THE housing market appears to be retreating slightly in light of many factors but what might it mean for borrowers and buyers alike? As always, it’s a case of seeing through the noise and being the canary – the live one, not the test one.
HAVE you ever had trouble with badgers damaging your swimming pool? This, and many more unusual situations, can be covered by insurance, and Aviva have produced a list of their more wildly unusual insurance claims, which we’ll look at later on.
QUESTION: I have been reading about glitches in tax return software standards which means that taxpayers may have to file their 2016/17 tax return by paper instead of electronically to ensure they don’t overpay their tax.
DID you know that there is a big bronze padlock on your state pension? Since 2010, the value of the state pension has been protected by the ‘Pensions Triple Lock’, which increases its value in line with inflation, average earnings, or 2.
STOCK markets, pension funds and investment ISAs didn’t breathe a sigh of relief last week after Marine Le Penn’s far right party was defeated, that sigh was enjoyed on the first round when it was clear Le Penn would not win.