Scrap student loans and save tax-free to pay for university

By Kate Palmer A right-leaning think tank has called for a radical change in university funding, which would see families investing money to pay for their child’s education instead of relying on a student loan Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3fa2f158/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0C111739890CScrap0Estudent0Eloans0Eand0Esave0Etax0Efree0Eto0Epay0Efor0Euniversity0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Rate rise always a year away – so this is what savers should do…

By Richard Evans The Bank Rate now looks likely to remain at 0.5pc for another year. But only some savers should fix Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f99f13d/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinterest0Erates0C11170A3760CRate0Erise0Ealways0Ea0Eyear0Eaway0Eso0Ethis0Eis0Ewhat0Esavers0Eshould0Edo0B0B0B0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Peer-to-peer lenders could see tax-free returns as government consults on Isa

Investors in lenders such as Zopa could shelter returns in Isa if government can find a way to make it happen Savers who invest their money with peer-to-peer lending websites such as Zopa could see their returns become tax-free after the government said it was considering how to put them into the Isa system. Peer-to-peer […]

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Savers one step closer to peer-to-peer Isas

By Katie Morley The Government has today initiated a two month consultation to decide how peer-to-peer will be included in Isas Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f8b015f/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0Cisas0C111677830CSavers0Eone0Estep0Ecloser0Eto0Epeer0Eto0Epeer0EIsas0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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What has happened to my 4pc account?

By Jessica Gorst-Williams At one point Credit Suisse said the reader was not provided with a statement for last year because it was ‘behind with the paperwork’ Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f7aebe6/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cmoney0Esaving0Etips0Cjessicainvestigates0C111542440CWhat0Ehas0Ehappened0Eto0Emy0E40Eaccount0EA0Emissing0ECredit0ESuisse0Estatement0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Intelligent Finance cuts Isa rates – on orders from Europe

By Sophie Christie Intelligent Finance has cut the rates on its Isas as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce its market share as part of a 2009 European Commission ruling Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f72361b/sc/46/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0Cisas0C111614780CIntelligent0EFinance0Ecuts0EIsa0Erates0Eon0Eorders0Efrom0EEurope0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Isa allowance to rise to £15,240 (in theory)

By Andrew Oxlade The £15,000 Isa limit should rise to £15,240 if the Treasury applies its usual rule to the annual increase Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f713325/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0Cisas0C111617820CIsa0Eor0ENisa0Eallowance0Eto0Erise0Eto0E15240A0Ein0Etheory0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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New savings account and Isa offers table-topping rate

By Sophie Christie BM Savings ‘goes against trend’ by offering a top rate of 1.6pc on its easy-access account Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f70a758/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C111595590CNew0Esavings0Eaccount0Eand0EIsa0Eoffers0Etable0Etopping0Erate0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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£1m savings cover? We could have done with that when Northern Rock went sour

By Richard Evans Comment: The run on Northern Rock might have been nipped in the bud had the compensation scheme not been overcomplicated by Whitehall Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f690348/sc/7/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C111595130C1m0Esavings0Ecover0EWe0Ecould0Ehave0Edone0Ewith0Ethat0Ewhen0ENorthern0ERock0Ewent0Esour0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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£100 became £603 in three years: Britain’s best share schemes

By Katie Morley Profits from Save as You Earn (SAYE) schemes have more than doubled, but not for Tesco workers. We reveal the winners and losers Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/3f5e36c7/sc/36/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0C111534770C10A0A0Ebecame0E60A30Ein0Ethree0Eyears0EBritains0Ebest0ESave0EAs0EYou0EEarn0Eschemes0Eand0Eits0Edefinitely0Enot0ETesco0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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