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Compensation level cut for savers with Virgin Money, Clydesdale Bank, and Yorkshire Bank accounts

Consolidation within the banking sector means that savers should check the level of cover that they have.

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Easy-access savings account rates cut

While rates on fixed-rate bonds have been falling, now banks and building societies have turned their attention to easy-access accounts.

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November 2019: what are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we examine the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2019.

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General Election 2019: UK credit rating at risk of downgrade

Citing Brexit and increased fiscal spending, Moody's said it may be forced to downgrade the UK's credit rating. 

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Better-educated pensioners ‘more likely to be duped by scammers’

Better-educated Britons are more likely to be a victim of fraud as they think they are too intelligent to be tricked, says regulator.

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One in 10 investment trust board directors have no ‘skin in the game’

A total of 6% of chairman have no shares in the trust they oversee.

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Grandparents save families £6,600 a year in childcare costs

Every week, grandparents carry out £127 worth of childcare duties.

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Win a copy of The Naked Trader

We have 10 copies of the fifth edition of The Naked Trader to give away, courtesy of publisher Harriman House.

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Investors dump equity funds at record rates

The third quarter of 2019 saw the largest net retail outflows on record at £4.6 billion.

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Filing a tax return ‘like fighting a moray eel’

UK taxpayers have compared the stress of filing a tax return to undergoing a dental procedure or fighting an eel, research shows.

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Investors should brace for slew of UK company profit warnings

A worsening global macro-economic environment is currently unfavourable to UK businesses.

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Top 10 most popular investment funds – October 2019

Two new funds entered our most-bought list amid some mid-table shuffling.

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