Category Archives: Investments

inheritance-tax

David Cameron Hints at Inheritance Tax Pledge

David Cameron has claimed that he still aims to raise the threshold for inheritance tax so that only “the rich” will be liable for it. He has hinted that a…

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A New Industry – Peer to Peer Lending

Peer to peer lending is the practice of borrowing and lending money between individuals across an online exchange.  It is also known as social lending and is becoming a rapidly…

IMF says Spain’s economy still facing major risks

It seems that the Euro is in the news a lot just lately. A few months ago I wrote about Spain, Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Italy all heading for financial…

David Cameron to take charge of under-fire NHS reforms

So one half of the Laurel and Hardy comedy act is going to personally take charge of the “NHS reform bill”. I think that you are realizing that your financial…

Unemployment surges to 17-year high

Unemployment is at it highest since 1994, now think about this, 17 years that was the last time we had such bad figures especially amongst the young. Now if my…

Cameron to Fight ‘Enemies of Enterprise’

Well it seems Mr. Cameron has put his foot down and is insisting that he will fight tooth and nail against anyone who doesn’t like the idea of his new…

Pensions industry warns against early access to savings

I think that nearly everyone with a private pension has had to dip into it or are seriously thinking about dipping into it. At the moment the age for anyone…

Qatar ‘interested’ in investing in RBS and Lloyds

Qatar ‘interested’ in investing in RBS and Lloyds This could be good news for the account holders of these banks. The royal family of Qatar already have a stake in…

Lloyds sets aside £500m to compensate customers for mortgage ‘confusion

At  last we see a bank ready to give back some of the money it stole from there customers, this has been a long time coming, and for some it…

William Hague ‘lobbied strongly’ for oil companies run by Tory Donors

This really is a conninglib joke, Mr. William Hague, making phone calls to the Ugandan President, a few years ago there was an almighty stink about the cash for questions…