Posts Tagged ‘finance’

Smaller Lifetime Care Awards Means Accident Victims Need to Take More Investment Risk

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Lump sum pay-outs need to last at least 50 years, warns IW&I

Average age of award recipients is just 10 years old

IW&I welcomes regular review of the discount rate (more…)

Almost Half of People in the UK Admit to Hoarding Money from Loved Ones

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Almost half of Brits admit to hiding money that their loved ones know nothing about – with the average being more than £11,000, new research has found. (more…)

Could Your Personality Traits be Losing You Over £300 a Year?

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

A new report released today has revealed that the average household can be losing £367 a year on their insurance and energy bills, by not switching: and your personality traits could be the reason. (more…)

Pension inertia rife across UK as over half of companies are not personalising pension communication

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

97% of UK companies are currently experiencing significant pension inertia within their workforce, according to a study (more…)

Study finds accessing pension pots early is the new norm

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

The Retirement Outcomes Review has been published today by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). (more…)

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…)

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