Everyday money

Property guru Kevin McCloud hands bond investors huge losses

The long-time presenter of Channel 4’s Grand Designs TV show had raised money from investors between 2013 and 2017 to fund his company, HAB.

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Savers stung by stealth rate cuts

If you havent checked the interest rate on your savings recently, you could be earning as little as 0.1%.

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Buying premium bonds for children just got easier

Anyone can now invest in premium bonds on behalf of children under the age of 16.

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August 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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State pension age could rise to 75

A Conservative think tank report claims that raising the state pension age would help boost the economy.

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Scam victims mocked and misled by Action Fraud

Staff at an Action Fraud call centre referred to victims as morons, screwballs

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No 1p or 2p coins made last year: are copper coins heading for scrapheap?

Most coins are used only once before they are saved or discarded.

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Fraudsters using fake celebrity news in ‘get rich quick’ investment scam

Similar investment scams on Instagram have cost unsuspecting victims more than £3 million.

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Five million savers in danger of losing retirement funds to scammers

New research from the City Watchdog shows the financially savvy are as vulnerable as anyone else to pension-focused scams.

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