Financial Advice Items
Banking customers are more likely to head online than visit or contact their provider for financial advice, potentially due to a lack of useful documentation being available from banks.
Brits are making the most their money by trading off expensive purchases for value for money. Research from first direct bank suggests supermarkets are the key place to save cash.
Research from Bright Grey has found that over-35s would give their 20 year old self some stern advice where their finances are concerned. Tips included paying more attention to debts, being clever with cash and starting a pension early.
While many are trying to save, some are chewing the fat of some of their past financial regrets, according to research from Skipton Financial Services. The company has released research that shows cars, gambling and dodgy investments top the list of financial regrets.
Trundling around the shops is bad enough as it is, without having to battle a middle-aged man with a chip on his shoulder for a bag of peppers. Using a growing bag to grow vegetables is a great way to cut costs and stay healthy.
Short-term lender Wonga.com has called for Brits to speak out about anything they do not understand when signing up for a financial product. Research from the company has found that many of have little knowledge of the terminology we deal with on a daily basis.
YouGov has called for the implementation of subjects that cover financial literacy in schools. Their research has found that many of us struggle to understand financial documents, which could be sending us towards trouble.
Households are working hard to cut spending and reduce debt, but are ‘swimming against a tide' of falling real incomes and the high cost of living, debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service has warned after releasing its annual statistics for the last year.
A new poll by the Money Advice Service reveals just how squeamish we are when it comes to talking about finance – just nine per cent of the population would feel comfortable discussing their money situation with anyone.
Many young Brits are missing out on financial advice from their grandparents, according to the latest savings survey data from NS&I. More than a third of those polled believe their grandparents are good financial role models.
Spread betting can be a lucrative form of trading, but as with any investment there are risks associated with it and it is important to be aware of these before starting any form of financial betting.
Bridging loans can be a useful way of meeting a number of financial aspirations; however, before you decide to take out any particular product it is crucial that you have a good understanding of the rates you will be charged.
If you're searching for an effective way of borrowing money quickly, you may wish to look into the range of bridging finance products available. However, when browsing the market you should not fall into the mistake of thinking bridging loans and bridging finance deals are the same thing. In fact, there are numerous differences between the two.
A bridging loan can prove an extremely useful financial tool in order to help you buy a property as well as meeting other life aspirations.
Setting up a Contracts for Difference (CFD) trading account is a relatively straightforward process, but there are a few things that you need to bear in mind when choosing a broker to work with, as well as considering how best to manage your investment activities.
Bridging loans can be a useful way of accessing extra funds when you need them; however, before taking out this kind of credit you are likely to have lots of questions. Indeed, bridging finance often has misconceptions attached. So, to discover the ins and outs of such loans, read on.
If you are looking for a way to invest privately across a wide range of markets then you may find that financial spread betting is a good option to consider.
Contracts for difference (CFDs) are one way in which traders can engage in speculation activity on the financial markets without having to purchase the shares, currency or commodity in question.
An iPhone application launched by advice website unbiased.co.uk to help consumers search for an independent financial adviser has been downloaded more than 500 times since it first appeared in the autumn of 2010.