twice as many chocolate bars as they could in 1987 because parents handed out more of their earnings, research shows Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3fcefb99/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C111864610CChildrens0Epocket0Emoney0Erises0Etwice0Eas0Efast0Eas0Eparents0Ewages0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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‘Will the £1m savings protection cover my boat sale?’

By Richard Evans Ask an expert: A couple ask whether their converted barge will be covered by the proposed deposit protection guarantee for house sales proceeds up to £1m Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3fb31685/sc/22/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C111689990CWill0Ethe0E1m0Esavings0Eprotection0Eguarantee0Ecover0Emy0Eboat0Esale0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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‘NS&I hasn’t returned my £20,000 Premium Bond investment’

By Jessica Gorst-Williams A reader asks NS&I to return his investments so he can put the money towards the purchase of a house – but weeks on and the funds had still not materialised Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3fa8dd05/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cmoney0Esaving0Etips0Cjessicainvestigates0C111677610CNSandI0Ehasnt0Ereturned0Emy0E20A0A0A0A0EPremium0EBond0Einvestment0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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