Posts Tagged ‘finance’

Personal investors’ confidence badly dented by General Election

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

62% of personal investors believe the outcome of the General Election will negatively impact markets and 65% are concerned about the prospect of another election in the near future. One in four expect a significant stock market correction in coming months with 29% changing or delaying investment decisions in run-up to election. 35% feel less confident about investing as a result of recent political events. (more…)

Brits Love Retail Loyalty: Half of UK consumers choose a retailer on loyalty points

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

A points-obsessed nation: 13 million are clueless on the value of their loyalty cards, with 30 million signed up to more than three schemes. (more…)

One in four millennials would scrimp on car insurance to save money

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Consider yourself a risk taker? (more…)

Have You Put Yourself in a Hole?

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

The biggest mistake I have made in life has by far been the lack of responsibility when it comes to my credit. (more…)

New York Fed Examines Regional Household Debt and Credit Trends

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Overall Consumer Distress Levels Improve in the New York Fed’s Region and Remain Low Compared to the Nation (more…)

UK Consumer Confidence Improves But is Still in Negative Territory

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index increased two points to – 5 in May.  Four of the five measures increased, and one remained unchanged. (more…)

Nine in Ten People Reject Robo-Decision-Making for Their Finances

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

91 per cent of people in Europe would not let a computer program make and act on financial decisions on their behalf, with Robo-advice being less popular (more…)

The Share Centre explains why St James' Place is a 'Buy'

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Graham Spooner, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, explains why wealth management and financial planning firm St James’s Place is share of the week this week: (more…)

Brexit fears linked to the rise in protected trust deeds

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Protected trust deed applications have increased 16% year on year, with concerns relating to Brexit thought to be behind the surge. (more…)

Household debt will reach record high in first year of new government, says TUC

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

– Unsecured debt per household will pass pre-crisis peak this year, and exceed £15,000 by 2020
Low wage, low investment model is pushing the economy into the danger zone, says TUC
– Next government must deliver plan to address living standards crisis

Inheritance Tax relief on charitable donations predicted to reach record £900 million

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Amount claimed increased 16% in most recent year, with increased potential for disputes over charitable donations in estates (more…)

Financial Analyst warns of ‘Everything Bubble’

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

In his latest video Mike Maloney is warning that the next financial crisis will be much worse than we saw in the credit crunch of 2007-2008 (video below). (more…)