The millennial bunnies from Philip Hammond’s hat in #Budget2018

Credit unions will get a Budget shot in the arm with the launch of a Premium Bond-style lottery prize to tempt young workers into these alternatives to mainstream finance. The…

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Our guide to the best magic money trees for first-time buyers

UPDATED: 2018 There ain't no magic money tree, say the Conservatives. But that hasn't stopped them splashing the cash on first-time buyers initiatives in recent times. Bountiful schemes like the Help to…

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The new tax year – WAIT come back! Your quick lowdown

Iona Bain IT'S THE NEW TAX YEAR, WOO HOO, LET'S CELEBRATE, WHAT AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO DO LOTS OF MAGICAL WONDERFUL COOL AWESOME THINGS WITH OUR MONEY! Said no-one ever. The financial media loves…

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Outrage over Budget tax on the self-employed

Iona Bain Philip Hammond is in for a severe backlash from Britain's 2 million-strong self-employed entrepreneurs today following his announcement in the Budget to raise national insurance contributions for non-employees. Class 4 national…

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Working parents and pensioners are Osborne’s winners
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 30: In this photo illustration, Scottish bank notes are placed on a table on January 30, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, said yesterday during a speech in Edinburgh, that an independent Scotland would need to give up some power to make a currency union with the rest of the UK work. (Photo Illustration by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Working parents and pensioners are Osborne’s winners

    Elliot and Natasha Goodman, with sons Jonah (4) and Aaron (2) Chiko Photography Iona Bain Published at 12:01AM, March 19 2016 Middle Britain is faring best from six…

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