Technology has transformed the way many of us make everyday payments – and some recent announcements by banks have given a glimpse of what the future could hold.
The UK housing market has been going through a confusing time lately, with buyers and sellers trying to work out what uncertainty surrounding Brexit will mean for property sales.
The housing market’s spring selling season is under way and, for some, this may mean downsizing from a family-sized property to a new smaller home that better suits their needs.
Equity release is becoming increasingly popular as a means of supplementing income in your later years. In a record-setting quarter, £136 of property wealth was unlocked every second in the UK between October and December 2018.
Some households will experience ballooning bills with a number of costs, including some utility bills, increasing this month.
Loyal home insurance customers who stick with the same provider for six years or more are driving the profits of firms in this sector, analysis from Citizens Advice suggests.
Tax and pensions changes are coming into effect as the new financial year gets under way from Saturday – meaning people may have more money coming in and perhaps more going out.
The minimum amounts that can be put into workplace pensions will be stepped up from this week, as UK savers are encouraged to put aside more for their retirement.
ISA providers are jostling for savers’ attention ahead of the new tax year – and the market is looking brighter for savers, with some providers increasing their rates.
Chances are, not many young adults – or their parents for that matter – expected they would still be living in the family home well into their 20s and 30s, but it’s a reality for many people these days.
It is no longer only the Queen who leaves home without cash amid a revolution on the high streets as shoppers ditch notes and coins for plastic.