Your finances

Sweet charity: how the principles of philanthropy can benefit donors and good causes

Make your charity donations count by considering philanthropy services and giving the tax-efficient way, writes Sam Barrett.

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Age-related white-lie telling: would you?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent explains when he would (hypothetically) be prepared to tell a white lie to bag an age-related discount. 

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Age-related white-lie telling: would you?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent explains when he would (hypothetically) be prepared to tell a white lie to bag an age-related discount. 

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Changes to EIS start to bite, despite inheritance tax receipts at record high

Tax relief on investments in small privately-owned companies fell by 22% in 2016/17, the latest figures show.

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Financial planning and dementia: how to protect your family

All you need to know about the financial implications of dementia.

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Tax

High earners face hefty tax bills on undeclared pension contributions

Thousands of Britons could face large bills because they do not understand a question on their tax return.

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Big banks fail to reward loyal savers: we name the smaller lenders paying the best rates

UK savers have £292 billion in cash Isas and more than half of that sum is in accounts held at the big banks. Yet, they pay less than smaller rivals. We pinpoint the best savings rates and star buys.

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Sluggish house price growth as Brexit weighs on the market

A Halifax report reveals how the property market has stalled since the EU referendum in 2016.

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