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Job uncertainty

Research from Prudential shows that one in 10 UK workers fear their jobs are in imminent danger. Yet over one-third of people say they have few or no savings in place should they lose their jobs or be unable to work.

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Comments from the pro-HIP lobbyists make me laugh

From Peter Sowerby In the week following the glimmer of common sense from the government in its withdrawal of Home Condition Reports from Home Information Packs I couldn’t help but laugh at the comments from the pro-HIP lobby trying to save their skins and future profits. No wonder the Association of Home Information Pack Providers […]

AHIPP continue to support HIPs

The Association of Home Information Pack providers has pledged its commitment to the future success of the HIP despite the controversy surrounding Home Condition Reports.AHIPP and its members are in the final stages of planning a regional roll out which will commence later this year. The objective of the roll out will be to demonstrate […]

Bankruptcies up by 66%

Insolvency figures from the Department of Trade and Industry for Q2 2006 reveal a 66% annual rise in the number of people being made bankrupt.

Give us a break

The government is keen to see more mortgage borrowers with some form of payment or income protection insurance, and targets that equate to doubling the number of protection policies in force are often talked up.

The Perils of Passive Investing

The era of loose monetary policy created an environment that rewarded passive investors in the US. However, with the US raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Felix Wintle explains why he believes active investing will be more important than ever. In the video Felix discusses: The rising cost of capital and its […]

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