Everyday money

Brexit-weary London drags down UK house price growth

Annual house price growth in Q1 of 2019 stood at just 0.4%. Behind the headline figure were sharp regional differences.

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Changes to NS&I bonds will see higher-rate taxpayers breach personal savings allowance

We explain that changes to NS&I's three-year Guaranteed Growth Bond, paying 1.95% interest, will see higher-rate taxpayers breach the personal savings allowance. 

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April 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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Rosemary Banyard to leave Sanford DeLand

Rosemary Banyard, who works with Keith Ashworth-Lord, manager of the Money Observer Rated Fund CFP SDL UK Buffettology, will leave Sanford DeLand in six months’ time.

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Interactive investor introduces new monthly fee model

The investment platform will replace its quarterly fee with a flat monthly fee.

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Gold demand hits six-month high against uncertain Brexit backdrop

According to the Gold Investor Index, demand for the precious

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How quirk in the pension calculation costs savers tens of thousands

The way contributions are calculated for auto-enrolment is leaving many short-changed.  

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Helena Morrissey: fund industry ‘hides behind compliance’ when it comes to jargon

Dame Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing at Legal & General, has called on the fund management industry to speak in plain English to help consumers. 

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Probate fee hike delayed by Brexit

Controversial plans to change the flat probate fee structure to one based on the size of estate have been delayed. 

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