House sales on track for their best year since before financial crisis

House sales on track for their best year since before financial crisis By Emma Dunkley, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 16:50 EDT, 31 July 2021 | Updated: 17:01 EDT, 31 July 2021 House sales are on track for their best year since before the financial crisis.  The number of homes bought and sold is set … Read more

Most money spent on homes in last 12 months since the financial crisis

The £275bn home buying spree: More money was spent buying property in England and Wales in the past year than in any since the financial crisis The last time spending on housing was so high was in November 2007  March saw highest monthly spend since 1995, beating the record by £8billion Higher house prices have … Read more

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s record firm had more than £5million locked in the bank, financial records show

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s record firm had more than £5million locked in the bank by the end of September 2020 By Sam Baker For Mailonline Published: 17:55 BST, 16 May 2021 | Updated: 17:55 BST, 16 May 2021 Financial records submitted last year show that Rag ‘n’ Bone man’s record company was sat on more … Read more

Provident Financial axes doorstep lending after 141 years putting

Provident Financial axes doorstep lending after 141 years putting 2,100 jobs at risk By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 10 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 10 May 2021 Provident Financial is closing its 141-year-old doorstep lending business – putting 2,100 jobs at risk. The firm, which specialises in loans for … Read more

Aviva backs calls for Government crackdown on financial fraud

Pension giant Aviva backs calls for Government crackdown on financial fraud after its brand is hijacked by criminals At least 27 fake websites were set up in Aviva’s name to dupe unsuspecting victims into handing over cash  The pension giant warned that shutting down the scammer websites is like playing ‘whack-a-mole’ under the current rules  … Read more

No financial services deal at any cost, new FCA boss warns Brussels

Britain will not sign a financial services deal with the EU at any cost, new FCA boss warns Brussels By Daily Mail City & Finance Published: 22:33 BST, 6 May 2021 | Updated: 22:33 BST, 6 May 2021 The boss of the City watchdog has fired a warning shot at Brussels, saying Britain will not … Read more

Channel Nine newsreader Wendy Kingston marries her financial advisor beau Richard Jefferies

Channel Nine newsreader Wendy Kingston marries her financial advisor beau Richard Jefferies in a stunning ceremony in country New South Wales By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 04:07 BST, 19 April 2021 | Updated: 04:07 BST, 19 April 2021 Channel Nine news presenter Wendy Kingston was married on Saturday in what appeared to have … Read more

What’s behind the rising tide of financial scams? This is Money podcast

We publish our podcast every Friday to the player on This is Money, above, and on Apple Podcasts (iTunes) and on the podcast platforms Audioboom and Acast, both of which allow you to listen on desktop, mobile, or download an app. We also now publish to Spotify. To download the Apple Podcasts app if you … Read more

Would you spy on granny’s financial transactions? Debit card launched to prevent financial abuse

A new financial services company has launched a debit card that allows families, friends and carers to manage an elderly person’s financial affairs through a virtual or physical debit card. The co-founder of GuardianCard, Nick Thompson, says the business and card were created to prevent the elderly being subjected to theft and other types of … Read more

GMB: Nick Hewer says it’s disgraceful’ to snitch on litter louts in return for financial incentives

Countdown presenter Nick Hewer argued that it’s disgraceful’ to snitch on litter louts in return for financial incentives – adding it’s the ‘duty as a citizen.’ Appearing on Good Morning Britain, the 77-year-old insisted that we shouldn’t pay people to tell on others, while TV presenter Bushra Shaikh argued it’s a ‘win win’ to pay people … Read more